Kendrick Lamar set the bar high for artists who are scheduled to grace the “Saturday Night Live” stage this season.
Lamar joined the Miles Teller-hosted show to perform “Rich Spirit,” “N95,” and “Father Time” from his latest album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. For “Father Time,” Lamar brought out Sampha, who appears on the studio version of the song. Watch it all go down below.
Now in its 48th season, Saturday Night Live announced in September that Kendrick Lamar, Willow, and Megan Thee Stallion would be its musical guests for the month of October. Willow’s Brendan Gleeson-hosted episode will air on October 8, with Megan Thee Stallion’s performance to broadcast the following week. Megan will notably pull double duty as both the musical guest and host of the show’s October 15 episode.
Kendrick Lamar has performed on SNL before, joining Anderson .Paak for “Tints” in 2018, with additional performances in November 2014, February 2014, and January 2013. He’s also gearing up for a stretch European tour dates as part of his 2022 world tour, which kicks off in Amsterdam on October 7.