Kendrick Lamar kicks off new season of ‘Saturday Night Live’ with three-song set

Kendrick Lamar kicks off new season of ‘Saturday Night Live’ with three-song set

Kendrick Lamar was the musical visitor for the initial episode of the new season of Saturday Evening Are living previous evening (Oct 1) – see his 3-song established under.

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Previous week, Kendrick was announced to conduct on the 48th year of the famous show, with Megan Thee Stallion and Willow other approaching musical attendees.

As promised, Lamar kicked off the new season on Saturday night time alongside guest host Miles Teller. He last appeared on SNL in 2018 when he performed ‘Tints’ with Anderson .Paak.

For the new overall performance, Lamar performed a few tracks from ‘Mr. Morale & The Large Steppers’ – ‘Rich Spirit’, ‘N95’ and ‘Father Time’ – the latter of which noticed him joined by Sampha.

Check out the performances below.


Willow is booked to execute on SNL next week (Oct 8) when actor Brendan Gleeson hosts. Then, on October 15, Megan Thee Stallion will be on duty as both host and musical guest.

The new period of SNL features solid customers Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker. Earlier customers Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Chris Redd, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney, among the other folks, have because departed the present.

‘Mr. Morale & The Significant Steppers’, Lamar’s fifth studio album, was launched back again in Could. It earned a five-star review from NME, wherein Kyann-Sian Williams called it “a cathartic, soul-baring autobiography”. Meanwhile, the album has also gained praise from the likes of Lorde, Pharrell Williams, Madonna, producer DJ Dahi, Eminem and Tyler, The Creator.

Last month, Sounwave – a collaborator and producer of Lamar’s – unveiled that he and the rapper had begun operating on the adhere to-up to ‘Mr. Morale & The Massive Steppers’.

In the meantime, Lamar is now underway with ‘The Big Steppers Tour’, with its European leg starting up coming weekend. Lamar will perform 16 exhibits on the continent, as nicely as 10 in the British isles.

The rapper will then conclude the calendar year by touring Australia and New Zealand in December. See the entire record of dates below. Tickets are out there for the American shows in this article, for Europe and the UK here, and for Australia and New Zealand listed here.

7 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome
10 – Prague, CZ – O2 Arena
11 – Berlin, DE – Mercedes-Benz Arena
13 – Hamburg, DE – Barclays Arena
15 – Copenhagen, DK – Royal Arena
17 – Stockholm, SE – Avicii Arena
19 – Oslo, NO – Telenor Arena
21 – Paris, FR – Accor Arena
24 – Stuttgart, DE – Scheleyerhalle
25 – Zurich, CH – Hallenstadion
26 – Laussane, CH – Vaudoise Aréna
28 – Antwerp, BE – Sportpaleis
30 – Cologne, DE – Lanxess Arena
31 – Frankfurt, DE – Festhalle

2 – Glasgow, United kingdom – OVO Hydro
3 – Leeds, British isles – Initially Direct Arena
4 – Newcastle, British isles – Utilita Arena
5 – Birmingham, Uk – Utilita Arena
7 – London, United kingdom – The O2
8 – London, United kingdom – The O2
13 – Dublin, IE – 3Arena
16 – Manchester, British isles – AO Arena

1 – Perth, AUS – RAC Arena
4 – Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
8 – Sydney, AUS – Qudos Lender Arena
12 – Brisbane, AUS – Leisure Middle
16 – Auckland, NZ  – Spark Arena