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Kendrick Lamar and Megan Thee Stallion set for ‘SNL’ season 48


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Kendrick Lamar will be the musical guest for Saturday Night Live’s season 48 premiere on October 1.
This will be his third performance on SNL. Two weeks later on October 15, Megan Thee Stallion will pull double duty as the host and musical guest. After previously performing, this will be Megan’s first time hosting.

After a five year hiatus, Lamar dropped his long awaited fifth studio album, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, on May 13. Pharrell Williams is among the producers, along with Kendrick’s cousin Baby Keem. The album features Kodak Black, Summer Walker, Ghostface Killah from Wu-Tang Clan and many more.

The 14-time Grammy winner kicked off the North American leg of the Big Steppers tour on July 19 in Oklahoma City. His final American show was Saturday in Los Angeles.

Lamar received nine nominations for the BET Hip Hop Awards, which will air October 4.

Megan released her second album, Traumazine, on August 12 featuring Future, Jhené Aiko, Latto, Dua Lipa, Lucky Daye, Rico Nasty and more. The three-time Grammy winner is up for two BET Hip Hop Awards.

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