Dave Chappelle is Internet hosting ‘SNL’ with Musical Visitor Black Star

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Dave Chappelle will host Saturday Night time Reside for the third time. This time, he can be brining alongside Black Star (Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli).

Dave Chappelle is making his return to Saturday Night time Reside

On Saturday, November twelfth, Chappelle will host SNL for the third time. He can be joined by musical visitor Black Star (Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli), who he hosts the Midnight Miracle podcast with on Luminary. 

Chappelle internet hosting SNL proper after a serious United States election is turning into custom. Chappelle can be internet hosting SNL simply days after the midterm elections happen. The final time Chappelle hosted was in 2020, simply days after the presidential election. Earlier than that, he hosted the present days after the 2016 election, when Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton. Throughout that monologue, Chappelle infamously stated that he was prepared to offer Trump an opportunity:

“I’m wishing Donald Trump luck. And I’m going to offer him an opportunity, and we, the traditionally disenfranchised, demand that he give us one too. Thanks very a lot.”

Chappelle would later publicly remorse that call. A yr later he stated, throughout a profit, “I fucked up. I’m sorry.”

As for musical visitor, Chappelle was joined by A Tribe Known as Quest in 2016 and the Foo Fighters in 2020. This time he’s coming with Black Star, who launched their No Worry of Time, their first new album in 24 years, earlier this yr. The album was launched completely on subscription podcast platform Luminary.

In comparison with 2020, Chappelle is a way more radioactive determine. Final yr, he launched The Nearer, his most divisive standup particular but. Upon its launch, The Nearer was derided by critics for its transphobic jokes, whereas workers within Netflix protested the streamer airing the present. Netflix  co-CEO Ted Sarando stood by Chappelle, additional going deeper into the Chappelle enterprise. 

Will Chappelle tackle all of this? We’ll all discover out collectively.