Chance The Rapper Hosting ‘SNL’ with Eminem as the Musical Guest
Chance The Rapper will be taking on the hosting duties for the Nov. 18 episode of Saturday Night Live, and Eminem will be the musical guest. The news came from the long running show's Twitter account, and they also announced the hosts and musical guests for other episodes.
Presumably, Em playing SNL will only raise the chatter about a new album coming out. Just last week, while showing Yelawolf's Trial by Fire CD, the rapper's manager Paul Rosenberg seemed to plug the new LP with a fake pharmaceutical ad, which people are still buzzing about it.
Plus, it's unlikely the 8 Mile rapper would be playing SNL if he didn't have anything new to perform. On the other hand, he may be performing a couple of one-off singles that aren't a part of an album, but we'll have to see.
Meanwhile, Em recently helped to celebrate the Detroit Pistons new stadium by amping up the crowd before the season opener. Folks are also still talking about his Donald Trump diss at the BET Hip-Hop Awards as well, to the point where Royce Da 5'9" had to respond to some critics.
So far, Em hasn't said anything about playing SNL next month, nor has Chance but it should be the dopest, most hip-hop friendly episode since Dave Chappelle hosted last year and A Tribe Called Quest was the musical guest.
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