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Dave Chappelle to host ‘SNL’ for first time ever

A Tribe Called Quest is the musical guest.


Audra Schroeder


Published Nov 4, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 3:54 pm CDT

NBC announced on Friday that Dave Chappelle will host Saturday Night Live on Nov. 12. A Tribe Called Quest, which just announced its new album, will be the musical guest. 

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This marks the first time Chappelle has hosted the show. It will also be the first SNL to air after Election Day. 

Chappelle had a part in Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq, but he’s largely returned to the stage through standup appearances since Chappelle’s Show went off the air. 

H/T The Hollywood Reporter 

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*First Published: Nov 4, 2016, 2:47 pm CDT