Adam Driver to host Season 44 premiere of ‘SNL;’ Kanye West to perform

Adam Driver. Photo: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

Sept. 17 (UPI) — “BlacKkKlansman” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” actor Adam Driver is to host the Season 44 premiere of “Saturday Night Live,” NBC announced Monday.

The musical guest for the Sept. 29 edition of the sketch-comedy show will be Kanye West, the rapper whose latest album, ye, was No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in June.

This is Driver’s second time hosting “SNL” and West’s seventh appearance on the series.

“SNL” goes into Monday night’s Emmy Awards ceremony with 21 nominations. Its stars Michael Che and Colin Jost are set to host.

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