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Chance the Rapper

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Critic Consensus: Though not every sketch plays, human ray of sunshine Chance the Rapper delights in a solid episode that leans into its host's silliness and even gets a few spooks in.

Episode Info

Chance the Rapper comes back to SNL as a musical guest.

Cast

Critic reviews for Chance the Rapper

While this return episode is not as good as his first time hosting back in Season 43, Chance still functions as a really good host for those same reasons.

October 27, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Powered by Chance the Rapper, tonight's show had no real duds, as Chance led the cast through a series of sketches where even if not every joke landed, general exuberance carried them through. That said, many jokes landed.

October 27, 2019 | Full Review…

It's ironic that Chance the Rapper monologued about all the things that are second-best, because his second turn as host of Saturday Night Live was a vast improvement over his first.

October 27, 2019 | Full Review…

OK, Chance the Rapper is a delight.

October 27, 2019 | Full Review…

He is short-torsoed, goofy-legged joy, goodness and quickness in a Chicago Teachers Union sweatshirt, a lyrical professor, and a kid excited just to be back at the show. He was also the most charismatic host yet of Saturday Night Live season 45.

October 27, 2019 | Full Review…

I've always found that Chance's unabashed homerism for Chicago hits me in unexpected ways. And as opening-monologues-as-songs go, I'll never object when the host is an actual musician.

October 27, 2019 | Full Review…

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