On Jan. 26 American rapper Kendrick Lamar performed his singles "Swimming Pool (Drank)" and "Poetic Justice" on the NBC late night program "Saturday Night Live". The show was hosted by Adam Levine and Lamar not only performed two songs, but was also featuring in the SNL digital short "YOLO" featuring Levine, and The Lonely Island. You can watch Kendrick Lamar performing "Swimming Pool (Drank)" on "Saturday Night Live" here.
For the performance Lamar wore all black and his backing band wore matching sweatshirts that had "T.D.E." written on the front. The song "Poetic Justice" features a verse by rapper Drake, but he did not appear on the show to perform with Lamar.
Both "Poetic Justice" and "Swimming Pool (Drank)" are singles from Lamar's second studio album, "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City". The album was released on Oct. 22, 2012 via Top Dawg Entertainment/Interscope Records and it debuted at No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. You can watch Kendrick Lamar perform "Poetic Justice" live on "Saturday Night Live" here.
The next new episode of "Saturday Night Live" will premiere on Feb. 9 and singer-songwriter Justin Bieber will act as both host and musical guest. What did you think about Kendrick Lamar's performance on "Saturday Night Live"? Let me know in the comments below or on our Facebook page.