Drake “Hype” On ‘SNL’ – WATCH VIDEO

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By Michael Lewittes


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Drake performed “Hype” on this week’s “SNL” as his second song. His first “SNL” song was One Dance.” “Hype” is off Drake’s new album Views. See the video below of Drake’s performance of “Hype” on “Saturday Night Live.”

This marks the third time Drake has been the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.” As Gossip Cop previously noted, it’s also his second time pulling double duty as both the show’s musical performer and host. Drake first appearance came in 2011. He returned three years later to sing and act, and is back again now.

“Hype” was recently released and reached number 33 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 25 on its Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. And little more than three weeks later, Drake released Views, which debuted on the Billboard Hot 200 chart.

After “Saturday Night Live,” Drake will go on the road, stopping in the biggest cities in the U.S. and Canada, as part of his Summer Sixteen Tour. The kicks off in Austin on July 20, and stops in such places as Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Las Vegas, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Atlanta before ending in Drake’s hometown of Vancouver on September 17. Check out the video below of Drake’s performance of “Hype” on “SNL.”

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