Musical guests on Saturday Night Live don’t always get a chance to shine outside their two slotted numbers, but Kanye West nearly stole the show from host Melissa McCarthy last night with some extracurricular appearances. Not only did his numbers blow everyone away with a roster of guests led by Chance the Rapper, but he dropped his new album during the show. And he iced the cake by appearing in one of the season’s best videos. That was the one in which Kyle Mooney discussed his lifelong ambition to show the world that he’s the best rapper, gunning for a rap showdown with Kanye and — hilariously, inexplicably — claiming victory despite Kanye’s masterful performance.
Here’s one of Kanye’s numbers:
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