The date marked the only time Boseman hosted the show, and came as his ascension to major movie star was in full flower. His Black Panther star vehicle was already the cultural buzz of the moment, and Avengers: Infinity War was about to cement his status. Boseman played T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, in both films.
Boseman died on August 28 after a four-year battle with colon cancer.
The above clip has become a viral sensation this week, featuring Boseman in his T’Challa persona on an episode of Black Jeopardy! The clip has more than 24 million views as of today.
Boseman is joined by Shanice (Leslie Jones) and Rashad (Chris Redd) on Black Jeopardy, hosted by Darnell Hayes (Kenan Thompson).