*Chris Rock is returning to “Saturday Night Live” as a host on November 1st with musical guest Prince, NBC announced Monday.
Before “SNL” could make the official announcement, Prince beat them to the punch with a tweeted photo of Rock dressed as His Royal Badness in “Grown Ups 2.”
— 3RDEYEGIRL (@3RDEYEGIRL) October 14, 2014
Rock was an “SNL” cast member for three seasons in the early ’90s and returned to host once in 1996. Prince’s first appearance as a musical guest came alongside Todd Rundgren during a 1981 episode, hosted by Charlene Tilton…
Prince just released two new albums, “Art Official Age” (which went No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart) and “PlectrumElectrum” (recorded with his current band 3RDEYEGIRL, and a No. 1 entry on Billboard’s Rock chart).
Rock’s movie “Top Five,” co-starring Rosario Dawson, is set for a December release. Watch a preview below: