Kendrick Lamar (Credit: CBS)

Kendrick Lamar reunites with Stephen Colbert for incredible performance on "The Late Show"

The final performer on "The Colbert Report" delivers an incredible performance on the 2nd episode of his new gig


Scott Eric Kaufman
September 10, 2015 4:51PM (UTC)

When "The Colbert Report" finished its run last December, the final musical performer was Kendrick Lamar, who appeared on the show's penultimate episode. So it only makes that he appeared on the second episode of Colbert's new show to perform a medley of songs from his latest album, "To Pimp a Butterfly."

The set list included "Wesley's Theory," "Momma," "King Kunta," and "U," and clearly made a strong impression on his host:

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Watch the entire performance below via CBS.

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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