News: Lil Wayne & Eminem Don't Back Down For "Saturday Night Live" Takeover [Video]

Sunday, Dec 19, 2010 11:19AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Grammy-winning rappers Lil Wayne and Eminem joined forces last night (December 19) and took down the house with multiple performances on "Saturday Night Live."

The hip-hop duo performed multiple times throughout the broadcast with hits including "No Love" and Wayne's new "6'7."

Eminem and Lil Wayne shared musical guest duties on the last new "Saturday Night Live" of 2010. First up, the rap titans united to perform their collaboration "No Love" together for the first time. Em later rocked the stage with his Recovery joint "Won't Back Down" before handing the mic over to Weezy who debuted his Carter IV single "6 Foot 7 Foot" for the first time on TV. (Rap-Up)

The show was hosted by Hollywood movie star Jeff Bridges.

At the top of this week's Saturday Night Live, host Jeff Bridges brought out Cookie Monster to sing a duet on "Silver Bells." It was refreshingly sweet -- how nice to see some unironic amusement. Most of the time, however, Saturday Night Live seemed to start its holiday vacation early, with a show that consisted of fitful charm, familiar characters and targets, and a series of sketches whose punchlines were telegraphed by their titles. (Entertainment Weekly)

In March, Kanye West graced "SNL" with multiple performances.

Kanye West brought his energy and his new signature red suit as he performed his new album's debut single "Power" last night (Sat. Oct 2) on Saturday Night Live! The rapper mimicked the music video for the song by performing in front of an all-white back-drop with dozens of dancing women dressed in white surrounding him. 'Ye also took the stage a second time during the evening to perform his new album's second single "Runaway" along with Pusha T who guests on the track, which he premiered less than a month ago at this year's VMAs. (Gossip On This)

Last spring, Jay-Z made headlines for performing on the weekly program.

Musical Guest: Jay-Z "Jay-Z took the stage where he first performed a medley (that was apparently too long ) of his hit songs and eventually was joined by Bridget Kelly for "Empire State of Mind." Later on Mr Hudson wearing some strange pantsteamed up with the rapper on "Young Forever," which he dedicated to the "most incredible Betty White." Too bad Betty and Jay did not do a skit together. (TV Spread It)

Check out footage of Lil Wayne & Eminem's performances below:


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