Drizzy is the latest rap star to visit the popular show.
Drake celebrates both his birthday and the release of his sophomore album, Take Care, on October 24. As a warm-up for his birthday celebration the 24-year-old star will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live, on October 15.
Actress Anna Faris, who is promoting her forthcoming comedy What's Your Number?, will host the show. The performance will mark Drizzy's first appearance on the venerable variety show.
This weekend, rock legends Radiohead kicked off SNL's fall season. This past February, Drake's Young Money cohort Nicki Minaj performed on the show.