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Chris Redd, from left, Will Stephen, Eli Brueggemann, and Kenan Thompson winners of the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for "Saturday Night Live - Host: Chance the Rapper" pose for a portraits during night two of the Television Academy's 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)
Chris Redd, from left, Will Stephen, Eli Brueggemann, and Kenan Thompson winners of the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for "Saturday Night Live - Host: Chance the Rapper" pose for a portraits during night two of the Television Academy's 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)

Chris Redd is an artist, comedian, and self-proclaimed "failed-rapper." Redd is also the 19th African-American cast member to appear on Saturday Night Live in 44 seasons. He's in his second season on SNL, where he's portrayed Kanye West and been in a series of sketches that parody "woke" rap songs.

Chris Redd will be performing at WBUR's Cityspace on Saturday at 7 p.m. 

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Chris Redd, comedian and featured cast member of Saturday Night Live. He tweets @reddsaidit.

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