SNL revealed the news during its April 14 episode, which was hosted by comedian John Mulaney. The long-running series also shared the information on Twitter, displaying Glover and his alter ego Childish Gambino on a bulletin board.
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) April 15, 2018
Glover’s upcoming booking will be his first time appearing on the iconic sketch show in any capacity. He’ll also be joining a rare group of celebrities to handle hosting and musical guest duties on the same episode of SNL. Drake, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez, Ray Charles and Britney Spears are among the other performers who’ve done both.