A holiday party isn't nearly as fun if your friends aren't around, so Chance the Rapper called up some pals and invited them down to Saturday Night Live for the show's seasonal special. Thankfully, his performances went way, way better than his attempt to decorate the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.
Earlier this month, Chance asked fans what songs they want to hear him perform on SNL, as he was trying to bring two tracks from Coloring Book to the late-night program that he hadn't yet performed on television.
He wound up with the album's closer, "Finish Line/Drown," as his first selection, and brought out Noname to share some verses and join in him dancing all over the Studio 8H stage.
For "Same Drugs," Chance pulled out all the stops: He started at the piano, brought in a string section, and surprised the audience with Frances and the Lights, who took over at the baby grand before (fake) snowflakes fell on Chance and his mighty ensemble. His smile at the end of the tune says it all, really, and it made for an uplifting close to a huge season for SNL — and a huge year for Chance, too.