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Drake Shaved His Beard for 'SNL' Hosting Gig This Weekend!

Drake has made a drastic change to his look for his upcoming gig as the host of Saturday Night Live this weekend!

The 29-year-old rapper is both the host and musical guest for the episode airing on Saturday (May 14) and it appears he shaved his beard off for a sketch.

In a post that has since been deleted from his Instagram page, Drake said, “Beard making an epic come back in 2 weeks… only for you @nbcsnl.”

See the deleted post below and tune in for SNL on NBC at 11:35pm on Saturday night!

Drake Plays a Game of 'Faceketball' with Jimmy Fallon! (Video)

Drake wears a basketball hoop around his head while playing a game of “Faceketball” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night (May 12) in New York City.

The 29-year-old rapper, whose album Views from the 6 debuted at the top of the charts, showed off his basketball skills while playing the game!

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During the interview, Drake talked about the success of his new album and how his dad hasn’t gotten around to listening to it yet.

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Drake Earns First Hot 100 Number One as Lead Artist!

Drake has reached the number one slot on the Billboard Hot 100 as a lead artist for the first time after his song “One Dance” peaked at the top!

The 29-year-old singer’s song featuring WizKid and Kyla has climbed 2-1 and achieved a record-setting weekly streaming total.

Drake has previously reached number one as a featured artist on Rihanna‘s songs “What’s My Name” and “Work,” but this is his first time at the top with his own song.

A notable feat on this week’s chart if Fifth Harmony reaching number five with their song “Work From Home,” which marks the girl group’s highest chart position.

The other songs in the top five are Desiigner‘s “Panda” at number two, Lukas Graham‘s “7 Years” at number three, and Mike Posner‘s “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” at number four.

Drake's 'Views' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200, Sets Record

Drake‘s latest record Views is No. 1 this week on the Billboard 200 chart!

The 29-year-old Canadian rapper’s fourth studio album earned 1.04 million equivalent album units, 852,000 of which were traditional album sales.

In case you didn’t know, the Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. using the sum total of traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA), and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

Views is Drake‘s sixth straight No. 1 album, following 2015′s What a Time To Be Alive and If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, 2013′s Nothing Was the Same, 2012′s Take Care, and 2010′s Thank Me Later.

His debut EP, So Far Gone, peaked at No. 6 back in 2009.

Meanwhile, Views broke a record with 245.1 million streams in the U.S., dethroning his pal Justin Bieber‘s Purpose, which had just over 100 million plays during its first week in November.

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Are Rihanna & Drake Officially Dating? Sources Say...

Are Rihanna and Drake a couple!? One source says yes!

An insider told People that the 29-year-old entertainer and 28-year-old superstar singer have been “secretly dating for months.”

“They have been keeping it a secret because this time around, they want to do it right and keep their relationship private,” the source continued.

Ri brought Drake on stage during her Anti tour on Wednesday (May 4), and later, they spent time together at her after party.

“[They] dancing all night together,” an onlooker said. “They were being very affectionate.”

Drake Joins Rihanna on Stage for 'Work' - Watch Now!

Drake and Rihanna leave The Nice Guy after her concert’s after party on Wednesday (May 4) in Los Angeles.

The 29-year-old entertainer joined Rihanna on stage that night at her Anti World Tour stop at The Forum to sing “Work”! Watch the video of the pair on stage below…

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Drake previously chatted about Rihanna in a Beats 1 interview. “We’re not just forcing the story,” Drake said. “We have genuine energy between us…We do great music together. It’s hard to do guy/girl collabs…I think [our chemistry is] what makes the records better.”

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Drake Acting as 'Saturday Night Live' Host & Musical Guest!

Drake was just announced as the host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live on Saturday (May 14)!

Drake‘s album Views just dropped last week and it has already become a huge hit. He’s expected to perform songs from his album.

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This Saturday, SNL will feature Oscar winning actress Brie Larson with musical guest Alicia Keys.

The season finale of Saturday Night Live will air on May 21, with former cast member Fred Armisen and singer Courtney Barnett.

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