Kendrick Lamar Performs on ‘Saturday Night Live’ (VIDEO)

After a banner year that saw his good kid, m.A.A.d city LP named the best album of 2012 by several publications, Kendrick Lamar made his first appearance on Saturday Night Live. Lamar performed two tracks — “Swimming Pools (Drank)” and “Poetic Justice” — off his critically lauded album. He also appeared in a Digital Short that spoofed the motto “YOLO” with guest host Adam Levine and the Lonely Island guys. Watch Lamar’s performances below.

“Swimming Pools (Drank)”

“Poetic Justice”

SNL Digital Short