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Stephen Colbert announces Kendrick Lamar as first musical guest on Late Show

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The line-up for the first episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is set. Colbert previously announced that George Clooney would be his first guest, and during the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour, Colbert let it slip that Kendrick Lamar would be his first musical guest.

Lamar, who was also Colbert’s last musical guest on The Colbert Report, will join The Late Show‘s premiere episode, which airs Sept. 8 on CBS.