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Kanye West dresses like a Perrier bottle during head-scratching SNL performance with Lil Pump

Kanye West dressed as a giant Perrier water bottle and wore a Make America Great Again cap to perform on Saturday Night Live’s season 44 premier.

The 41-year-old rapper had stepped up to replace Ariana Grande, who was scheduled to perform but canceled for emotional reasons following the death of her ex-boyfriend, Mac Miller.

His first song was a comedic affair with with Lil Pump, where they were both dressed as water bottles to perform I Love It with Adele Givens projected on a screen behind them.

Thirsty: Kanye West dressed up like a Perrier water bottle during a strange performance during SNL’s season 44 premiere this weekend

At the end of the show Kanye got political by donning a MAGA hat to perform Ghost Town alongside Kid Cudi. Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake hit the stage to join them as the credits rolled.

Kanye, who has performed on SNL six times before, also rapped with Teyana Taylor for We Got Love. The song was reportedly recorded for her latest Kanye-produced album K.T.S.E., but omitted because of issues with sample clearances.

The host of the night was BlacKKKlansman star Adam Driver with a guest appearance from from Matt Damon as Brett Kavanaugh. Wendy Williams, Lorne Michaels and SNL alum Rachel Dratch also made cameos.

Pete Davidson joked about his shotgun engagement to Ariana Grande saying: ‘She’s the number one pop star in the world and I’m that guy from SNL that everyone thinks is in desperate need for more blood.’

Controversial: At the end of the show Kanye got political by donning a MAGA

Controversial: At the end of the show Kanye got political by donning a MAGA

Replacement: The 41-year-old rapper and guest Lil Pump had stepped up to replace Ariana Grande

Replacement: The 41-year-old rapper and guest Lil Pump had stepped up to replace Ariana Grande

Guest: Kid Cudi joined to perform Ghost Town at the end of the show

Guest: Kid Cudi joined to perform Ghost Town at the end of the show

Driver-ing them crazy! The host of the night was BlacKKKlansman star Adam Driver

Driver-ing them crazy! The host of the night was BlacKKKlansman star Adam Driver

Odd couple: Pete Davidson joked about his shotgun engagement to Ariana Grande saying: 'She's the number one pop star in the world and I'm that guy from SNL that everyone thinks is in desperate need for more blood'

Odd couple: Pete Davidson joked about his shotgun engagement to Ariana Grande saying: ‘She’s the number one pop star in the world and I’m that guy from SNL that everyone thinks is in desperate need for more blood’

‘Remember when that entire city pretended that that kid was Batman because he was sick? That’s what this feels like.’

When asked by Colin Jost he enjoyed ‘all the attention’ he said: ‘I hate it, it’s awful, I got death threats…I was leaving my building and my doorman said “Yo man, somebody’s trying to kill you.”

It is estimated that Grande’s net worth is roughly $50 million dollars, while Davidson’s is around $500,000. 

Unreal: 'Remember when that entire city pretended that that kid was Batman because he was sick? That's what this feels like'

Unreal: ‘Remember when that entire city pretended that that kid was Batman because he was sick? That’s what this feels like’

No thanks: When asked by Colin Jost he enjoyed 'all the attention' he said: 'I hate it, it's awful, I got death threats

No thanks: When asked by Colin Jost he enjoyed ‘all the attention’ he said: ‘I hate it, it’s awful, I got death threats

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