- Stephen ColbertORG XMIT: NYET222 FILE - In this May 27, 2009 file photo, Stephen Colbert poses for a portrait in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, file)
CBS has announced today that Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman when he walks away from the Late Show at the end of this year. Colbert is best known for his satire laced fake news show on Comedy Central, The Colbert Report.
Colbert will leave his show and his right-wing persona and be the face of the Late Show. The Colbert Report has had some pretty signature hip-hop moments, Lets take a look at them below.
Stephen Colbert Clowns Kanye West’s $120 A.P.C T-Shirt
On The Colbert Report, Colbert begins with a brief introduction to Yeezy’s collaboration with A.P.C., which leads to him clowning the brand’s $120 t-shirt.
Stephen Colbert Raps Alongside Alicia Keys
Colbert surprises everyone and raps alongside Alicia Keys as she sings.
Black Star Performs On The Colbert Report
Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and Talib Kweli perform on the show.
Stephen Colbert Says White People Have Taken Over Rap
Stephen Colbert says African Americans can now move over and let white people take over the rap game. After touching on the four Grammys that Macklemore and Ryan Lewis took home, including Best Rap Album, he thanked the likes of Kanye, Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z and Drake for fighting the good fight.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis On The Colbert Report
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis come on The Colbert Report to discuss their album and hip-hop
Operation Humble Kanye
Mad that Kanye’s 808 and Heartbreak is higher on the charts than Colbert’s A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!, Stephen starts Operation Humble Kanye