Kendrick Lamar Will Be One of Next Week's Final Guests on 'The Colbert Report'

Kendrick Lamar performs at the 2014 Made In America Festival
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Kendrick Lamar performs during Day 1 of the Budweiser Made in America festival at Los Angeles Grand Park on August 30, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Amazing to think in one week Steve Colbert's The Colbert Report will end its 10-year run, as the host moves on to usurp David Letterman's throne at The Late Show. And that means we can expect some high caliber guests to join him, including Kendrick Lamar, Seth Rogen and National Book Award-winner Phil Klay. 

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The New York Times' David Itzkoff revealed the lineup on Twitter Thursday:

Grimmy, is Stephen Colbert's "colleague and lifelong friend," the Grim Reaper, who has been showing up on the show recently. 

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Colbert won't take The Late Show gig until late August or early September, the L.A. Times reports. Letterman's final episode is scheduled for May 20, 2015.


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