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'SNL': Kid Cudi's Floral Dress and Chris Farley Shirt Win the Internet

Kid Cudi made his debut as a Saturday Night Livemusical guest over the weekend, and made a splash with two bold performances.

From paying tribute to the late Chris Farley to rocking a floral dress, Cudi’s sets certainly lit the internet on fire.

For his first number of the night, the artist took to the Studio 8H stage for a performance of “Tequila Shots,” rocking a t-shirt with a headshot of Farley’s face, under a green mohair sweater.

Fans took to Twitter after the performance to share their appreciation for Cudi’s celebration of Farley — who died in 1997 at age 33, and is considered to be one of the most beloved comics to ever be a part of the cast.

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Many fans also called out Cudi’s apparent tribute to Kurt Cobain, linking his green sweater to the sweater Cobain famously wore during Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged concert in 1993. Cobain died in 1994 at age 27.

#KidCudi with the #ChrisFarley shirt ❤️ #SNLpic.twitter.com/fn2KKsFVeI

Kid Cudi tapped nicely into our subconscious tonight, rockin’ a green mohair cardigan like Kurt. The Farley headshot tee was a nice touch, too. #SNLpic.twitter.com/YGdqpt48Ln

Kid Cudi with a wonderful shirt choice on SNL. pic.twitter.com/4nNHrNizlO

Cudi then raised the bar for SNL surprises when he took the stage for his second number, performing “Sad People” while rocking a floral dress and looking absolutely fantastic in it.

He paired the dress with a skull and flower necklace, and Twitter’s unanimous decision seemed to be that Cudi’s bold fashion statement was one of the biggest highlights of the night.

Kid Cudi is SERVING in this dress #SNLpic.twitter.com/PevDVFhkzg

okay this musical performance by Kid Cudi is EVERYTHING!!! #SNLpic.twitter.com/FRsBRY3GMO

Live look at the #SNL audience during this #KidCudi performance pic.twitter.com/n61gltIaof

KID CUDI IS WEARING A FLORAL DRESS ON SNL AND HES ABLE TO PULL OFF A FLORAL DRESS

I’m here for this #KidCudi#SNLpic.twitter.com/hx2GYR8hLM

love kid cudi #snlpic.twitter.com/6a7oZsIXWp

The goat @KidCudi killing it on #SNL one of the best ever to do it in a dress pic.twitter.com/wBa3qsT2s2

Kid Cudi rocking a dress on SNL during his set. And killing it BTW.

Hell yeah! Lots of life tonight. pic.twitter.com/SDXpFQu9ZD

And a little curtsy at the end #SNL#KidCudipic.twitter.com/J8ahFeLBMr

Check out the video below to see more highlights from this season of the celebrated sketch comedy series.

Saturday Night Live airs live, coast-to-coast at 11:30 p.m. ET, 8:30 p.m. PT on NBC.

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