Kevin Hart attends the BET Awards '12 at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Comedian Kevin Hart is set to host Saturday Night Live on March 2nd.

The announcement came during the February 16 live episode hosted by Django Unchained star Christoph Waltz.

Next month’s episode of the legendary sketch comedy show will be Hart’s first time hosting.

Hart has had roles in several hit comedy films, including Think Like a Man, and he is currently starring in the BET satire Real Husbands of Hollywood.

Musical guests Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will also be performing.

The hip-hop artists’ hit single “Thrift Shop” has sold over 3 million copies and has been at #1 on Billboard Hot 100 for weeks.

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