The 43rd season of Saturday Night Live premiered this weekend with Ryan Gosling as the host and JAY-Z as the musical guest. And Hov made sure to use to opportunity to make a political statement when he hit the SNL stage to perform 'Bam' and the title-track off his most recent album 4:44.

The TIDAL mogul came out rocking a Colin Kaepernick jersey in a sign of public support. Earlier this year, he also dedicated his track The Story of O.J to the former San Francisco 49er quarterback.