Michigan Connection: Keegan-Michael Key appears in the Simpsons’s upcoming “Hip-Hop Homage” episode

On January 13, The Simpsons will air its first ever hour-long episode, “The Great Phatsby.” .” Described by the team behind the show as a “hip-hop homage”, the episode  features RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common as themselves, as well as comedian Keegan-Michael .

Key does the voice over for “washed-up rapper” Jazzy James. Now selling high-end candles.,  the character claims he wrote “all the rhymes for Jay G’s first record”

The episode “The Great Phatsby” will also feature a character voiced by Taraji P. Henson plus original music from the team behind Empire.

In the clip below Key talks about his character.  Check it out.


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