Watch A Clip From The Simpsons’s Upcoming “Hip-Hop Homage” Episode

Keegan-Michael Key plays “washed-up rapper” Jazzy James in the “The Great Phatsby.”

January 03, 2017

On January 13, The Simpsons will air its first ever hour-long episode, "The Great Phatsby." The episode is described by the team behind the show as a "hip-hop homage" and will feature RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common as themselves.

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Comedian Keegan-Michael Key will also be in the episode. Above is a behind-the-scenes clip of him recording his part as "washed-up rapper" Jazzy James. The character claims he wrote "all the rhymes for Jay G's first record" but now sells high-end candles.

"The Great Phatsby" will also feature a character voiced by Taraji P. Henson plus original music from the team behind Empire. Check out the clip above.

Watch A Clip From The Simpsons’s Upcoming “Hip-Hop Homage” Episode