Watch Trailer For 'The Simpsons' Special Hour Long Hip Hop Episode
A trailer for the upcoming The Simpsons hip hop themed episode has been released. The episode, which is titled “The Great Phatsby,” is a mash up of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic novel The Great Gatsby and the FOX show Empire. “The Great Phatsby” episode will be one hour long and will air on Sunday, January 15th on FOX. Snoop Dogg, RZA, Common, Taraji P. Henson, Keegan-Michael Key, and more will be featured in the special episode. Taraji P. Henson’s character will be Praline while Key will play the character of Jazzy James, a washed up rapper who now sells expensive candles. A few days back a teaser featuring Keegan-Michael Key talking about his role in the show was released. If you haven’t already, head here to watch it. Common, RZA, and Snoop Dogg will play themselves in the episode. Producer and musician Jim Beanz (of FOX’s Empire) created original music for the episode. The Simpsons‘ “The Great Phatsby” will be narrated by Homer and takes place at Mr. Burns‘ Springfield Hamptons summer mansion. Watch the trailer for The Simpsons‘ hip hop themed episode “The Great Phatsby” via YouTube below.
H/T: USA Today