13 Best ‘Saturday Night Live’ Skits Featuring Rappers
Saturday Night Live has been on television for over 40 years. The Emmy Award-winning comedy show has featured some of the best comedians and actors of all-time like the late Chris Farley, Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Robert Downey Jr., and John Belushi, to name a few. The skits are legendary and unforgettable. Who can ever forget Farley as Matt Foley, the motivational speaker for Adam Samberg, or Justin TImberlake singing "Dick in the Box"?
The show is a staple in American television culture. Once you hear "Live from New York," you can expect a standout show from a group of talented artists and comedians. For four decades, Saturday Night Live has received numerous awards, including 64 Primetime Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards and three Writers Guild of America Awards.
For each episode, a guest host and a musical act invade the stage. The first hip-hop act on SNL was MC Hammer, who came in during season 17 in 1991. As the rise in hip-hop's popularity begin to grow over the years, more and more rappers started to perform on the show and get involved in skits. Snoop Dogg and Drake have hosted the show but there have been plenty of other hip-hop musical guests taking part as well. Check out 13 Best Saturday Night Live Skits Featuring Rappers.