Snoop Dogg, Common and RZA Will Appear In Upcoming “Simpsons” Episode
Snoop Dogg, Common, and RZA are just a hand-full of stars who will be Sipsonized in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. The episode entitled “The Great Gatsby” will pay homage to Hip-Hop. According to Entertainment Weekly,
” The episode centers around F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Roaring ’20s novel, revolving around the doomed friendship between Mr. Burns and a mysterious hip-hop mogul named… Jay G. The story, which is narrated by “Homer Simpson” instead of Nick Carroway, takes place at Burns’ summer mansion in the Springfield Hamptons, and sees Jay G and Burns becoming friends before Jay G sends Burns into bankruptcy and assumes command of the nuclear plan, prompting Burns, Homer, Bart, “force of nature” Praline (Henson), and Jazzy James (Key) to exact revenge on Jay G.”
Snoop Dogg, RZA, and Common will also voice their characters in the hour long episode which airs in January. Taraji P. Henson and Keegan-Michael Key will also be voices for that show.
Simpsons producer Dan Greaney, who wrote the episode also EW,
“We wanted the Mt. Rushmore of rap, and we got it. They represent different moods and different aspects of the history of Hip-Hop.”
Whose going to watch? This should be funny and interesting.