SNL Spoofs MTV With Jingle Ballerz “Hip Hop Nativity” Special – WATCH VIDEO!
“SNL” spoofed MTV with a fake Jingle Ballerz “Hip Hop Nativity” special, featuring rappers and hip hop singers including Rihanna, Eminem, Beyonce and Kanye West (video below). The MTV special kicked off with Rihanna (Sasheer Zamata) first introducing the Three Wise Men, played by Eminem (Taran Killam), Riff Raff (James Franco) and Rick Ross (Kenan Thompson).
The Three Wise sang about bringing gifts to baby Jesus. Eminem rapped intensely about the frankincense, while Riff Raff sang about trying unsuccessfully to smoke the myrrh. A blinged out Ross held his own chains as he rapped about bringing gold to Jesus.
Rihanna then introduced Joseph and his “queen bey, Mary — the original Teen Mom, who don’t need no sex to make a child.” Justin Bieber (Kate McKinnon) played Joseph, while Beyonce (Nicki Minaj) portrayed Mary. Beyonce talked about her baby Jesus and said, “One day he’ll turn water into wine, and we’ll be drunk in love.”
Next it was time to meet Jesus, played naturally by Yeezus himself, Kanye West (Jay Pharoah). Among other things, he rapped, “I am a God.” Undoubtedly, this will become a Christmas classic for years to come. Check out the video of the “Hip Hop Nativity” sketch below, and tell us what you think.