Saturday Night Live has had fairly the run on the subject of hip-hop parodies.

With a forged stuffed with rap lovers who’re infamous for nailing their impressions and including simply the correct quantity humor to their favourite artists' personalities, SNL has created dozens historic movies impressed by hip-hop tradition and its icons.


From their very own re-imagined hip-hop renditions, that includes huge names like Tom Hanks and Drake, to even passing the mic to Natalie Portman — listed here are the 13 greatest Saturday Night Live hip-hop sketches.

Hip Hop Classics: Before They Were Stars (2018)

Kenan Thompson takes the function Sway Calloway in a hilarious sketch concerning the TV roles hip-hop stars had earlier than changing into musicians. With his greatest Lil Wayne and JAY-Z impressions, Drake completely steals the present because the skit's particular visitor.

Rap History (2017)

Featuring Common and Questlove, Rap History follows rising SoundCloud rapper Lil Doo Doo (Pete Davidson) as he will get a lesson from old-school hip-hop legends Soul Crush Crew (Chance the Rapper, Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd) about making actual music.

Natalie Raps (2013)

Natalie Portman made waves when she shed her good-girl picture with an outrageous SNL hip-hop skit. Rapping about doing medication, punching folks and dishonest on checks at Harvard, Portman unleashed her interior MC with the assistance Andy Samberg and the remainder The Lonely Island within the iconic sketch.

Rap Song (2017)

In one SNL's funniest and most correct hip-hop parodies, Big Chris (Kenan Thompson) makes an attempt to launch a brand new rap observe as he fights the ridiculous quantity options and clout-chasers. The skit consists of particular appearances from Tom Hanks, Katy Perry and extra.

Lazy Sunday (2005)

A day within the life Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell, the duo raps a few lazy Sunday in NYC as they put together to purchase Magnolia cupcakes, go on the subway and hit The Chronicles Narnia on the movie show. This was the SNL hip-hop parody that began all of it.

Blizzard Man with Ludacris (2013)

The beginning one SNL's most outstanding sketches, Ludacris is at Superhit Studios with Jason Sudeikis, Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson and just one particular person can assist him end his album: the one and solely Blizzard Man (Andy Samberg).

Drake's Beef (2016)

Ready to take the highlight because the night time's particular visitor, Drake is simply merely achieved with the SNL forged's passive-aggressiveness. 

Tucci Gang (2018)

Pete Davidson channels his interior Lil Pump and pays homage to Stanley Tucci with the assistance  Sam Rockwell of their hilarious "Tucci Gang" sketch.

Jingle Barack (2016)

With a Run-DMC "Christmas in Hollis" parody, Thompson and Chance the Rapper spit rhymes concerning the final vacation with President Obama in fice.

RBG Rap (2018)

With a Sheck Wes-inspired parody, Pete Davidson and Chris Redd pay tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her decades-long work defending ladies's rights.

Friendos (2018)

In one the funniest hip-hop sketches ever, Thompson, Chris Redd and Donald Glover deliver their greatest Migos impressions to Dr. Angela's (Cecily Strong) fice in an try and work on some private points. The sketch additionally options A$AP Rocky.

Permission (2018)

With their greatest PG-13 rap, The Booty Kings (Chris Redd and Kenan Thompson), Uncle Butt (Pete Davidson), Lil Wayne and Future rap about how a lot they love ladies and consent.

The Day Beyonce Turned Black (2016)

Adding to Beyoncé's Lemonade momentum, SNL cracked jokes on the Beehive with their polemical sketch. Days after Bey dropped her "Formation" video, SNL didn't miss the prospect to voice what everybody already knew: Beyonce is definitely black.