Topic: Jay Pharoah

Jay Pharoah Will Get A Black Woman On SNL If It’s The Last Thing He Does

Jay Pharoah Will Get A Black Woman On SNL If It's The Last Thing He Does

For a guy who only recently started getting taken seriously on Saturday Night Live himself, Jay Pharoah is impressively determined to keep pressing diversity as an important topic for the show. Whereas others have said explicitly that having three people of color in a sixteen person cast is enough, Jay is understandably not satisfied with that. And neither am I, as long as we’re keeping track. More »

Jay Pharoah’s Impression Of Kanye West In ‘I Am A Dog’ Will Make Your Day

Jay Pharoah's Impression Of Kanye West In 'I Am A Dog' Will Make Your Day

So Jay Pharoah of SNL apparently does a pretty killerKanye West impression, which he just proved with an amazing a parody video of Kanye’s song ‘I Am A God’. You might say — isn’t a song called ‘I Am A God’ kind of a parody of itself? And I would say yes, but since Kanye is blissfully unaware of that fact, it opens the door to all manner of other options. Namely this masterpiece. More »

Video: Jay Pharoah Added to SNL Lineup For More Racially Diverse Cast

Video: Jay Pharoah Added to SNL Lineup For More Racially Diverse Cast

Earlier this week we were introduced to 3 new cast members that will be joining Saturday Night Live in the midst of Will Forte (and perhaps others?) departure from the NBC staple. Now there is video of a 4th ringer, the young Jay Pharoah, whose claim to fame so far is doing a pretty good Will Smith and Denzel Washington impression.

So while Keenan Thompson‘s status is up in the air, we hope Jay’s arrival doesn’t mean that Lorne Michaels is axing the only other African-American cast-member More »