‘SNL’ Issa Rae says ‘F’ Kanye West for President


In the October 17 episode of “Saturday Night Live”, guest host Issa Rai played the role of an advocate for the NAACP, who swore to vote on “Everyone’s Black” election day – but when it ran in the presidential race When he came, he said, “? ‘

(Kenye West actually appears as the vice presidential candidate on several ballots, including California’s Rocke “Rocky” De La Fuente as the presidential candidate.)

The sketch, which features Kenon Thompson as “Your Voice Chicago”, hosted Rae’s interviews with Jamil Demings and Ego Vaidim as a journalist, a play on Rai’s infamous comments on the show, She was said to be “routing for everyone” at the 2017 Emmy Awards. But as the sketch moved forward, it became clear that he had the ability to vote for candidates who were Black and would bring about the right kind of change.

He explained, “Our people’s voices have not been heard for two times. It is our duty to stand together and take back our power ”and seeing that a young black woman running for a local office without experience“ is all we really need. … new voices, the only way this will happen is change. “Hearing about a billionaire in a race, Rai’s Dimings first mentioned,” Someone who is so rich knows nothing about us? Money corrupts the entire system. “When Black candidate billionaire Was, so he said, “I think it’s very inspiring. We need more entrepreneurs like this in our community. ”

Soon, it was not so easy to return Black candidates, although Rae’s Demings found out in the best way. Chris Red portrayed a former strip club owner-reverend who was caught for tax fraud, but was still running for the Comptroller. “He knows the system and all the flaws,” he said.

And while Panky Johnson and Maya Rudolph portrayed a conservative couple who not only illegally ran on the same ticket, they were also streamed live saying “how the mask is dying,” opinionated Dimmings took a second and then used his passion to favor. “We need more passion in politics,” she said. “We want someone working in the real world.”

When Thompson reported that the two women were unemployed, the response was “we need to give them a job … upvote.”

At the end of the show when Rai was saying her goodness and thanking “SNL” for that, she reminded everyone to “get out there and vote.”

“Saturday Night Live” airs live on coast-to-coast Saturdays at 11:30 pm ET / 8:30 pm PT on NBC.