This “King of Comedy” has still got it.
Cedric the Entertainer opened the 2021 Emmys Sunday night with a bang — and the help of dozens of A-listers joining him in a happy hip-hop performance.
The ceremony kicked off at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with an opening riff on Biz Markie’s “Just a Friend” that saw many famous faces performing a variety act, including the likes of LL Cool J, Lil Dicky, Rita Wilson and more. Several stars who were seated also helped with the performance including Tracee Ellis Ross, Mandy Moore, Mj Rodriguez and Billy Porter as the crowd stood and danced.
“TV, you got what I need!!” Cedric crooned as his small screen peers sang along in giddy unison.
Gracing the stage, the hat-lovin’ 57-year-old said it wasn’t going to be an “Emmys lite” during his monologue.
“My favorite TV memory is sitting with my grandmother watching our programs together,” the first-time host said in his opening statement.
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