Celebrity Interviews

Jay Pharoah Impersonates Nicki Minaj and Kicks Hilarious Freestyle as Drake

Known for his side-splitting impersonations on SNL, Jay Pharoah stopped by Sway in the Morning to capitalize on the current Drake and Meek Mill situation.  With Drake’s new track “Charged Up” directed at Meek Mill and his brand new cut “Back To Back” bringing Nicki into the situation, Pharoah speaks as Nicki who is caught between her man and her good friend.

Changing it up, Pharoah hears a faint Drake beat in the background and switches personalities as he kicks off a hilarious freestyle while impersonating Drake.  Don’t sleep on Jay Pharoah he’s nice off the top!  Check out the full video and follow along with Jay Pharoah on Twitter.


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