When Rappers and Comedians Collaborate

Jerry Seinfeld talks collaborating with Wale for TAAN.

The Album About Nothing - Jerry Seinfeld has the No. 1 touch when it comes to Wale.A guest spot on The Gifted evolved into a full-on narration throughout Wale's second chart-topper, The Album About Nothing, and a dream come true for the comedian. "This is a dragon I have long wanted to slay," Seinfeld told the New York Times. He also revealed that although, for example, he's known Diddy for a long time, and thinks that Kanye West is a "nice young man," it was his wife who made him a fan of the DMV MC. "She plays his music in the house all the time," he said.Now that's something. Read on for more comic collabs in hip hop.(Photo: Wale via Instagram)

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The Album About Nothing - Jerry Seinfeld has the No. 1 touch when it comes to Wale.A guest spot on The Gifted evolved into a full-on narration throughout Wale's second chart-topper, The Album About Nothing, and a dream come true for the comedian. "This is a dragon I have long wanted to slay," Seinfeld told the New York Times. He also revealed that although, for example, he's known Diddy for a long time, and thinks that Kanye West is a "nice young man," it was his wife who made him a fan of the DMV MC. "She plays his music in the house all the time," he said.Now that's something. Read on for more comic collabs in hip hop.(Photo: Wale via Instagram)

Snoop Dogg @snoopdogg - It's not too often that we get to see the greats together. The great Snoop Lion got to spend some time with another great funnyman, Eddie Murphy. (Photo: Instagram via Snoop Lion)

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"Red Light," Eddie Murphy and Snoop Lion - Comedian Eddie Murphy is serious about music, even with songs like "Put Your Mouth On Me," "Boogie in Your Butt" and the Rick James-produced "Party All the Time." He also tackles heavy subjects like "I Was a King" with Shabba Ranks and this oots reggae call to meditation with Snoop Lion.(Photo: Instagram via Snoop Lion)

"B**** Don't Kill My Vibe," Kendrick Lamar and Mike Epps - Mike Epps baptized Kendrick Lamar in a pool full of liquor, and the two posed in front of a coffin for this video, bringing just the right amount of levity to some serious issues.(Photos from left: Neilson Barnard/WireImage for VEVO, John Ricard / BET)

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"B**** Don't Kill My Vibe," Kendrick Lamar and Mike Epps - Mike Epps baptized Kendrick Lamar in a pool full of liquor, and the two posed in front of a coffin for this video, bringing just the right amount of levity to some serious issues.(Photos from left: Neilson Barnard/WireImage for VEVO, John Ricard / BET)

"Take Yo Panties Off," Snoop Dogg and Craig Robinson - Back when Snoop was Snoop Dogg, he and actor/comedian Craig Robinson brought in a couple background singers to make this cut a smooth adult-humored ballad for the This Is the End soundtrack. (Photos: John Ricard / BET)

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"Take Yo Panties Off," Snoop Dogg and Craig Robinson - Back when Snoop was Snoop Dogg, he and actor/comedian Craig Robinson brought in a couple background singers to make this cut a smooth adult-humored ballad for the This Is the End soundtrack. (Photos: John Ricard / BET)

Jesus Piece, Game and Kevin Hart  - Calling upon the talents of hotshot comedian Kevin Hart to deliver funny skits for his 2012 LP, Jesus Piece, Compton MC Game was able to give new meaning to "taking 'em to church."(Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, John Ricard / BET)

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Jesus Piece, Game and Kevin Hart  - Calling upon the talents of hotshot comedian Kevin Hart to deliver funny skits for his 2012 LP, Jesus Piece, Compton MC Game was able to give new meaning to "taking 'em to church."(Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, John Ricard / BET)

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"Blame Game," Kanye West featuring John Legend and Chris Rock - Keeping things light on his deeply personal My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West enlisted legendary comic and host Chris Rock to help him poke fun at his then-fresh breakup from model Amber Rose. (Photos from left: DLM Press, PacificCoastNews.com, Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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"Blame Game," Kanye West featuring John Legend and Chris Rock - Keeping things light on his deeply personal My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West enlisted legendary comic and host Chris Rock to help him poke fun at his then-fresh breakup from model Amber Rose. (Photos from left: DLM Press, PacificCoastNews.com, Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

The Mixtape About Nothing, Wale featuring the cast of Seinfeld - Wale has reportedly seen every episode of Seinfeld, and it was evident in one of his earliest projects, Mixtape About Nothing, which featured clips from the show and a special guest appearance by one of the sitcom's stars, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.(Photos from left:  Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

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The Mixtape About Nothing, Wale featuring the cast of Seinfeld - Wale has reportedly seen every episode of Seinfeld, and it was evident in one of his earliest projects, Mixtape About Nothing, which featured clips from the show and a special guest appearance by one of the sitcom's stars, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.(Photos from left:  Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Bad Santa: Byrd Gang X-mas,  Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Mike Epps - Linking up with the Dipset crew members Jim Jones and Juelz Santana in 2008 for the compilation Christmas album Bad Santa: Byrd Gang X-Mas, Mike Epps spread some holiday cheer with a Grinch-style twist. (Photo: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

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Bad Santa: Byrd Gang X-mas,  Jim Jones, Juelz Santana and Mike Epps - Linking up with the Dipset crew members Jim Jones and Juelz Santana in 2008 for the compilation Christmas album Bad Santa: Byrd Gang X-Mas, Mike Epps spread some holiday cheer with a Grinch-style twist. (Photo: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

"Shinin'," Katt Williams Featuring Mike Jones and Paul Wall    - 2007 proved to be a busy year for actor and comedian Katt Williams, who appeared in films like The Perfect Holiday with Queen Latifah and Norbit with Eddie Murphy. The pint-size funnyman also found time to record a single, "Shinin'," with Houston reppers Mike Jones and Paul Wall. (Photos from left: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, David Becker/WireImage, Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

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"Shinin'," Katt Williams Featuring Mike Jones and Paul Wall    - 2007 proved to be a busy year for actor and comedian Katt Williams, who appeared in films like The Perfect Holiday with Queen Latifah and Norbit with Eddie Murphy. The pint-size funnyman also found time to record a single, "Shinin'," with Houston reppers Mike Jones and Paul Wall. (Photos from left: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, David Becker/WireImage, Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Katt Williams - Katt Williams has positioned himself as part of the hip hop culture since he first got put on with the album It's Pimpin' Pimpin' being one of his most poignant lyrical touchstones  (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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"We Go Hard," Snoop Dogg featuring Katt Williams and Kurupt - Snoop Dogg caught that pimpin' fever in 2007 as well, tapping Katt Williams (a.k.a. Money Mike) for the track "We Go Hard." (Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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"Unpredictable," Jamie Foxx featuring Ludacris - Jamie Foxx, who has rocked the music world with the same force he's used to take over Hollywood and stand-up comedy, 2005, collaborated with Ludacris in 2005 for this smash hit from the platinum-selling sophomore album of the same name.(Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, LEON NEAL,LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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"Unpredictable," Jamie Foxx featuring Ludacris - Jamie Foxx, who has rocked the music world with the same force he's used to take over Hollywood and stand-up comedy, 2005, collaborated with Ludacris in 2005 for this smash hit from the platinum-selling sophomore album of the same name.(Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images, LEON NEAL,LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

"School Spirit Skits," Kanye West and DeRay Davis - Kanye West hooked up with fellow Chicagoan and funnyman DeRay Davis for his 2004 debut album, College Dropout. The modern-day Mozart also reunited with the comic on his Late Registration album. Davis delivered a spot-on impersonation of the late Bernie Mac on "Wake Up Mr. West."(Photos from left: PacificCoastNews.com, Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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"School Spirit Skits," Kanye West and DeRay Davis - Kanye West hooked up with fellow Chicagoan and funnyman DeRay Davis for his 2004 debut album, College Dropout. The modern-day Mozart also reunited with the comic on his Late Registration album. Davis delivered a spot-on impersonation of the late Bernie Mac on "Wake Up Mr. West."(Photos from left: PacificCoastNews.com, Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Jamie Foxx - Jamie Foxx sure is “Unpredictable.” With him, we couldn't predict the next joke that would have us uncontrollably laughing nor did we expect him to be such a great singer. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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"Slow Jamz," Kanye West featuring Twista and Jamie Foxx - Although Jamie Foxx wasn't the only stand-up comic featured on Kanye West's College Dropout album, he certainly was the most musically-inclined. Foxx sung the lead vocals on West's smash single "Slow Jamz," also featuring Twista. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

"The Breakup Skit," T.I. and Mike Epps  - T.I. hooked up with Mike Epps in 2004 for his King album. Epps acted out a hilarious skit about a nasty breakup most can relate to (some more than others).(Photos from left Brad Barket/PictureGroup, Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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"The Breakup Skit," T.I. and Mike Epps  - T.I. hooked up with Mike Epps in 2004 for his King album. Epps acted out a hilarious skit about a nasty breakup most can relate to (some more than others).(Photos from left Brad Barket/PictureGroup, Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

"Threat," Jay Z featuring Cedric the Entertainer  - Back in 2003 when Jay Z announced his short-lived retirement from hip hop, he tapped one of the Original Kings of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer to add some hilarious visualizations to this song's concept. (Photos from left: James Devaney/WireImage, Steve Mack/FilmMagic)

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"Threat," Jay Z featuring Cedric the Entertainer  - Back in 2003 when Jay Z announced his short-lived retirement from hip hop, he tapped one of the Original Kings of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer to add some hilarious visualizations to this song's concept. (Photos from left: James Devaney/WireImage, Steve Mack/FilmMagic)

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Dysfunktional Family, Eddie Griffin and The Row - Also in 2003, veteran comedian Eddie Griffin hooked up with Tha Row Records (formely Deathrow Records) to provide the musical backdrop for his stand-up motion picture, Dysfunktional Family.(Photos from left: Death Row Records, Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

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Dysfunktional Family, Eddie Griffin and The Row - Also in 2003, veteran comedian Eddie Griffin hooked up with Tha Row Records (formely Deathrow Records) to provide the musical backdrop for his stand-up motion picture, Dysfunktional Family.(Photos from left: Death Row Records, Charley Gallay/Getty Images)

"Bar One," Dr. Dre featuring Eddie Griffin  - Former Death Row affiliate Dr. Dre had recruited Eddie Griffin as well. The all-star comedian was featured on the dry-humored skit "Bar One" from Dre's 1999 album, 2001. Last call for alcohol!(Photos from left: UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten /Landov, Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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"Bar One," Dr. Dre featuring Eddie Griffin  - Former Death Row affiliate Dr. Dre had recruited Eddie Griffin as well. The all-star comedian was featured on the dry-humored skit "Bar One" from Dre's 1999 album, 2001. Last call for alcohol!(Photos from left: UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten /Landov, Christopher Polk/Getty Images)