Web Exclusive: Jay Pharoah as Stephen A. Smith on SNL
Over the weekend, Saturday Night Live wrapped up its unprecedented 36th season, with rock legend Mick Jagger as the host. After the episode, NBC released a skit that didn’t make the final cut, but was featured in the dress rehearsal. It featured Jay Pharoah, who is known for his impeccable impersonations of Denzel Washington, Will Smith, and Jay-Z amongst others. This time around, he was performing as Stephen A Smith, the outspoken personality featured on ESPN’s first take. As per usual, Pharoah is absolutely on point, giving a great bit that anyone who has heard Smith talk would love. Check it out below.
What do you think of his impersonation? And what’s your favorite Jay Pharoah character? Let us know in the comments!