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Emmys 2021: Rita Wilson pays tribute to Biz Markie by rapping

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Emmys 2021: Rita Wilson pays tribute to Biz Markie by rapping

Rita Wilson delighted Emmy viewers and went viral on social media with her rap performance at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.

Wilson joined a lineup of stars, including host Cedric the Entertainer, Tracee Ellis Ross and “Ted Lasso” actor Brendan Hunt, in a singing tribute to late Biz Markie.

The improvised group sang a version of the late rapper’s “Just a Friend” interpreted as a love letter to TV.

Wilson rapped: “Who knew, who knew they had so much TV?,” and adding a pun about getting HBO Max for free.

The actress included a shoutout to “Sesame Street” during her rap performance.

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