'Simpsons' Unleashes Promo for Star-Studded Episode Featuring Taraji P. Henson, Snoop Dogg and More
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The 'Empire' star will voice Praline, an ex-wife of a hip-hop mogul, in the first hourlong episode of the animated series which will air on January 15.

AceShowbiz - A new promo for the first hourlong episode of "The Simpsons" has been launched by FOX. The video features %cTaraji P. Henson% who voices Praline, an ex-wife of a music mogul named Jay G. It shows some other characters who are voiced by %cRZA%, %cSnoop Dogg% and %cCommon%.

Titled "The Great Phatsby", the episode combines the worlds of "The Great Gatsby" with a dash of "Empire". It follows a story of a nuclear plant boss Mr. Burns, who tries to relive his glory days by throwing a lavish party. In the process, he meets a hip-hop mogul named Jay G who likes to splash his cash.

After being conned and reduced to bankruptcy, Mr. Burns seeks revenge on the music producer with the help of Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, rapper Jazzy James (guest voice %cKeegan-Michael Key%) and Praline.

The hip-hop special episode also features music from Jim Beanz, who is the main lyricist and songwriter behind "Empire". He's also the protege of %cTimbaland% and has produced songs for Snoop Dogg, %cJustin Timberlake%, %cRihanna% and %cBritney Spears%.

The twelfth episode of "The Simpsons" season 28 airs Sunday, January 15 at 8 P.M. on FOX.

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