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Jay-Z recreates ‘Friends’ with Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish for ‘Moonlight’ music video

Jay-Z’s latest music video from his 4:44 album is the one where he re-imagines “Friends” with a star-studded cast of black actors.

The “Moonlight” video, directed by “Master of None’s” Alan Yang, was released exclusively through Tidal at 4:44 p.m. Friday, Rolling Stone reported.

It features Lil Rel Howery, Lakeith Stanfield and Jerrod Carmichael as the iconic sitcom’s male protagonists, with Issa Rae, Tiffany Haddish and Tessa Thompson starring opposite them.

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Jay-Z’s latest music video, for “Moonlight,” spoofs “Friends.” It was directed by Alan Yang and dropped exclusively on Tidal.

Hannibal Buress also makes a guest appearance as himself halfway through the clip and takes the video into a deeper level of social commentary.

At the video’s end, audio from the 2017 Oscar Best Picture gaffe can be heard. “Moonlight” nabbed the Academy’s top prize in February, but not before a mistake resulted in the wrong…

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