Watch: The Emmys Kicked Off with a Big Tribute to Biz Markie

ICYMI, Rita Wilson made her primetime debut as a rapper on Sunday night

Hey look, we’re having fun at awards shows again. (Pay attention, Oscars.)

NYC hip-hop legend Biz Markie passed away in July, but his legacy was alive and well in the Emmys tent on Sunday night. The show—hosted by Cedrick the Entertainer—started with a send-up of Biz’s 1989 hit “Just a Friend” with rhymes from LL Cool J, Lil Dicky (aka David Andrew Burd of FX’s Dave), and … Rita Wilson.

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