Missy Elliot trains Morgan Freeman to rap in new Super Bowl promo
Hip-hop star Missy Elliot has been giving veteran actor Morgan Freeman rap lessons as part of a new Super Bowl commercial.
The "Work It" hitmaker and fellow MC Busta Rhymes feature in the new joint ad for Doritos snacks and soda brand Mountain Dew, in which they take on roles as coaches for a rap battle. Busta Rhymes is tasked with
Missy tutors "The Shawshank Redemption" star on how to perfect the Peter Piper tongue-twister, telling him, "A little bit louder! I need conviction, I need to feel it...!,"
Busta helps to whip "Game of Thrones" actor Peter Dinklage into shape with the How Much Wood Would a Woodchuck Chuck rhyme.
Demanding a speedier delivery, Busta bellows, "I don't know what you came to do, but I ain't come to lose! Faster!"
The rap battle between the two unlikely competitors is set to premiere on February 4, when the full commercial airs during the Super Bowl.