In its fourth season, FOX animated series The Cleveland Show looks to pull out all the stops for the premiere episode. Given the talk of rappers belonging to clandestine groups looking to take over the world via insidious means, the show’s “Menace II Secret Society” episode should be a lot of fun for all the conspiracy theory nuts out there. Featuring the voice talents of Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson and Williams “will.i.am” Adams, the foursome depict the so-called “Hip-Hop Illuminati,” headed appropriately by Kanye West.
West, already spoofing himself in 2010 as teenager Kenny West on the series, finds himself the target of the show’s protagonist Cleveland Brown ire after not sharing writing credit for their joint hit “Be-Cleve In Yourself” (sounds familiar?). Cleveland discovers Yeezy’s secret society and encounter Minaj, Mars, Thompson and Adams in some dark, monk-like getups. The hi-jinks from the Seth McFarlane comedy vehicle are sure to be turned all the way up for maximum laughs. But will there be a possible Jay-Z and Rihanna cameo, considering whack jobs think they’re part of the Illuminati too?
The Cleveland Show kicks off its fourth season on FOX October 21 7:30/6:30 p.m. Check out a stills from the new episode in the gallery.
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