Eddie Murphy Teams Up With Snoop Dogg On Reggae Song ‘Redlight’

View Comments
(Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

(Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

Featured Items

77820352_8Photos: OMG End-of-Summer Bash

77820352_8Are You Still Single?...Maybe It's You!

77820352_8Kim Kardashian Defends Kanye West

77820352_8JJ Watt Becomes 'Simpsonized'

pharrel listicle Eddie Murphy Teams Up With Snoop Dogg On Reggae Song ‘Redlight’Robin Thicke Throws Pharrell Under The Bus

77820352_85 Things You Don’t Know About Hot 95.7 DJ’s

In a surprising collaboration, Eddie Murphy has collaborated with Snoop Dogg (invoking his Snoop Lion persona) to release a new reggae song, “Redlight.”

There’s no funny business on the song, which finds Murphy crooning earnestly in an affected Jamaican Patois over an authentic reggae groove. Snoop provides a rap and adds a vocal melody line to the last part of the tune.

The video for the song features a full band with backing vocalists performing in a casual setting. That setting just might be Murphy’s residence, if the awards plaque for his 1985 hit “Party All the Time” (written with the late Rick James) hanging on a wall is any indication. The actor/comedian is even shown playing rhythm guitar in the clip.

Read more and see the clip on Radio.com.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 23,853 other followers