Watch Jordan Peele Reenact a Drunk James Brown's Infamous 1987 Interview

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Back in 1987, James Brown, the godfather of soul, appeared on the CNN-sponsored program Sonya Live! In L.A. to speak to host Sonya Freidman about his South American tour and recent martial charges.

What resulted was an infamously strange interview where an inebriated Brown avoided all serious questions by breaking into random song and cackling at nothing at all.

Jordan Peele of comedy duo/series Key and Peele teamed up with Jash subsidiary buh to create a word-for-word reenactment of the entire interview. Watch Peele’s recreation above and compare it to the even more unhinged original below.