In the course of the center of final evening’s James McAvoy—hosted episode of Saturday Night time Stay, solid member Leslie Jones took a couple of minutes to sing the praises of her bougie New York Metropolis neighborhood: the Higher East Aspect.
Within the intro to her rap, the comic notes that she’s “lived in a number of the hardest neighborhoods in America,” however now she’s all about “the U.E.S., the place the gamers play” and “white males in khakis line up for Fairway.” Among the many neighborhood’s many facilities are escalators that take you right down to the subway station, and practice automobiles with that “no person peed in right here” scent. Jones additionally clearly loves the wide range of meals supply choices. “This ain’t Harlem, y’all, I obtained Seamless for days, and a cab exterior that comes straight away,” she raps. “I order what I need — y’all can’t cease me. 2 a.m.? Carry me salmon and broccoli.”
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Jones has a pal within the neighborhood named Michael (performed by McAvoy), who she describes as “the German dude who bakes my bread.” This third-generation baker can be a giant fan of the native scene.“It’s the U.E.S., and I do know what you need,” Michael raps. “Bought a line out the door for $10 croissants.”
Earlier than the top of her rap, Jones additionally throws shout-outs to spend-y native establishments Cafe Carlyle and Daniel. And, in a reflective second, she notes, “I believed at 50 I’d be broke or useless, however now I’m a girl from Compton in line for recent bread.”
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