|Key & Peele||Gallery|
|Key & Peele|
Keegan-Michael Key (left) and Jordan Peele (right)
|Full name||Keegan-Michael Key|
Jordan Haworth Peele
|Nickname(s)||Key & Peele|
March 22, 1971 (age 49)
February 21, 1979 (age 41)
New York City, New York
|YouTube Channel||Comedy Central|
|Appeared in||Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr.|
Michael Jordan vs Muhammad Ali
Martin Luther King, Jr. (Peele)
Michael Jordan (Key)
Muhammad Ali (Peele)
Information on the actors
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Haworth Peele, more commonly known together as Key and Peele, are American comedians, actors, and filmmakers. They first met on the comedy sketch series MADtv and became friends as they realized the great comedic chemistry between them. After the cancellation of the show, they starred in their own Comedy Central sketch series, Key & Peele, which premiered on January 31st, 2012, and ended its fifth and final season on September 9th, 2015. Since the end of the show, they have written and starred in a full-length feature film, Keanu, released on April 29th, 2016. Key continues to have supporting roles in various television series and films, and Peele announced quitting acting to move on to writing and directing other projects, most notably the thriller film Get Out, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.
- Key and Peele are the second and third non-YouTuber guests to appear in a rap battle, the first being Snoop Dogg.
- They are the first non-YouTuber rappers to appear more than once.
- They are the second guest duo to appear, after PrankvsPrank and Rhett & Link.
- They are the first and only guest duo to have battled against each other.
- They, Zach Sherwin, George Watsky, DeStorm Power, Rhett & Link, Timothy DeLaGhetto, Kimmy Gatewood, Dan Bull and Wax are so far the only guest stars to have a rapping role in more than one season.
- They and Rhett & Link are the only guest duos to star in more than one season.
- EpicLLOYD appeared as a cameo in a Key & Peele skit as a rap battle host, in reference to the Epic Rap Battles of History series.
- Both battles to feature Key & Peele have had a different verse structure compared to typical verse structures in past battles.
- So far, every character portrayed by Key and Peele have names that start with the letter "M" (Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael Jordan, and Muhammad Ali).
- They appeared in "Weird Al" Yankovic's parody "White & Nerdy", portraying gangsters.
- They reviewed Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. in their comedy review series Vandaveon and Mike.
- Main gallery: Key & Peele/Gallery
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