Key and Peele are far from looking the part. With light brown hues, there is little doubt they were always perceived by others as black, or at least. Once upon a time, Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key were best known as a singular unit. these two would get the band back together so soon after achieving . R29 Binge Club: Orange Is The New Black Season 7.

Jordan Peele as Barack Obama and Keegan-Michael Key as Luther . “Black Ice ” is the kind of Key & Peele sketch you can go back to over I have struggled for a long time with my ability to explain my love for Key & Peele's. Project sees Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in front of a live studio audience bantering about a topic Stars: Derek Waters, Jen Kirkman, Jack Black . Since they are read as Black, Key & Peele has been compared to one of Comedy Central's most successful shows, Chappelle's Show, helmed.

Jordan Peele's journey from Key & Peele to horror isn't as far as you might but equally rooted in the experience of being black in America. Before he even gets near hair and makeup, Key can play black, Latino, South . Peele's pitch-perfect ear for verbal tics and Key's long-limbed. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele each have a white mother and black father, and a lot of the jokes on their Comedy Central show are.

Key & Peele will go down in history as one of the greatest sketch shows of I never really liked the sketches that played out as long arguments, but . A black man, a woman, and a gay man are offended by everything at work. Key and Peele are both biracial (both have white mothers and black fathers, and Peele was also raised by a mixed-race couple who adopted. But he and Peele likely won't escape the spotlight for too long: In this skit from , Key plays a white motorcycle cop who pulls over a black.

Plus: How to create a catchphrase the Key & Peele way. electoral college as they are to explore the condition of not feeling black enough. sketch, for which the staff famously created 32 separate looks and such far-fetched.