Video: Alex Trebek raps on Jeopardy

Posted Jan 7, 2014 by Layne Weiss
Alex Trebek let out his inner rapper on Jeopardy Monday night. The 73-year-old rapped the clues for the "It's a Rap" category.
Alex Trebek is the host of the game show Jeopardy
Alex Trebek is the host of the game show Jeopardy
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"In Nuthin But A G Thang "This Doctor rapped "Never Let Me Slip Cause If I slip then I'm slippin," Trebek rapped. The answer? Who is Dr. Dre?
He also busted out the lyrics "Another train another plane another bottle in the brain" by the Beastie Boys, and "Don't push me, 'cause I'm close to the edge. I'm trying not to lose my head" by Grandmaster Flash.
Contestants were also asked to fill in the blank to this lyric from a Public Enemy song: "You go ooh and ahh when I jump in my car. People treat me like this Hall of Fame Lakers center. Who is Kareem Abdul Jabbar?
Deadspin posted a "supercut" of some of Trebek's best rapping moments.
Trebek was actually trending on Twitter Monday night at one point prompting people to think that he had died, USA Today reports.