Rapper Kanye West
is developing a new puppet show project for Comedy Central. A 30-minute pilot for "Alligator Boots" has already been shot. West has teamed up with comedians Jimmy Kimmel
and Adam Carolla
's Jackhole Productions for the project, which has been described as hip-hop meets the Muppets
West and fellow executive producer Rhymefest
will serve as musical directors on the show, which is scheduled to debut in 2009.
According to Billboard.com
, West hosts the pilot. Like The Muppet Show
, the idea is to have a different celebrity guest host for every episode.
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