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VIDEO: Elton John’s in a rap battle in a Snickers ad

Elton John is the latest star to appear (and poke fun of themselves) in a new Snickers “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” commercial. Variety reported Elton is featured at a house party rap battle and crooning an over the top version of his 1976 chart-topper “Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart” before given a Snickers and turning into “Boogie, a hip-hop artist on the brink of stardom.” Boogie spoke of the TV team-up with Elton, saying, “Connecting with Elton John was. . . huge. His musical knowledge is crazy, he’s super in tune with current hip-hop.”

The “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” Snickers campaign has featured such stars as Aretha Franklin, Robin Williams, Don Rickles, Joe Pesci, Betty White, cast members from The Brady Bunch, Liza Minnelli, Joan Collins, Richard Lewis, Kenny G, and more.