"SNL" brilliantly tackles gentrification: "You're acting like someone put gluten in your muffin"

Three friends discuss the changes to the "hood" and what it means to hang with their "b**ches"

Published January 18, 2015 3:16PM (EST)

  (NBC/"Saturday Night Live")
(NBC/"Saturday Night Live")

Hanging out on a street corner in Bushwick, Brooklyn is quite a bit different now than it used to be. There are still bodegas here and there, but they're mixed in with plenty of organic markets and farm-to-table, nose-to-tail brunch spots -- or, as "Saturday Night Live" would have it, the occasional "artisanal mayonnaise" shop.

In a brilliant sketch about gentrification, three friends -- Keenan Thompson, Jay Pharaoh and this week's host, Kevin Hart -- hang out in their neighborhood and discuss what they've been up to of late. Recent activities include: Eating gelato on the street, painting landscapes while sipping white wine and hanging out with their "bitches" -- which, in Bushwick 2015, means running a booming dog-walking business.

Watch the hilarious skit below:

By Jenny Kutner

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