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Rupert Grint karaoke raps: Beastie Boys, meet the Weasley boys

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If you’re like me, you already have Nov. 19, 2010 marked on your calendar. That’s when the first Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film will arrive in theaters, and the date can’t come soon enough. Well, my fellow Pottermaniacs, here’s a little something to tide you over once you finish watching that teaser clip for the ten millionth time. It’s a video of Rupert Grint and Oliver Phelps — or Ron Weasley and his big bro George, if you prefer — rapping along to the Beastie Boys’ “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)” at some sort of Universal Studios karaoke night.

The footage, which you can find after the jump, is pretty shoddy in quality. As The Sun mercilessly but fairly notes, Grint’s performance is “hardly spellbinding.” (Get it? Spell? Har, har.) C’mon, though. The sight of two of my favorite actors from the Potter movies fumbling their way through a hip-hop classic has to be good for at least five to ten minutes of afternoon distraction, wouldn’t you say? At least Grint flows better than the Situation.

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