Rogue One: Riz Ahmed raps about Star Wars on The Tonight Show
Watch him drop some rhymes about Yoda, Darth Vader, and Lando Calrissian
It was time to take another spin with the Wheel of Freestyle on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night. And the latest star to take part was none other than Rogue One’s Riz Ahmed.
But given that the actor is starring in the latest Star Wars film to hit cinemas, all three words he had to incorporate into his freestyle rap were franchise themed. But Ahmed, an experienced rapper, was unfazed by the twist.
And as you can see in the video (above) “Riz-y with The Roots” didn’t have any trouble working in the words “Yoda,” “Darth Vader,” and “Lando Calrissian” into his improvised rap — though for a moment it did seem like The Night Of star may have forgotten who Calrissian was.
Rogue One sees Ahmed play Bodhi Rook, a former Imperial pilot who now works for the Rebels. The film will be released on Dec. 16.