'Rogue One' Star Riz Ahmed Slays 'Star Wars' Freestyle Rap on 'Tonight Show'

"The beat's stripped back like it's wearin' a toga, The Roots do a lot with a little just like Yoda."
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Riz Ahmed

In addition to being a badass actor and playing pilot Bodhi Rook in the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Riz Ahmed also happens to be a killer MC.

He proved his skills on The Tonight Show on Wednesday night during the "Wheel of Freestyle" game by slaying a Jedi-level rhyme off the dome.

The London-based Nightcrawler and The Night Of star first described to host Jimmy Fallon the disastrous audition process for the film, describing how he spammed the movie's director, Gareth Edwards, with 14 audition tapes and still getting invited to join the Star Wars family.

Then it was time to get down to the real business at hand as Ahmed watched the Freestyle Generator serve up a doozy: a rhyme incorporating three classic characters — Yoda, Darth Vader and the daunting Lando Calrissian.

Child's play, as it turns out. "The beat's stripped back/ Like it's wearin' a toga," rapped the British-Pakistani MC, who frequents rap battles in the U.K. and is a member of the Swet Shop Boys crew along with Heems of Das Racist. "The Roots do a lot with a little just like Yoda."

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This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.

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