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Posted on Apr 17, 2017 06:45pm
Here Are The Lyrics From Riz Ahmed And James Corden’s Drop The Mic
The Night Of and Rogue One actor fiercely battled his fellow British countryman.


It's been awhile since The Late Late Show has done an installment of the signature bit, Drop The Mic, but tonight, James Corden stepped up to another rap battle. This time, he squared off against Riz Ahmed, the star of Rogue One and The Night Of (and member of the rap group Swet Shop Boys). He last took the stage against Usain Bolt back in November and lost, yet again.

Before that, he had challenged Cara Delevingne and Dave Franco, Kevin Hart, David Schwimmer and Rebel Wilson, and Anne Hathaway. Each time the audience voted against him.

Can James finally beat someone? Check out the video of his Drop The Mic against Riz Ahmed above and read the lyrics below.

JAMES
Am I supposed to be afraid
Of Riz cause he raps?
His lyrics lack depth,
Just like when he acts.

You might recognize him
From TV shows.
Or … not at all,
If you don't pay for HBO.

On Girls this season,
He taught Lena how to surf.
But tonight you're drowning Riz,
Cause you're on my turf.

This a bloodbath,
It's not a fair fight.
It's like you were overbooked
On a United Air flight.

RIZ
I speak the truth.
You're a liar.
You're like Sean Spicer
Mixed with a singing Uber driver.

James and I are from
The same place on the map.
That's how I know
He stole Graham Norton's act.

I'm still a bit confused
With the show that you're sellin'.
You sing and dance real cute,
Isn't that basically Ellen?

Look at you on the chat show.
I bet you think you're great.
But mate, it's so late,
Nobody's awake.

JAMES
I know ruining a Star Wars
Is seen as unlawful,
But here's a Rogue One spoiler –
In it, he's awful.

Honestly, it's mean to say
In Star Wars he stinks,
But he made me miss the days
Of Jar Jar Binks.

Your sex scene in Girls
Might need an acting class,
Cause you didn't have to get naked
Just to show that you're an ass.

The Night Of is a murder mystery, right?
Well, there's not a mystery here,
Cause I'm killing you tonight.

RIZ
Yeah, I did do Star Wars,
Bet that made you mad.
Too bad, they weren't casting
Jabba The Hutt's dad.

Yes, I had sex with Lena on TV.
It was fun.
I was on Girls
You never touched one.

Your favorite football team
Is West Ham United.
You heard the word "Ham"
And got real excited.

You're not an MC,
You'll beg me to let you down gently.
But I wouldn't stop this war
Even if Kendall Jenner brought out Pepsis.

JAMES
Riz played at Coachella.
Very cool, man.
You rapped for teenagers
Wearing flower headbands.

He was on Girls
To try to spice up the plot.
Now Girls is off-air,
You connect the dots…

You were in Jason Bourne
And played Matt's enemy.
It's funny – no one who saw it
Knew your identity.

He acts and has tracks,
But never will hit.
He's basically the world's worst
Version of Will Smith.

RIZ
Yeah, I'm dressed like Will Smith
And get love in Miami.
The most musical you got
Is falling over at the GRAMMYs.

You brought up Jason Bourne,
Which makes you a sucker.
Cause you look like Matt Damon
If he only ate butter.

You think that you're clever,
But you're vacant.
When you left for the States,
We were like, "Sure, please take him."

Your flows are broke.
Your jokes on the mic are spent.
I saw you at Coachella,
Weren't you the big white tent?

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