Articles Tagged 'Riz Ahmed'

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10 Stars We’ll Be Seeing Much, Much More of in 2017

There are the Tom Hiddlestons and Benedict Cumberbatches of the world, but you know what: We don’t want to focus only on our favorites. So let’s spread the love and put the spotlight on some talent we think are really going places — with some new faces, and some already well on their way. Here’s just some of […]

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WATCH: ‘The Night Of’ Star Riz Ahmed Raps About ‘Downton Abbey’

Be honest now. Did you know Riz Ahmed was British? One person who had no idea was Stephen Colbert. The late-night host was forced to admit last night (August 29) that he had assumed Riz, like his character Nasir “Nas” Khan in the critically acclaimed HBO drama The Night Of, was from Queens. “I did not know that you were English […]

Riz MC Guest Blogs For Anglophenia

Riz Ahmed, star of BBC AMERICA’s two-part miniseries, Britz, is not just a tremendously gifted actor; he’s also a mad-talented hip-hop artist producing music under the moniker, Riz MC. Equally influenced by KRS-One and Radiohead, his tracks are as sonically adventurous as they are politically provocative. (Check out his MySpace page for a sampling of […]