Articles Tagged 'Riz Ahmed'

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WATCH: Riz Ahmed Destroys James Corden in Epic Rap Battle

Not content with going up against Adam Lambert for the role of Queen frontman, James Corden has challenged real-life MC Riz Ahmed to an epic rap fight. It all happened last night (April 17) on The Late Late Show with James Corden, when Riz took part in the regular “Drop the Mic” spot. Celeb guests […]

Actor Riz Ahmed attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

WATCH: Riz Ahmed Can’t Stop Making ‘Rogue One’ Audition Tapes

Riz Ahmed, probably best known these days for his breakout role in HBO’s The Night Of, has talked before about how desperate he was to be cast in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but until now we just assumed he was exaggerating. The British actor and rapper eventually starred as former Imperial pilot and rebel Bodhi Rook, […]

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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 […]