Idris Elba Still Can’t Rap

Idris Elba is a good actor poised for Hollywood superstardom. He’s also a capable DJ who’s produced on Jay-Z’s American Gangster. What Idris Elba is not, is a rapper. A few years back, King Dris—his rap moniker—linked up with producer 9th Wonder for a confusingly awkward faux dancehall-influenced number titled, “Hold On.” It wasn’t good. Well, ‘Dris recently landed a cameo on rock group Milk’s “Picking Up the Pieces.” It also isn’t good. See for yourself below.—XXL Staff (@XXL)

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  • Orw

    maybe you guys should listen to his EP, private garden, and his song with musiq soulchild before slamming the gavel. And this was pretty dope too. I fucks with Big Driis musically.