James Corden's Rap Battle Against Samuel L. Jackson Is An Instant Classic

So many movie references.

We thought Late Late Show host James Corden couldn't possibly do anything with Samuel L. Jackson that would compare to the time they acted out the actor's entire career in 10 minutes. But on Monday night's show, they pulled out a rap battle and proved us wrong.

Jackson joined the host for another installment of "Drop the Mic," in which Corden faces off against celebrities to trade playful barbs and clever rhymes. In the past, he's been joined by the likes of Anne Hathaway, Kevin Hart, and Jennifer Hudson. It's all in good fun — and fun was definitely had by these two, who gave us a battle as instantly classic as many of the Jackson-starring movies Corden mentions.


"You've been in almost 200 movies / That's insane," the host raps. "For every Hateful Eight / There's a Snakes on a Plane."

Jackson gets a kick out of Corden's rhymes, but he has the perfect clapback, telling him, "You're about the get Black Snake Owned." He goes on to tell him, "I feel bad for you, son / 'Cause I'm the real star / No one knows who you are / Without Adele and a car."

Later, Corden has a question for Jackson. "This might be controversial," he raps. "Aren't you rich enough now to say no to bank commercials?"

However, Jackson gets the last word when he shows Corden exactly what's in his wallet.

Watch the epic rap battle in the video below:

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