While the music world was focused on another disappointing Grammys last night, Girls premiered its sixth and final season. The episode featured a guest appearance from Riz Ahmed, the talented young actor and rapper who you may know from Star Wars: Rogue One, HBO’s The Night Of, or Swet Shop Boys, his rap duo with Heems of Das Racist. On Girls, Ahmed played a surf instructor in Montauk, a role that allowed him to flex his rapping talents a bit too. Below, check out footage of Ahmed in character performing Twista’s verse from Kanye West’s “Slow Jamz,” much to Lena Dunham’s delight.
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Here’s a more extensive collection of Ahmed’s scenes:
And here’s a little featurette about the episode in which Dunham, Judd Apatow, and Jenni Konner discuss Ahmed’s casting: