Star Wars Day gives us a chance to take a look at how the Sci-Fi franchise has influenced the world of Hip-Hop!
Take a look at some of our favorite Hip-Hop and R&B stars getting their Star Wars on!
And check out some of the best Star Wars references in Hip-Hop below!
Best Star Wars References in Hip-Hop!
You might be surprised at how many times Hip-Hop artists have dropped lyrics about Star Wars in their songs!
Big Sean has 4 songs that feature Star Wars references. Wu-Tang Clan has made 10 references. Eminem leads the pack with 12!
As far as references to Star Wars characters go, it’s no surprise Darth Vader tops the list.
Check these out . . . And may the force be with you!
LL Cool J – Rocking With The G.O.A.T.
“LL the boss, like Luke wit the force/My techniques ugly, dirty like rugby/Drop jewels like Yoda my young students love me”
Ludacris – Party No Mo
“My Chevy’s outside and it’s sitting on Kobe’s/ and I keep the hood with me like Obi-Wan Kenobi”
Andre 3000 – Happy Valentine’s Day
“Han Solo till I’m hit by the bullet, so may the Force/Be with you, and I’ll hit you when better time permits.”
Mos Def – Know That
“I Strike the Empire Back/I Strike the Empire Back/Fuck the Empire!/High flyin like the Millenium Falcon, piloted by Han Solo/I never roll for dolo, frontin on me’s a no-no”
Eminem – Stay Wide Awake
“Jump out on you now like I was Jawa from f*cking ‘Star Wars’ / Jabba the Hutt, beddy-bye-bye, beddy-bye-bye. It’s time to die-die”
Notorious B.I.G. – Hypnotize
“Tell them ho, take they clothes off slowly/ Hit em wit the force like Obi”
Method Man – Rap Phenomenon
“Star Wars I’m Han Solo, with three egos/ And three charges, I got to “See-three-P.O.’s”