Aziz Ansari has some amazing hip hop cred. Although the funny man may not be a rapper himself, he can name Jay-Z and Kanye West as his friends and has even appeared in their “Otis” music video.
His musical affiliations go a little deeper as someone had the brilliant idea of photoshopping Ansari’s face into famous rap albums on the Tumblr, Emceez Ansari. Some highlights are 50 Cent’s “Get Rich or Die Trying,” Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, LIl’ Wanye’s “Tha Carter IV” and R. Kelly’s “Double Up.”
I don’t know why but I can hear Ansari yell, “RAAAANNNNNDDDYYYY” in my mind every time I see a photo of him. You can practically hear it when you look at the “Get Rid of Die Trying” cover.
One thing traditional phone calls will always have over texting is that the conversation doesn’t get misinterpreted. Aziz Ansari laments about the perils of texting a girl, especially when he’s in a whip-fire fast conversation with a girl and then all of a sudden she conveniently stops texting when he asks her out for pizza. Awkward.
“What just happened? I know you just read that shit,” he says. “What did you chuck your phone into a locker and go ride a roller coaster for two hours?”
Unfortunately for the lack-a-texter Aziz will get so angry that he’ll disinvite you and go eat the pizza with people that are nicer to him, so there.
The clip is a preview from “Dangerously Delicious,” which you can download or stream for $5 online.
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