Ain’t the spoken word a powerful thing? Especially when it’s in that proper English accent. And not like that David Beckham chipmunk accent; I mean that manly, Shakespearean baritone, like the one that emanates from award winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
The Sherlock star appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live recently and turned out an hilariously impressive, and surprisingly hot, dramatic reading of R.Kelly’s track ‘Genius’ off Black Panties. Now if you thought the original single, like much of the album, was pretty steamy, you may not be prepared for this intimate rendition.
I have to admit, hearing a BAFTA nominee say “When we wake up, I’ma hit it again” is actually kind of romantic. Kind of. Check it out above.