Music Stars Who Should Be in the Next Star Wars

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  • Star Wars
  • Kendrick Lamar, Luke Skywalker
  • Suge Knight, Darth Vader
  • Kanye West, Hans Solo
  • Lauryn Hill, Princess Leia
  • Jim Jones, Chewbacca
  • Busta Rhymes, Boba Fett
  • Rick Ross, Jabba the Hutt
  • Diddy, Lando Calrissian
  • Lil Jon, Jar Jar Binks
  • Russell Simmons, Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Nicki Minaj, Amidala

Kendrick Lamar as Luke Skywalker

With his left-field major-label debut, good kid, m.A.A.d city, being hailed as a hip hop classic for a new generation—without a strong radio single, tons of guest features or the other usual commercial concessions—Kendrick Lamar is a lot like young Luke, preserving the Jedi order and fighting back against the Empire. Help us K-Dot, you're our only hope.

(Photos from left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Samsung, Lucas Film)

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