Check out the epicness of the Star Wars cover of Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind"
I know everyone has probably already seen this, but I think it's awesome enough to show again :) Especially the Stormtrooper and Reble Pilots dancing and the amazing Princess Leia bun headphones!
Chewbacca and the Ewoks are a little creepy, but I think they more than make up for it with the Boba Fett cameo.
I also got a good laugh at the Gold Bikini. All the costumes seem pretty well done, but I know for a fact that that bikini is the Halloween costume version. (I happen to have the same one hanging up in my closet)
Here are the great Lyrics:
No longer Anakin
Formerly a Skywalker
Son's next rebel hero
But I'll be Sith forever
I'm the newest Dark lord And since my training years
I can choke from anywhere
Yeah my force is everywhere Used to run with Obi Wan We were both best buds foreva
But after three movies Now I've got a blood vendetta Grew up on Tatooine
No vegetation Catch me rolling through the cosmos in a moon-like station to Leia's home nation Death Star wrecks it Now princess knows, Vader ain't one to mess with
Flying through the trenches
Blasting rebel noobies
What happened to the fat one
Think he died of heart disease All that's left is this guy
Chasing him in my TIE I won't deny That his force is pretty damn high
Damn i just got wiped out
Falcon shot the back of me
Spinning into outerspace
But I'll be back definitely
[PRINCESS LEIA/ALICIA KEYS]
In Star Wars Empire is out to find Leia Death star plans in R2 Shoot the exhaust port Kenobi may now be see-through But the force is within Luke
Let's hear it for new hope, new hope, new hope
[Vader: You're welcome Obi Wan... I made you a ghost!]
Catch me rockin boots and a cape like superman
Hell, I made wearing black more famous than that Jay-Z can
You should know I'd find you, hiding out at Echo
Now I got a Blizzard Force eliminate you quick yo
Welcome to the planet Hoth AT-ATs hit the spot Walking tanks are too legit
But they fall down a lot Check the front, check the back, cant find the Falcon yet
We need them all alive, so no disintegrations Boba Fett 8 million asteroids, where'd your little ship go?
Get me to Cloud City, I got Lando on my payroll
Me I gotta double check if carbonite's ok If freezin's safe for Han
Doing Luke the same way
New deal Lando
Ain't no pardon
Kid blew up my boys
Rest in peace Moff Tarkin
Turns out we are family
Embrace your dark fate
Dad and son together, yo No way the emperor's safe, cause...
[PRINCESS LEIA/ALICIA KEYS] In Star Wars
Now Han Solo's a coffee table
There's nothing Luke can do [Vader: Should've joined me, bro!]
He's on Dagobah
With some dyslexic Jedi dude
Right hand still got sliced through Looks like they struck back, struck back, struck back
Cause he knew it would come to this The light side is blind with casualties
Who do evil casually, then gradually become worse
Don't fight your destiny
Wasn't a great dad, true
Absent all the while
No happy times behind us, and plus, now I'm killin' you
Keep fencing mister, 'cause now I sense a sister
You don't go bad, maybe I'll enlist her
Now Emperor wants you, only wants me rubbed out You controlled your anger, stayed light side devout Watch out kid, he's got lightning bolts to immolate Uh-uh, hell no, daddy powers activate
End this prune with a badass murder suicide
Bald headed, mask off, heart melted kid you were right Burn all my gear so those Ewoks can't wear it again
Do it, I'll be watching you, a ghost, name of Anakin
There's a pretty awesome feeling that I get when I think or talk about Star Wars. I guess I do this a little too much because I'm beginning to be known as "that Star Wars girl" amongst my friends and collogues.
Now don't get me wrong, this isn't a bad thing. Not by a long shot.
This is a great thing! Do you want to know why?
STAR WARS TOYS!!!
Yes, people have started to give me their old Star Wars toys and that, my friend, is AWESOME!!
It all started a few weeks ago when a friend of mine was moving and found his old vintage figures from the early '80s! When he brought them into work for me the following day, I was beyond exstatic!
I've never owned any Star Wars toys before except for a brief brush with a Qui-Gon and Maul Lego set before my then boyfriend stole them from me, so this was a rare treat indeed!
(That's my cat in the background f some of these, and yes, that is Mount Doom at the bottom of the painting. But that's a story for another day)
Check them out!
Look at my kick-ass Driods! R2D2 is my favorite, but the GNK Droid was more than I could ever expect! I just love how they both look like walking garbage cans :D
How about Obi-Wan using the Force to chase off the Tuscan Raider (or Tucan Raider as my SW challanged boyfriend likes to call them)
I sense something; a presence I've not felt since...
Your powers are weak, old man.
You can't win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.
(Yay! Lightsaber chopsticks! And yes, I know Obi-Wan's should be blue, but I don't have those ones...yet)
This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of Kenobi, it will soon see the end of the Rebellion
Wookie/Hammer Head High Five!!
I sort of want to make a hammer-time reference, but I will refrain.
When the Carbonite plan didn't work, Jabba settled for just Han Solo's head on a platter.
yup, that's all of him that we could find.
So after that epic batch of toys, another collogue of mine brought this beauty in for me from his own personal collection!!!
YAY his eyes light up!!!
Now since I was in such a SW toys head space, I heading over to the Silver Snail on the weekend. And what did I find? The Deal of a Century!!
The Ceremonial Princess Leia figure that I've always eyed longingly from a far, marked down from $70 to $10!!!!!! WOOHOO!!
Check out that awesome face sculpt! Isn't she lovely?
Incase you didn't know (because most people don't) I have a bit of an obsession about Barbie and similar type dolls. So when I first found out there were SW dolls out there I wanted them all!
Especially Princess Leia, but also Queen Amidala.
Look what I found for $8!!!
I've never really been a fan of her Escape from Naboo outfit, but I must say that the detailing that went into this doll makes me have an entirely new respect for this costume. It even has the Naboo symbol emblazoned around the bottom of them hem! Don't even get me started on how much I love the headdress and face paint!
*Swoon* I love this doll
Plus, isn't it nice to finally see Mother and Daughter together at last? I think so.
So thank you to all my friends for putting up and encouraging my dorky obsession!