To defend his title as fastest rapper on Broadway, Tony Award nominee Daveed Diggs went on The Tonight Show May 9 to display his skills for host Jimmy Fallon. In the show he claims to do 19 words in three seconds, which he shrugs off as only "medium fast" in the rap world. He then proceeds to rap even faster.
Diggs earned his nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance(s) as Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette in Hamilton.
Watch his rap here:
Diggs also spoke the job he held just before Hamilton:
Diggs' co-star Lin-Manuel Miranda turned to Twitter to agree that Hamilton only begins to showcase Diggs' rapid-rap skills: