Benedict cumberbatch reading r. Kelly lyrics is as amazing as it sounds

R. Kelly‘s got Benedict Cumberbatch like “La la la la la.” On Wednesday night, both the sex-sational crooner and the silver-tongued star of “Sherlock” were guests on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” — the former to promote his upcoming Black Panties album, and the latter to hype the fact he voices Smaug in “The Hobbit” — and Kimmel had the brilliant idea to combine their essences into one singular, super-special

Have Benedict Cumberbatch read lines from R. Kelly’s “Genuis.”

Yes, it happened. And yes, it’s as amazing as you’d imagine — especially the part when Benedict promises “I’ma hit that thing again” — so, if you haven’t seen it yet, well, you’re welcome: