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Watch Denzel Washington Impersonate Jay Z on ‘The Queen Latifah Show’

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Jay Z performs on stage at Oslo Spektrum during his Magna Carter World Tour 2013 on October 23, 2013 in Oslo, Norway.

Oscar winner Denzel Washington does a pretty mean impression of Jay Z.

Eminem & Sia Spell It Out in 'Guts Over Fear' Lyric Video

During a recent appearance on the The Queen Latifah Show to promote his new film The Equalizer, Washington recalled visiting a recording studio where Lenny Kravitz and Jay Z were working on music together.

“We were musical talents even back then,” the actor said. “We played The Beatles. We went out and got some wigs and some $2 guitars, and acted like we were the Beatles and won a talent show.”

The Equalizer, which reunites Washington with Training Day director Antoine Fuqua, is on course for an impressive North American debut in the $36 million-plus range, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The movie’s soundtrack features the Eminem and Sia song "Guts Over Fear.”