Idris Elba Teaches You British Slang | Vanity Fair

  • Published on Mar 15, 2019
  • On this episode of "Slang School," Idris Elba teaches you British slang words, from ting and fit to apples and Alan. Idris Elba stars in TURN UP CHARLIE which will premiere onNetflix globally March 15:
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  • Tyrone Lannister
    Tyrone Lannister 21 hour ago

    Bees n' honey for money. Green Street Hooligans taught me that slang.

  • Chris Cypher
    Chris Cypher 3 days ago

    Hahah, how many people are gonna comment on how most of them are Jamaican slang as if that hasn't always been the case with London slang? I feel like 90% of (non-Cockney) London slang has been Jamaican. Jamaicans are to London/England as Black Americans are to the US, as far as culture goes.

  • Ariana Army
    Ariana Army 10 days ago

    *Happy Birthday Idris Elba*

  • Naprolom177
    Naprolom177 16 days ago

    Why I thought that Idris Elba is French...

  • Wilson M
    Wilson M 16 days ago

    I like to add one to the list:
    “I’m Black Superman!”

  • MBghost s
    MBghost s 18 days ago

    Just checking you know whats what mate

  • MC King
    MC King 18 days ago

    I hear African-American accents quite often but never have I ever heard an African British accent! Glad to finally hear one!

  • Pure Heart
    Pure Heart 18 days ago +1

    He is too handsome 😟🖤

  • Madison Radford
    Madison Radford 19 days ago

    I’m British and I know hardly any of these

  • Karl Cox
    Karl Cox 21 day ago

    mans was chirpsin tha birds.

    im British now.

  • Ray Islam
    Ray Islam 22 days ago +1

    Bait just means obvious

  • The Brachiator
    The Brachiator 24 days ago +1

    If he's not the next James Bond, the universe is truly out of balance. In the latest episode of The Brachiator, Londoners give me a brief and bawdy tour of British slang as 100k+ demonstrate against Trump in Trafalgar Square:

  • Nel Yang
    Nel Yang 26 days ago

    this might be his hottest video.

  • ajcrank
    ajcrank Month ago

    Ting is not a british slang

  • Kenny Albert
    Kenny Albert Month ago +1

    Remix Ting!
    Elba a proper ledge!

  • Tevin Nelson
    Tevin Nelson Month ago

    I wanna sit on his face 🤤

  • The Muffin Man
    The Muffin Man Month ago

    He sounds so nice

  • Zembay
    Zembay Month ago

    Is this Black Superman?

  • Bantle Sentsho
    Bantle Sentsho Month ago

    Ughhh this man is amazing

  • Rheanna.
    Rheanna. Month ago

    Jamaicans use these a lot. Some of these slangs

  • Luis Alberto Reyes R

    the office?

  • E S
    E S Month ago

    I want Idris to be Bond, James Bond.I think it’s just a rumor but it would be great

  • Danielle Perrin
    Danielle Perrin Month ago

    idris elba is *fit*

  • Nefertiti williams
    Nefertiti williams Month ago

    What about mint I heard that slang used a lot

  • martinezandy15
    martinezandy15 Month ago

    Is he missing a tooth or something?

  • Vuyo Mareko
    Vuyo Mareko Month ago

    Innit is my favourite

  • Євген Леонідович

    Nah, mate the show was cats bollocks

  • Jon Watson
    Jon Watson Month ago

    He's evil 👹💩

  • AshHoppsMusic
    AshHoppsMusic Month ago

    Chief Bogo

  • Sodolo FTS
    Sodolo FTS Month ago

    He could be an alternate version of Thor his voice reminds me of Hemsworth

  • Faysal
    Faysal Month ago

    Whrere is the word "FAM"

  • The jager bomber
    The jager bomber Month ago

    One tens not eleven os lol

  • Kino Music
    Kino Music Month ago +1

    This is mostly black London slang. You won't get many in Cornwall saying ting, or reh teh teh lol.

  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump Month ago

    I can’t belive he didn’t mention the word “peng”
    Peng means beautiful.
    You could say:
    The other day I was chirpsing with this peng ting, she had be bennin.

  • V Rocket
    V Rocket Month ago

    It’s one tens, not eleven o s lool

  • Blacksáber Predator

    Ha this ain't that kind of Channel bruv

  • Jessica Colvin
    Jessica Colvin Month ago

    I did not know he had an accent !!!

  • Mr XY
    Mr XY Month ago +1

    "British". Cute.

  • Cynthia Aldunate
    Cynthia Aldunate Month ago

    He is ao handsome

  • Yoda
    Yoda Month ago

    An African-American teaching British slang....

  • Bernard Black
    Bernard Black Month ago

    Teach me, daddy!
    But seriously, Idris talking "street" for once while he is so not usually really works for me.

  • Redhood Robins
    Redhood Robins Month ago

    Where’s my British gang at?

  • missmerbella
    missmerbella 2 months ago

    “I was named sexiest man of the year...”
    Sorry, couldn’t watch after that. 🤮

  • William Fenton
    William Fenton 2 months ago

    Cheers Idris for making British blokes more desirable abroad.

  • Josue Damon
    Josue Damon 2 months ago

    I thought that TING & BIG UP is more Caribbean than anything no?

  • Nick K
    Nick K 2 months ago

    He sounds nothing like stringer what the

  • Angel Htx
    Angel Htx 2 months ago

    Imma kick it with my doonies later

  • Davross
    Davross 2 months ago

    I'll be telling my Mrs to get her Alan Wickers off tonight now 😂

  • Michael Scott
    Michael Scott 2 months ago

    Charles Miner

  • Dávid Holczer
    Dávid Holczer 2 months ago

    He is so cool

  • Sam Brooks
    Sam Brooks 2 months ago +1

    Love everything about Mr Elba. I want to be like him when I grow up.

  • Caleb Brown
    Caleb Brown 2 months ago

    British slang is lame and if anyone in America use British slang would get capped on

    • dork mixture
      dork mixture Month ago

      That's your opinion tho

    • Caleb Brown
      Caleb Brown 2 months ago

      Dávid Holczer come to Ohio you’ll would wanna leave tbh I think all slang is lame just talk normal

    • Dávid Holczer
      Dávid Holczer 2 months ago

      Nah it ain't lame I like it

  • Hals
    Hals 2 months ago

    When you fixed the top half of your teeth but still have to get the bottom ones done

  • Lyric Gospel
    Lyric Gospel 2 months ago

    "Sounds jamaican"

  • richiebird
    richiebird 2 months ago

    Ting is not British slang

    • richiebird
      richiebird Month ago

      @dork mixture it is Caribbean slang used by Brits. Just like Brits use Black American language

    • dork mixture
      dork mixture Month ago

      Yes it is

  • Marco 786
    Marco 786 2 months ago

    Most of these are a mixture of Cockney and Patois. There are a few that are used throughout the UK, but not all of them.

    • dork mixture
      dork mixture Month ago +1

      I'm sorry, but me guessing your not a Brit, you wouldn't realize that all of these are used. If you are then I'm kinda surprised

  • Yan Zap
    Yan Zap 2 months ago

    what is bottle jobs means?

  • AJ Lew
    AJ Lew 2 months ago +1

    Idris could totally do a remake of To Sir With Love!!

  • Wiley G
    Wiley G 2 months ago +1

    Man said Eleven OS

  • Phynleigh
    Phynleigh 2 months ago +1

    Get Liam or Noel Gallagher I’m to do Manchester slang