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One of the breakout stars of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” BB-8 has inspired toys, home appliances, clothing and even a commercial jet. But last on on “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” we learned the little rolling droid’s influence reaches even further.
Introduced by band leader Reggie Watts as his “muse” — “this muse is the inspiration for almost all of my music” — BB-8 rolled onstage for a “droid funk” jam session that dovetailed into a full-blown serenade.
“BB-8, you make me feel so good,” Watts sang. “The way you roll around this town, yeah …”