Remember when we told you that Joaquin Phoenix was giving up acting to pursue a music career? We assumed he was going to do something within the rock genre, considering his success playing Johnny Cash — but by the looks of his first performance, he’s into hip-hop instead. “After all the years of reading scripts and reading lines, this is my chance to do something straight from the heart and put it out there,” he told People. “When I was young I liked punk rock music but then I discovered rap. I love the storytelling aspect of hip-hop.” I’m not sure the storytelling of hip-hop likes him, however…clip above!