Entertainment

02.22.14

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake’s Fun, Brilliant ‘History of Rap 5’

They’re ba-ack! Late Friday night, viral BFFs Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake collaborated on the fifth installment in their epic ‘History of Rap’ series, and boy was it a doozy. Check it out here.

Television’s most dynamic musical duo is back.

To close out Jimmy Fallon’s stellar first week taking over the reins of NBC’s The Tonight Show, one that included cameos by everyone from Kim Kardashian to First Lady Michelle Obama, his pal Justin Timberlake stopped by prior to a headlining stint that evening at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The two joked about sleepovers, how JT and his wife, Jessica Biel, drank all the booze in Fallon’s home, and the ex-‘N Sync-er even performed his track “Not A Bad Thing” off double-album The 20/20 Experience.

But the highlight of the night, of course, was the duo’s ‘History of Rap 5’—the fifth in a series of spirited rap melodies. This version, one of the best yet, included hits from LL Cool J, Run DMC, the Beastie Boys, Outkast, Drake, Kanye West, and more.

Check it out right here (you can view the track list below, as well):

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LL Cool J – “I’m Bad”

Run DMC – “Beats to the Rhyme”

Crazy Calls – “What for the Beep”

Beastie Boys – “Fight For Your Right”

Tone Loc – “Wild Thing”

DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince – “Fresh Prince Theme”

Salt N' Pepa – “Whatta Man”

Positive K – “I Got A Man”

The Notorious B.I.G. – “Big Poppa”

Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg – “Dre Day”

Warren G feat. Nate Dogg – “Regulate”

N.W.A. – “Straight Outta Compton”

Ini Kamoze – “Hot Stepper”

Outkast – “So Fresh, So Clean”

Busta Rhymes feat. P. Diddy & Pharrell – “Pass the Courvoisier, Part II”

Kris Kross – “Jump”

Skee-Lo – “I Wish”

Jay Z – “99 Problems”

Ludacris – “Move Bitch (Get Out the Way)”

Drake – “Started From the Bottom”

Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools (Drank)”

Kanye West feat. T-Pain – “Good Life”

Run DMC – “Walk This Way”