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Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s The History of Rap

In case you haven’t heard, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake are one hot rap duo! Timberlake stopped by Fallon’s talk show to promote The Social Network — but ended up doing an amazing History of Rap duet.

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s History of Rap was three minutes of pure magic in which they covered hip hop’s best moments.

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Hip Hop’s greatest moments

Fallon said he was up rehearsing until “two in the morning,” because “you know I can’t rap!” Fallon could have fooled us!
This isn’t the first time Timberlake and Fallon have performed together. They did a hilarious skit on Saturday Night Live as Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees.

Rap songs in The History of Rap

With The Roots backing them up, the Timberlake and Fallon rap covers these hip hop songs:

  • Sugar Hill Gang: Rapper’s Delight
  • Run DMC: Peter Piper
  • The Beastie Boys: Paul Revere
  • A Tribe Called Quest: Award Tour
  • Digital Undergound: Humpty Dance
  • Snoop Dogg: Ain’t Nutt’N But G Thang
  • 2Pac (featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman): California Love
  • Jay-Z: Dream
  • The Notorious B.I.G: Juicy
  • The Roots: The Seed (2.0)
  • Eminem: My Name Is
  • Missy Elliot: Work It
  • Soulja Boy: Crank That (Soulja Boy)
  • T.I.: Live Your Life
  • Kanye West: Golddigger
  • Jay-Z and Alicia Keys: Empire State Of Mind

Tell us: Did they leave any songs out?

Fallon & Timberlake’s The History of Rap

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