Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Debut ‘History of Rap 5′

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

After canceling one show earlier in the week due to illness, Justin Timberlake got back to business, helping his pal Jimmy Fallon close out his debut week as “Tonight Show” host. The pop crooner served as guest, performer, and wingman to Jimmy, debuting the fifth installment in their famous “History of Rap” series.

With some help from The Roots, the dynamic duo rapped along to a new crop of hip-hop classics including the Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa,” Kris Kross’ “Jump,” Jay Z’s “99 Problems,” Drake’s “Started From the Bottom,” and Kanye West’s “Good Life,” ending with Run-DMC and Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”

JT also grabbed his guitar and performed “Not a Bad Thing” with his band, JT & the Tennessee Kids.

His “20/20 Experience World Tour” continues Monday in Washington, D.C.

Watch their rap session below.

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9 Comments

  1. Rob

    The tracklist was not that good. No DMX, 50 Cent, Eminem and more..

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    jazmine Reply:

    @Rob, i agree

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    2bad2bme Reply:

    @Rob, they did real legends. The people you named are not legends, they are either SALES artists or just straight CRIMINALS lol…

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  2. DIDLY DOO

    This was fun too watch :)

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  3. sum guy

    i was listening to swimming pools just as they did it

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  4. kia

    They killed it….Real hip hop never dies !!!!!

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  5. tony

    I understand tracklist complaints but its history of rap 5 those artists were covered in the other ones. Really liked jt singing regulate

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  6. Ice

    Loved it! But where are the black people in the crowd, lol? At least they wouldh’ve recognized half of the songs.

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    from france Reply:

    @Ice, STEREOTYYYYYYYYPES here!!!! you’re black so you don’t know nothing bout pop or rock’n'roll??? stupid…

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