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Justin Timberlake appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon over the weekend. As it has twice before (here and here), the occasion necessitated a look at the “History of Rap.” The duo once more busted a move dropping lines from classic hip-hip tracks with the Roots backing.

The shtick is the same as ever, and it’s just as fun. In the post-performance interview they hinted that this would be the final installment in the “History of Rap” trilogy. Watch the performance below, then brush up on the setlist. There’s already a playlist of the originals over at Spotify.

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon – History of Rap 3

History of Rap 3 Tracklist:
“King of Rock” – Run-DMC
“Mama Said Knock You Out” – LL Cool J
“Parents Just Don’t Understand” – DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
“Me Myself & I” – De La Soul
“Supersonic” – J.J. Fad
“Baby Got Back” – Sir Mix-a-Lot
“Bust a Move” – Young MC
“Jump Around” – House of Pain
“It Was a Good Day” – Ice Cube
“Gangsta’s Paradise” – Coolio
“Killing Me Softly” – The Fugees
“Sabotage” – Beastie Boys
“I Just Wanna Love You” – Jay-Z
“Ms. Jackson” – Outkast
“Drop It Like It’s Hot” – Snoop Dogg
“Stronger” – Kanye West
“Super Bass” – Nicki Minaj
“Hip Hop Hooray” – Naughty by Nature

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  3 Responses to “Watch: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Return with “History of Rap 3””

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  1. White people look so stupid when they do this. Like blacking up or something. Ridiculous.

  2. “White people look so stupid when they do this. Like blacking up or something. Ridiculous.”

    Explain what “blacking up” is please.

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