Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon reconnect for History of Rap 6 — watch

The duo rap songs by Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, R. Kelly, and more

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    Faced with the daunting challenge of competing against Stephen Colbert, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon sought assistance from his longtime friend and collaborator Justin Timberlake. As the case with every Timberlake appearance, last night’s episode saw the duo team up for a new installment of The History of Rap.

    Among the songs covered: Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power”; Wu-Tang Clan’s “C.R.E.A.M.”; The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Mo Money Mo Problems”; R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)”; Kendrick Lamar’s “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”; Drake’s “Know Yourself”; Jay Z and Kanye West’s “Otis”; Fetty Wap’s “My Way”; and Beastie Boys’ “Fight For Your Right”.

    Watch below. Revisit History of Rap Vol. 5 here.

    R. Kelly & Jay Z – “Fiesta”
    LL Cool J – “Rock the Bells”
    Whodini – “Friends”
    Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh – “La Di Da Di”
    Public Enemy – “Fight the Power”
    NWA – “Straight Outta Compton”
    Salt-N-Pepa – “Let’s Talk About Sex”
    MC Hammer – “U Can’t Touch This”
    DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – “Summertime”
    Wu-Tang Clan – “C.R.E.A.M.”
    Notorious B.I.G. (feat. Puff Daddy & Mase) – “Mo Money Mo Problems”
    Snow – “Informer”
    Nelly – “Country Grammar”
    Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – “Crossroads”
    R. Kelly – “Ignition (Remix)”
    Chris Brown – Look at Me Now (feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
    Kendrick Lamar – “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”
    Drake – “Know Yourself”
    Big Sean – “I Don’t F*** With You”
    Jay Z & Kanye West – “Otis”
    Fetty Wap – “My Way”
    Ace Hood (feat. Future Rick Ross) – “Bugatti”
    Beastie Boys – “Fight For Your Right”