Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon reteam for ‘History of Rap 5’ on ‘Tonight Show’

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Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon reteam for ‘History of Rap 5’ on ‘Tonight Show’

Posted on: February 22nd, 2014 by tommyj

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Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake performed classic songs by artists such as Run DMC, N.W.A. and LL Cool J during ‘History of Rap 5.’

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake performed classic songs by artists such as Run DMC, N.W.A. and LL Cool J during ‘History of Rap 5.’

Jimmy Fallon wrapped up his first week hosting “The Tonight Show” with a little help from his friend Justin Timberlake.

The two performed “History of Rap Part 5” on the show Friday night, this time taking on songs by artists past and present, ranging from LL Cool J, Salt N’ Pepa and N.W.A. to Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West.

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

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Timberlake was the sole guest of the episode, and when he came out for his interview, he and Fallon just sat silently for a few moments as the audience cheered wildly, then grabbed microphones and launched into the latest version of the popular music segment.

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube

Jimmy Fallon, left, and Justin Timberlake perform the fifth installment of the ‘History of Rap’ on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

The duo showcased their rapping skills on classic songs such as Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa” before closing out the performance with a spirited version of Run DMC and Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”

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Justin Timberlake, left, was the sole guest on Friday’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

Justin Timberlake, left, was the sole guest on Friday’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon via YouTube

Justin Timberlake, left, was the sole guest on Friday’s episode of ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’

The “SexyBack” singer’s appearance on “The Tonight Show” coincided with his concert tour dates at Madison Square Garden. While Timberlake’s health issues forced him to postpone his Wednesday concert date, the pop star was able to perform his Thursday and Friday night shows.

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