Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon perform ‘History Of Rap Vol. 5’ – watch

Songs by LL Cool J, Beastie Boys and Outkast performed by the pair

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon continued their ‘History Of Rap’, when they performed Vol. 5 on Friday’s (February 21) edition of the The Tonight Show.

The pair had previously performed the other four volumes on Fallon’s Late Night… show, but they brought the skit back for the US talk show host’s first week in his new position on the flagship TV programme.

Fallon began the rap with LL Cool J’s ‘I’m Bad’, before he and Timberlake launched into tracks by Beastie Boys, Tone Loc, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Salt-N-Pepa, Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg, Outkast, Kris Kross, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. They finished with Run DMC’s ‘Walk This Way’. You can watch ‘History of Rap Vol.5’ by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking ‘play’.


Justin Timberlake is to play a run of UK arena shows this year, calling at Sheffield, London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham.

He will play:

Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (March 30)
London O2 Arena (April 1)
Glasgow The SSE Hydro (4)
Manchester Phones 4U Arena (7)
Birmingham LG Arena (11)