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History of Rap 6: Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake perform on Tonight Show

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Justin Timberlake made his long-awaited return to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night, and naturally another edition of History of Rap followed.

From “Hammertime” to “Summertime,” and “Informer” to “Ignition,” Fallon and Timberlake moved from one era of hip-hop to another, rapping, singing, and dancing their way thorough decades of rap history.

It was only when Fallon started N.W.A.’s “Straight Outta Compton” that Timberlake had to remind Fallon of his actual hometown.

“Jimmy, we’ve been through this before. You’re not straight outta Compton. You’re straight out of upstate New York,” Timberlake told the host.

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