Stephen Colbert doesn’t always interview multiple guests at once (à la CBS comrade James Corden), but when he does, he goes for as interesting a pairing as possible. On Thursday night’s The Late Show, Colbert had both actress Mary-Louise Parker and rapper Pusha T in the hot seat simultaneously.
Pusha T (real name Terrence LeVarr Thornton) has been rapping for years, both on his own and alongside his brother No Malice in the duo Clipse, but he’s been in the news most recently for campaigning with Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine. Pusha T explained to Colbert that he supports Clinton because he believes she will continue President Barack Obama’s legacy of fighting the nation’s mass incarceration problem.
“I definitely believe she’ll carry on that legacy,” Pusha T said. “That’s the most important issue tearing apart our community right now. You can’t vote, you can’t get grants. It’s like you keeping paying forever. We have to change that.”
Pusha T was also recently revealed to be one of the masterminds behind the famous McDonald’s “I’m Lovin’ It” jingle.
“I wrote the rap version to ‘I’m Lovin’ It,'” Pusha T said. “Justin Timberlake actually wrote the ‘I’m lovin’ it’ part, and we had to do a rap version. Thanks to Steve Stout, marketing genius. I wrote it, and after it me and my brother got this payout check, and then we got to go meet Ronald McDonald.”
Watch the clip below.