Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake Perform ‘History of Rap 5’ on ‘The Tonight Show’ [Video]

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake finished of Fallon’s debut week on the Tonight Show by showing a much-anticipated fifth installment of their ‘History or Rap’ series.

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake teamed up again for their fifth installment of the duo’s immensely popular “History of Rap” series.

The dynamic duo helped close out Fallon’s premiere week on The Tonight Show on a high note. 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.

The TV BFF’s could barely it for few impatient moments, skipping the intros and immediately grabbing the mics that were hidden behind Fallon’s desk. They quickly made their way to the floor and belted out tunes to the screaming crowd for five minutes.

Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon showcased their rapping skills on classic songs such as Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa,” then rolling into modern song selections, the two included Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools (Drank),” Drake’s “Started From the Bottom” and a mash-up of Jay Z’s “99 Problems” and Ludacris’ “Move Bitch (Get Out The Way),” before closing out the performance with a spirited version of Run DMC and Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”

The latest music history lesson that included 23 songs gave viewers a “mighty fine time” and might want make them want to “Jump, Jump.”

“The History of Rap” first debuted in the year of 2010, and then repeated its success with Volume 4 last March with a not-at-all-convincing promise that it would be the “last time.”

Back at the desk, they joked with best-friend banter. Justin admitted he had tried Mucinex to battle the recent illness that caused him to postpone a tour date at Madison Square Garden in New York earlier this week. “Now I’m on straight up hardcore things. We’re not going full Rob Ford, but probably enough that you shouldn’t be on national television,” he joked.

JT also didn’t let the hour pass without resurfacing his particularly spot-on impression of Fallon. After mimicking the “Tonight Show” host with repeated phrases like “so good” and “my man” on set (energetic hand gestures included) the two relived a clip from the “Saturday Night Live” Christmas episode, where JT’s impression of Jimmy left them both cracking up on camera, says MTV News.

Fallon has been filling the first week of his new show with musical high points, beginning with an opening night that featured U2 and an Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing presentation with the Fresh Prince himself, Will Smith.

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night drew a 6.1 household rating in the metered markets, up 15% from Thursday for a second consecutive night of ratings gains and the best number since Fallon’s Monday debut for an impressive string of first week nightly averages of 7.1, 5.3, 5.2, 5.3 and 6.1.

And that’s not it, as he accomplished the 15% night-to-night ratings increase while NBC’s primetime average fell 29% from Thursday. Fallon ended his premiere week within 14% of his premiere vs. 49% for the last guy to succeed Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, reports Deadline.

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