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Check out Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and Justin Timberlake in an awesome medley of rap music history.  I’m not doing it justice; just watch!

Update: The MetaFilter thread posts some handy links to videos of the songs:

Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight
Run DMC – Peter Piper
Beastie Boys – Paul Revere
A Tribe Called Quest – Award Tour
Digital Undergound – Humpty Dance
Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg – Nuthin’ But A G Thang
2Pac – California Love
Biggie Smalls – Juicy
The Roots – The Seed (2.0)
Eminem – My Name Is
Missy Elliott – Work It
Soulja Boy Tell’em – Crank That
T.I. – Live Your Life
Kanye West – Gold Digger
Jay Z- New York

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