The Brian Williams Version of “Rapper’s Delight” Is Indeed Delightful

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Feb. 20 2014 11:50 AM

The Brian Williams Version of “Rapper’s Delight” Is Indeed Delightful

Last night, Jimmy Fallon continued his strong opening week as the new host of The Tonight Show with a remarkably well-executed mashup of NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams “rapping” The Sugarhill Gang classic “Rapper's Delight.”

Williams has performed other songs before, also thanks to Fallon, but this may be his best ditty yet. Enjoy.

Aisha Harris is a Slate staff writer.