Brian Williams Rapping “Baby Got Back” Is a Sight to See

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June 17 2014 10:42 AM

Brian Williams Rapping “Baby Got Back” Is a Sight to See

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We’ve seen Jimmy Fallon and his talented video crew work their magic on the Brian Williams archives to create comical edits of the news anchor rapping songs like “Rapper’s Delight” and “Gin and Juice” verbatim.

So it’s no surprise that the Tonight Show team would take a stab at Sir Mix-A-Lot’s iconic hit, “Baby Got Back,” which the rapper himself recently performed with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Kathie Lee Gifford and the rest of the Today Show hosts provide some perfectly timed help, and the whole thing comes off delightfully once again.

Dee Lockett is Slate's editorial assistant for culture.

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