In what I can only assume was an effort to one-up Drake’s rap about the Hunger Games (you’re welcome for that photoshop, by the way, Aubrey) the Roots gamely agreed to deliver a verse about Harry Potter on the Tonight Show last night.
The band laid down the beat, Black Thought brought some serious HP knowledge, and they deserve bonus points for the stretch that manages to rhyme “humble more,” ”Dumbledore,” “Voldemort,” and “rumble more.”
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