history of rap lyrics – jimmy fallon

history of rap
(feat. justin timberlake)

[sugar hill gang — “rapper’s delight”:]
“i said a hip hop the hippie the hippie
to the hip hip hop, a you dont stop the rock
it to the bang bang boogie say up jumped the boogie to the rhythm of the boogie, the beat
now what you hear is not a test – i’m rappin to the beat
and me, the groove, and my friends are gonna try to move your feet”

[run-dmc — “peter piper”:]
“now peter piper picked peppers, but run rocked rhymes
humpty dumpty fell down, that’s his hard time
jack b. nimble was nimble, and he was quick
but jam master cut faster that so jay says”

[beastie boys — “paul revere”:]
“now here’s a little story i got to tell
about three bad brothers you know so well
it started way back in history
with ad rock, mca, and me, mike d”

[a tribe called quest — “award tour”:]
“we on award tour with muhammad my man
goin’ each and every place with the mic’ in their hand”

[digital underground — “humpty dance”:]
“the humpty dance is your chance to do the hump
oh, do me baby
do the humpty hump, watch me do the humpty hump”

[snoop dogg — “nuthin’ but a g thang”:]
“one, two, three and to the fo’
snoop doggy dogg and dr. dre is at the do’
it’s the capital s, oh yes, the fresh n double o p
d o double g y d o double g, ya see”

[2pac feat. dr. dre — “california love”:]
“california love”

[notorious b.i.g. — “juicy”:]
“it was all a dream i used to read word up magazine
salt n’ peppa and heavy d up in the limousine
hangin’ pictures on my wall
every sat*rday rap attack, mr. magick, marley marl”

[the roots — “the seed (2.0)”]
“push my seed in my push for life
it’s gonna work because i’m pushin it right
if mary drop my baby girl tonight
i would name her rock n’”

[eminem — “my name is”:]
“hi, my name is
what?
my name is
who?
jigga jigga slim shady”

[missy elliot — “work it”:]
“is it worth it, let me work it
i put by thing down flip it and reverse it
it’s your fremme neppa venette
it’s your fremme neppa venette”

[soulja boy — “crank that (soulja boy)”:]
“soulja boy off in this oh
watch me crank it, watch me roll
watch me crank dat, soulja boy
then superman dat oh
now watch me you
crank dat, soulja boy
now watch me you
crank dat, soulja boy”

[t.i. feat. rihanna — “live your life”:]
“mia ya hee, miya ya ha, miya ya hee, miye ya ha ha
you’ve gotta live your life
hey, hey-ey eh-ey eh-ey
you steady chasin that paper”

[sugar hill gang — “rapper’s delight”:]
“i said a hip hop the hippie the hippie
to the hip hip hop
ya don’t stop”

/ jimmy fallon lyrics