Justin Timberlake was so sick that he had to cancel a concert at Madison Square Garden originally scheduled for Wednesday night, but he managed to pull it together enough to stop by "The Tonight Show" Friday.
Timberlake and host Jimmy Fallon threw it back to the "Late Night" days with the fifth installment in the "History of Rap" series. The performance preceded the interview portion of the night, helping to wrap Fallon's first week at "Tonight" on a super high note.
Here's the compilation rundown:
LL Cool J, "I'm Bad"
Run DMC, "Beats to the Rhyme"
Crazy Calls, "Wait for the Beep"
Beastie Boys, "Fight For Your Right"
Tone Loc, "Wild Thing"
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, "Fresh Prince Theme"
Salt N' Pepa, "Whatta Man"
Positive K, "I Got A Man"
The Notorious B.I.G., "Big Poppa"
Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg, "Dre Day"
Warren G feat. Nate Dogg, "Regulate"
N.W.A., "Straight Outta Compton"
Ini Kamoze, "Hot Stepper"
Outkast, "So Fresh, So Clean"
Busta Rhymes feat. P. Diddy & Pharrell, "Pass the Courvoisier, Part II"
Kris Kross, "Jump"
Skee-Lo, "I Wish"
Jay Z, "99 Problems"
Ludacris, "Move Bitch (Get Out the Way)"
Drake, "Started From the Bottom"
Kendrick Lamar, "Swimming Pools (Drank)"
Kanye West feat. T-Pain, "Good Life"
Run DMC, "Walk This Way"
Before Timberlake left Rockefeller Center to head to the rescheduled MSG show, The pair talked all about "Saturday Night Live," his current worldwide "20/20 Experience" tour, and their love for each other (but they assured the audience that they're happily married).
Timberlake also gave viewers a sneak peak into his concert experience, which arrives in Boston for the first of two 2014 shows on Feb. 27.
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