Lil Yachty & The Roots Perform “Simpsons” Rap on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show” (Watch)

Watch Lil Yachty and members of The Roots collaborate on a rap about 59 “Simpsons” characters.

Simpsons Rap on The Tonight Show | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” featured a conventional, on-stage musical performance from Lorde.

It also featured a special, pre-produced musical segment.

Lil Yachty and The Roots collaborated on a “The Simpsons” rap entitled “Lil Yachty Raps About 59 Simpsons Characters.” The comedic segment aired early in Thursday’s episode.

A video and photo of the segment follow:

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0693 — Pictured: (l-r) Host Jimmy Fallon and Lil Yachty with James Poyser, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Stro Elliot of The Roots during “Simpsons Rap” on June 15, 2017 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)


Lorde is the headline musical guest on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Her performance is not, however, the only musical moment on the episode.

Thursday’s “Tonight Show” also features a pre-produced “Simpsons Rap” segment.

The bit features Fallon, members of in-house band The Roots, and rising hip-hop star Lil Yachty.

Featuring “Simpsons Rap,” Lorde’s interview and performance and interviews with Ethan Hawke and “mustache experts” Russell Cordeiro and Allan Peterkin, Thursday’s “Tonight Show” airs at 11:35PM ET/PT on NBC.

A photo of the “Simpsons Rap” segment follows. Shots of the episode’s other moments are available here.

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