Members of the classic rap crew Sugarhill Gang are from Englewood, New Jersey. Newsman Brian Williams grew up in Middletown, on the Jersey Shore. Maybe that’s what motivated this supercut-and-paste of Williams performing Sugarhill’s 1979 hit “Rapper’s Delight.” Nice assist from Lester Holt, too.
Jimmy Fallon brought video editor John McDonald and his amazing found-sound rap videos to the Tonight Show with him. Wise move.
“‘Bang, Bang!’ Brian Williams and Lester Holt Cover ‘Rapper’s Delight,'” Ronnie Polidoro and Mary Kozelka, NBC News
“The Rap- ification of Brian Williams,” Ben Teitelbaum, Newsweek
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