The Brian Williams Rap Video Sets the NBC Anchor's Words to Music

By: Angela Rajic - Published: Feb 22, 2014 • References: youtube and theglobeandmail
Jimmy Fallon continues to bring in laughs as the new host of the Tonight Show with this Brian Williams rap video. The video features clips of NBC news anchor Brian Williams cut and edited to the song Rapper's Delight by the Sugarhill Gang. The humorous video is a catchy and delightful tribute to the song, which helped introduce hip-hop and rap music to a mainstream audience and the general public.

This Brian Williams rap video mashup is also a lighthearted jab at the new anchor's serious and weighty way of reporting. The video also includes footage of NBC weekend news anchor Lester Holt edited in to rap along with Williams. This humorous and pop culture-savvy parody video will entertain viewers of all ages and generations and makes the news fun to watch.