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Watch The Roots Cover Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Rap Over the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Theme

With The Roots as Jimmy Fallon‘s personal ensemble, the show host makes use of the hip-hop group’s impromptu talent with this latest rendition on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The band’s ?uestlove and “Captain” Kirk Douglas offer their folk-inspired version to Daft Punk‘s “Get Lucky” under the “Black Simon and Garfunkle.” Following the cut, illustrious linguist Tariq Trotter aka Black Thought also gets put to the test as he lays down some verbal goodness. Taking inspirations fromSuper Mario Bros. characters as rhyming content, Triq delivers a flawless performance to the timeless 8-bit theme tune. Enjoy the clip below and let us know your thoughts.

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