Watch The Roots spit old school rhymes about the 2018 Winter Olympics on The Tonight Show

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Black Thought spits fire about the Shib Sibs in his Olympic recap on The Tonight Show | still from video

Philadelphia’s legendary hip-hop crew The Roots mixed their old-school party rocking sound with a recap of the Pyongyang Olympics on Friday’s broadcast of “The Tonight Show.”

The group’s lead MC Black Thought, aka Tariq Trotter, brought his fierce rhymes over a speedy Questlove beat as he referenced snowboarding champions Red Gerard and Chloe Kim as well as figure skating brother and sister Alex and Maia Shibutani, known as “The Shib Sibs.” Trotter even mentioned Tonga’s flag bearer Pita Taufatofua.

Watch below, you can watch The Roots recap Team USA’s success at the 2018 Winter Olympics; the music begins at the three-minute mark.

 

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