Late night TV has been having a hey day (pun intended) with the Kentucky Derby, and we have love seeing our favorite pastime getting some primetime limelight.
(Even if most people are only into it as an excuse to wear funny hats and get crunkin on mint juleps, WE’LL TAKE IT.) The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon sent out an all-call tweet to its followers earlier this week asking for the best Kentucky Derby Raps, and it became a globally trending topic in less than twenty minutes! Here were Horse Nation’s personal favorites among the thousands of entries:
— Quill Murray (@Quill_Murray) May 2, 2014
I said a clip clop, the clippie, the clippie to the clip clip clop and you don’t stop the trottin’… #KentuckyDerbyRap
— TK (@t_kreider) May 1, 2014
Watch last night’s clip of Jimmy Fallon and The Roots busting out the best tweets here: