President Barack Obama joined Jimmy Fallon on Thursday night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and it was absolutely hilarious. Obama and Fallon “slow jammed” the news, and both could barely keep a straight face.
“It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve as your president over the past eight years,” Obama began, explaining his accomplishments.
“Aw yeah, President Obama stimulated long-term growth,” sang Fallon, “and told the American people, ‘Yes, we can.’”
“He’s created lots of jobs for you and me, and he’s got one more left for Hillary,” Black Thought sang.
Of course, Obama did a short rundown of his accomplishments and concerns since he’s been in office: “In short: Climate change is real, health care is affordable and love is love,” Obama said.
“Commander in preach!” said Fallon. “You’ve got to listen to my man Bareezus; he’s accomplished a lot in eight years. Even when Congress tried to block him, he found a way through the back door.”
And, of course, Fallon couldn’t help throwing in a reference to Beyoncé.
“When the Republicans gave him lemons, he made so much lemonade that Beyoncé started calling him ‘Baracky with the good hair,’” Fallon joked.
Sounding like a lot of us, Black Thought said that he wished Obama could get another term.
“I can’t stay forever … and Daddy has a Hawaiian vacation booked in about 223 days, but who’s counting?” Obama replied.
And then there was the Donald Trump jab.
Obama said he hasn’t been following the elections because he’s been busy watching his new favorite series, “Orange Is Not the New Black.”
And mic drop.