Straight Outta Late Night Warm-Up – The Roots & Ice Cube

Back when the phrase "Are We There Yet?" had more of a Malcolm X feel to it.

Questlove, drummer/bandleader extraordinaire of The Roots has posted to his SwiftFM account audio of the band performing N.W.A.’s seminal “Straight Outta Compton” with Ice Cube.  This is apparently during the band’s warm-up set before the taping of that night’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Ice Cube handles his old part, Black Thought does MC Ren’s part and Roots guitarist Capt. Kirk surprises everyone by straight killing Eazy-E’s part.

Check it out below the jump.

The Roots + Ice Cube’s version here.

Also for good measure, the video for the original below.

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