By Hayden Wright
The late-night talk show monologue can become a stale proceeding—especially months into a primary election when political fatigue sets in. A writers’ room turns to stories like a new General Mills cereal, and a host does his best with the bottom of the news cycle. Last night, to liven up the monotony, Stephen Colbert invited Skrillex and Chance the Rapper to perform a dance-rap remix of his opening monologue.
“Not a serial number/ Not serial like a killer/ Talkin’ a complete breakfast, pure tummy filler,” rapped Chance, proving that even the dullest stories can make beautiful music (and comedy) in the proper hands. Skrillex and Colbert danced approvingly while he delivered more rhymes.
Later on, Skrillex, Chance the Rapper and Hundred Waters performed “Show Me Love.” Watch here: