A Subtle Mocking from the Roots


Jimmy Fallon might not have challenged Trump much during the presidential nominee’s recent appearance on The Tonight Show, but the Roots got in a pretty great dig of their own as the man in the famous toupé crossed the stage. The group played Erykah Badu’s song “20 Feet Tall,” Consequence of Sound reports, with Black Thought rapping the pointed lyrics: “And you, you built a wall, a 20-foot wall, so I couldn’t see.”

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →