8:50am PT by Wandera Hussein, Billboard
Bruce Willis Freestyles With 'The Roots' on 'The Tonight Show'
Tuesday night's segment of "Freestylin' With the Roots" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon made for some hilarious antics, a few candid rhymes by front man Tariq Trotter (aka Black Thought) and a surprise appearance by Bruce Willis.
The skit kicked off with the host jumping into the crowd to ask a few audience members to share a bit about themselves; the musicians then took that info and proceeded to drop related raps.
In a very impressive show of ability, Black Thought freestyled about an audience member known as Sylvia — who also shared that she was from New Jersey — as the band kicked off a Drake-sounding instrumental, due to the rapper enjoying a fifth consecutive week atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "God's Plan."
It got a little wonky with the second audience member, as a man named Billy proceeded to change things up by freestyling for himself, about taking his wife to the Oscars.
The crowning moment came when Fallon strolled up to a hooded member in the audience, who turned out to be none other than Bruce Willis. As the crowd erupted in applause, the Death Wish actor shared a few quirky things about himself — for example, his favorite instruments are wind instruments, and if he could write a song about himself, it'd be titled "The Man Who Forgot His Job."
The band kicked off a Justin Timberlake-style beat and proceeded to wow the crowd with their Bruce Willis-inspired lyrics.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.