NEW YORK - The video went viral overnight after it aired on Monday night's "Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Fallon presented a remix of "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, who seemed to rap Snoop Dogg's song "Gin and Juice."
The show stitched together clips of Williams saying different words on different newscasts, making it sound like the anchor rapped the lyrics.
The zingers flew between the anchor and comedian. Overnight, Brian Williams became a trend on Twitter.
The website for the "Today" show recapped the show. It reported, "Brian Williams would like to make one thing clear: He's never said 'hippity.'"
A February rap remix of Williams' words put to Sugar Hill Gang's song "Rapper's Delight" has been viewed on YouTube more than 8 million times.