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The Roots remix Halloween theme song — watch

on November 01, 2014, 8:35pm

John Carpenter’s theme for Halloween is widely considered the quintessential horror movie soundtrack, and remains just as haunting 36 years after the film’s initial release. On last night’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Roots offered their own unique spin on the song with a hip-hop remix.

Unlike the original, The Roots’ version included lyrics (“To see his face will have you soil in your underpants/ It gives new definition to running man”) and a cameo from Michael Myers himself, which left The Roots’ Black Thought in hysterics. Watch below.

(Read: 10 Essential Horror Movie Scores)

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