Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • -Alright, we're back.

  • Bashir, Diallo, we're talking

  • about all the special guest stars...

  • -Oh, yeah. -...on your "Spectacular."

  • I mean -- so you have Questlove, Tariq.

  • You got who -- who else?

  • -Oh, man, we've got -- we've got --

  • obviously, we got John Legend. -Mm-hmm.

  • -We got Terrence J. We have Lil Rel.

  • We have the Toms from "Vanderpump Rules."

  • -That's right.

  • -Tom Schwartz and Tom Sandoval came through.

  • -No way. You got the Toms?

  • -We got the Toms. -We got the Toms.

  • [ Laughter ] -How are they?

  • -They were really nice, man, and they had a really good time.

  • And those guys were, like, game to have fun.

  • And, you know, it's always cool when somebody shows up

  • and they just want to -- they got the joke immediately,

  • and they just want to have fun. -Yeah.

  • -So that was -- -Oh, my God.

  • Mario Van Peebles comes through...

  • -That's right. -...and does something that I --

  • honestly, if you've ever seen the movie "New Jack City,"

  • you do not want to miss Mario Van Peebles

  • on the "Black History Month Spectacular."

  • -Yeah. -It's kind of amazing.

  • -Sonny Spoon! -That's right.

  • [ Laughs ] That's right. -Remember that?

  • -Yeah, I remember that.

  • -"Sherman's Showcase: Black History Month Spectacular,"

  • this Friday, 10:00 p.m., on AMC.

  • I can't wait for everyone to see it.

  • Uh, sorry.

  • Guys, you -- you look different.

  • -Oh, uh, different?

  • I mean, you noticed? -Oh, yeah.

  • -You noticed that? -Yeah.

  • -Yeah. -Yeah, this is --

  • -We just decided to wear some Kente cloth.

  • -Little Kente. -Oh, it looks good.

  • Looks good. -Yeah.

  • -Yeah. -Thank you very much.

  • -Well, you know, like everything else,

  • Kente cloth comes from Africa --

  • West Africa, specifically. -Everything comes from Africa.

  • That's right. You know --

  • and a lot of people don't know this, but at graduation time,

  • whether it be high school, middle school,

  • college, grad school, a lot of black kids --

  • black American kids will actually wear Kente stoles

  • over their graduation robes.

  • -Yes, Kente cloth is the --

  • is at the center of a uniquely African-American tradition.

  • -That's right. Grew up with it. That's right.

  • And, you know, we love it. We love Kente so much.

  • We think it's really a good part of any look you can have.

  • In fact, for the "Spectacular," we made a music video about it

  • called "Add Some Kente."

  • And is it cool if we show you

  • a little sneak peek right now, Jimmy?

  • -Absolutely. -Alright.

  • -Here is "Add Some Kente" from

  • the "Sherman's Showcase: Black History Month Spectacular."

  • -♪ Add some Kente

  • To your Timbs

  • Add some Kente

  • To your rims

  • Add some Kente

  • To your jeans

  • Add some Kente

  • To the Marines

  • Add some Kente

  • To your Lambos

  • Add some Kente

  • To Rambo

  • -That is awesome. I can't believe --

  • I can't believe you did that, like, months ago.

  • But -- And, Diallo, I saw you in there, man.

  • -Yeah, in the gas mask. -In the gas mask.

  • -That was a total coincidence. We shot that in January.

  • -That's right. -And Bashir -- the --

  • my singer in the video -- that is --

  • that's your sister Zuri.

  • -That's true. That's right.

  • Not only is that my sister,

  • but I actually have her actual Kente stole

  • from SIU, baby!

  • Let's go, Salukis! -Whoa.

  • -Salukis!

  • -Wow, that is a keepsake right there.

  • -Yeah, yeah, yeah.

  • Yep. And I saw her graduate, and I had two thoughts.

  • I said, "Number one, how beautiful.

  • Number two, I see a business opportunity here."

  • -Yeah. Bashir called me immediately,

  • and he saw dollar signs.

  • So he had a guy who could get us Kente cloth wholesale.

  • -I got a Kente guy.

  • You know, we're gonna make quick buck every year --

  • millions of kids graduate.

  • I saw dollar signs.

  • I was like, "This is gonna work out."

  • -Yeah. Unfortunately, though, not really this year.

  • -No, no, not at all.

  • -Yeah, we got tons of overstock, Jimmy.

  • -Never know when you're gonna be in a market correction.

  • Here we are. -Here we are.

  • Guys, "Sherman's Showcase: Black History Month Spectacular"

  • airs on AMC, 10:00 p.m., June 19th.

  • My thanks to Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle.

  • More "Tonight Show" when we come back.

  • I love you dudes.

  • -Thank you so much. -Thanks, Jimmy.

-Alright, we're back.

Subtitles and vocabulary

Operation of videos Adjust the video here to display the subtitles

B1 TheTonightShow bashir spectacular cloth black history history month

Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle Explain the Importance of Kente Cloth

  • 0 0
    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
Video vocabulary