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Madonna Keeps it Old School With ‘Borderline’ (and President Obama) on ‘Fallon’

Plus, Barack Obama "slow jams" the news

It was Throwback Thursday for Madonna on last night’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Backed by the Roots, the Queen of Pop delivered a slowed-down, souled-up version of “Borderline,” her first-ever top ten hit. “Borderline” originally appeared on Madonna’s 1983 self-titled debut album.

But Madonna’s performance was not the slowest or the most soulful of the night. That honor went to President Barack Obama, who “slow jammed the news” by recapping his accomplishments to the Roots’ accompaniment (and held a steady poker face while Fallon and Black Thought riffed on them).

Watch both clips below.

Madge also scored a selfie with the President:

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