This resurfaced video of *NSYNC doing the Pokémon rap is so cringeworthy it’s perfect
JT and the gang really want  you to catch 'em all.
JT and the gang really want  you to catch ’em all.

Image: The LIFE Picture Collection/Gett

2018%2f10%2f17%2f52%2flauraps.2264fBy Laura Byager

The ’90s were a great decade for many reasons, the sheer number of boybands being just one of them.

It was also the decade where we first got into Pokémon, long before they became interactive characters to be caught all over town with your phone in augmented reality. 

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A video has now resurfaced combining these two ’90s phenomena, and it’s truly the perfect dose of ’90s nostalgia.

On Twitter, podcaster @DinosaurDracula shared a video that features *NSYNC doing a cover version of the “Pokérap,” a rap song that pretty much just consists of a list of Pokémon names.  

That’s right; Justin Timberlake himself actually participated in this gloriously, gloriously awkward rap, presented to the audience as “*NSYNC’s Pokémon rap!”

Would you just look at those matching leather jackets and those poorly executed graphics. It truly was a simpler time.

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