Run the Jewels & Stephen Colbert Drop the Pumpkin Low On New NSFW Holiday Classic: 'The Halloween Wiggle'

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Stephen and Run the Jewels Present "The Halloween Wiggle"

Because "The Monster Mash" is wack.

Halloween songs are pretty lame. Be honest, if you hear that cornball "Monster Mash" one more time on Monday night the only Transylvania Twist you'll be doing is on someone's neck. Luckily, The Late Show host Stephen Colbert feels the same way. "There's no really good Halloween novelty songs. There's the 'Monster Mash,' but that's like 50-something years old now. We need a new one," he said on Thursday night's (Oct. 27) show. 

So, Colbert hooked up with his pals in Run the Jewels for what he believes will be an new, instant world classic, the decidedly not-for-the-kids spookshow anthem "The Halloween Wiggle." The seemingly goofy old-school hip-swivler opened innocuously enough with Colbert in an orange novelty sweater singing 1950s-era lyrics about a surprise visit from Dracula.

But when RTJ showed up rapping about wanting to see you "drop your pumpkin down low" and sticking their hands "down your candy sack," Colbert struggled to bring it back to g-rated land with a demonstration of the safe-as-milk skeleton clap. RTJ's El-P was more interested in putting his face in your candy bowl than doing a goofy dance, though.

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