Michelle Obama Runs Through Nothing But Classics With James Corden and Missy Elliott on "Carpool Karaoke"

Watch Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, and James Corden run through the classics on "Carpool Karaoke."

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Michelle Obama got some help from the one and only Missy Elliott on the latest edition of James Corden's Carpool Karaoke, proving once again that Misdemeanor has nothing but classics in her catalog. But the First Lady of the United States of America didn't just nail every single word of Missy's 2001 single "Get Ur Freak On." She also mastered the Queen Bey anthem "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)."

"I rarely get to listen to music in the car," Michelle told Corden. "I've been in a car, maybe it was months ago, with my daughter who learned how to drive. That was the only time in seven and a half years that I've been in the passenger seat listening to music, rocking out like this." Not that viewers will notice, as Michelle comes across as a straight-up champion of in-car sing-alongs here.

Michelle Obama also opened up about her recent decision to join the Snapchat universe, telling Corden she's using the wildly popular platform to get the word out about her new Let Girls Learn initiative. "We're really focusing on trying to get girls around the world educated," she said, adding that her family is soon taking a trip to Liberia as part of the initiative. "Right now, there's 62 million girls worldwide that aren't in school for a variety of different reasons. So much could be corrected in the world if girls were educated and had power over their lives. My message to kids here is, 'Don't take your education for granted.' There are girls around the world who would die to get the education we have."

Sadly, this edition of Carpool Karaoke was filmed a few weeks back, meaning we don't get the First Lady's take on the whole plagiarism thing that's gripped the nation this week. Oh you haven't heard? Well, to summarize: Melania Trump was caught lifting a few passages at this year's Republican National Convention from a previous speech by Michelle Obama. After a series of explanations and/or excuses, a speechwriter from the Trump campaign released a statement seemingly admitting to said plagiarism.

Anyway, check out the video above to see yet another example of why Michelle Obama is going to go down as the coolest First Lady ever.

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