Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig Bluntly Explains the Strange, But Simple Writing Credit For Bey's "Hold Up"

By now, you're most likely struggling to get the chorus from Beyonce's bouncy, melancholic track 'Hold Up' out of your Lemonade-soaked brain; the now legendary spin on the chorus of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' classic lovelorn anthem 'Maps'.

via BFA

"Hold up...they don't love you like I love you."

It was soon learned that Vampire Weekend's frontman Ezra Koenig was listed as a writing credit on the Diplo-produced track, which, as bizarre as it seemed, made perfect sense.

The musician has taken to Twitter to clarify how the hell this blessed merging came to be:

Here's the tweet in question:

Well, shit!

You never know what 5-year-old tweet could be used for potential glory...

Here's one of mine from 2011:

On second thought...I think that sentiment only applies when you're Ezra Koenig.

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