Busta Rhymes‘ Nicki Minaj-assisted single for Extinction Level Event 2, “Twerk It,” didn’t exactly set the world on fire after dropping over the summer. Outside of the “me too” feeling in concept, it didn’t feel in line with the themes or concepts from the original ELE released around 15 years ago.
Then comes “Thank You.”
While Kanye West, Birdman and Lil Wayne give spoken commentary throughout the track, the former Leaders of the New School member and Q-Tip trade some of the best bars heard from the two in years. Let alone the incredible sampled usage of Alicia Myers‘ “I Want to Thank You.” Listen below.