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Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig explains how he ended up writing for Beyoncé

26 April 2016, 11:32 | Written by Laurence Day

Ezra Koenig (Vampire Weekend) has explained how he ended up co-writing a track on Beyoncé's new album LEMONADE.

According to Koenig, it's all stemmed from an idea he had (and subsequently Tweeted) about a subtle change to the lyrics for Yeah Yeah Yeahs' "Maps":

The seemingly unlikely team up resulted in "Hold Up", a Yeah Yeah Yeahs-referencing track which also features input from Father John Misty and Diplo.

Read Koenig's version of events below.

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