Diplo Previews Ezra Koenig Demo for Beyoncé’s "Hold Up"

“Songs become tweets, tweets become songs – it’s the way of the world.”

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Earlier this week, Ezra Koenig from Vampire Weekend revealed that the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ “Maps” turned into Beyonce‘s “Hold Up” from her new album, Lemonade. Today, Diplo took to Snapchat to release the demo for the song. Koenig shares that he had worked on a song with the Major Lazer honcho which ended up using his “Maps” tweet as the chorus: “I figured it was going to be a Vampire Weekend song but was easily convinced that it could be better or go to a new place as a Beyonce song. Songs become tweets, tweets become songs – it’s the way of the world.” Check out the snippet below.

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