On Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards, rapper and "America's Best Dance Crew" judge Lil Mama came onstage during Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' performance unannounced and uninvited.
While Jay was ending his final "Empire State of Mind" verse, Mama came up from her seat in the crowd onto the stage. Jay looked surprised but continued his performance and even kept rapping.
The rapper threw in a quick joke, saying, "You T-Paining right now," while Keys finished her chorus.
The line refers to T-Pain jumping onstage with Jay-Z at Summer Jam during his "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" performance. While Pain insists he was asked to get on with the star, Jay said in interviews he had no idea the singer was coming out with him.
When it came time to pose at the end of the performance, Lil Mama came up to the front and stood beside Jay-Z and Alicia Keys as if she was meant to be there.