Although “Horchata” isn’t a rap song by any means, its lyrics are reference-y enough and potentially even influenced enough to warrant a comparison. Weirdly, New York Magazine placed Vampire Weekend on par with Jay-Z, Drake, and Young Jeezy in a fall 2010 music preview, so it’s not entirely inaccurate.

Purists to the left: Calm yourselves! Remember when they did that video with RZA and Lil Jon? He even discussed Rap Genius with Brooklyn-based fiction writer John Wray in March 2010 (44:11 mark)

Theories about the song have included relationships, Kanye West references, and even Ezra’s dead cat.