Justin Timberlake Changes “Suit & Tie” Lyrics on Saturday Night Live, Disses Kanye West

Justin Timberlake attends the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Kanye West attends the Angel Ball 2012 at Cipriani Wall Street on October 22, 2012. Steve Granitz/WireImage; Steve Mack/Getty Images

Justin Timberlake picked the perfect moment to slam Kanye West, who dissed his album's lead single, "Suit & Tie," during a February concert in London. During Timberlake's live performance with Jay-Z on Saturday Night Live March 9, the singer changed the lyrics from "Aww, sh-t so sick, got a hit and picked up a habit" to "my hit's so sick, got rappers acting dramatic."

West, 35, trashed Timberlake's track on stage at the Hammersmith Apollo. "I got love for Hov, but I ain't f-cking with that 'Suit & Tie,'" the outspoken rapper told the crowd during a three-minute rant about the commercialism of popular music.

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The dis came as a surprise to fans, given that Kim Kardashian's boyfriend frequently collaborates with Jay-Z. The hip-hop heavyweights even released a joint album, Watch the Throne, in August 2011. West was recently ranked No. 7 on MTV's Hottest MCs list.

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While West may not be a fan of "Suit & Tie," former 'N Sync member Lance Bass can't get enough of Timberlake's mid-tempo jam. "I think it's something that no one expected him to do," Bass told Us Weekly in January. "I think everyone was expecting him to do a crazy [dance track], but he went back to his roots and I like it. It's very nice!"

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Timberlake's third album, The 20/20 Experience, is available March 18.

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