Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar recently spoke with MTV News about his new collaboration track with the legendary Jay-Z.

“It’s just one of them things, you know, you live up to. One of those moments to really challenge yourself and say, ‘Okay, that’s how I come in.’ I always looked up to the greats to be a great,” said the TDE rapper. “So to actually be on a track with him, it’s an accomplishment.”

Check out the complete interview online at MTV.com.