Video: The Buggles Cover Nicki Minaj & will.i.am’s ‘Check It Out’

You’ve heard Nicki Minaj and will.i.am sample their 1979 hit “Video Killed the Radio Star” on “Check It Out,” now watch The Buggles, the British band behind the original, perform the updated record at a recent show at London’s Supperclub.

“We’re very happy because it means we made a little bit of money for it,” admitted lead singer Trevor Horn before attempting to rap will.i.am’s part by reading the lyrics off a paper. “Excuse me will, I mean I’m not the world’s greatest rapper.”

Check this motherfu$#er out!