September 12, 2014 4:26 PM EDT

Mayday, Mayday, earth to Instagram: It’s the queen of rap, slayin’ with queen Bey.

After dropping the “Flawless” remix earlier this summer, Beyoncé brought Nicki Minaj out on stage on Friday during one of the Paris stops on her On the Run Tour with husband Jay Z to give the track its live debut. It’s not the first time Minaj has made a surprise appearance during a collaborator’s set, but as with any other Beyoncé surprise, it looks like Mrs. Carter has been planning this for awhile — note the lyrics from Minaj’s guest verse popping up on the stage’s big screen.

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