Justin Bieber on Vado's Speakin' In Tongues

Published February 7, 2011

Justin Bieber's hip-hop.

Sure, his music is labeled pop on iTunes, but JB has been showing love to rap music from day one.

He tapped Ludacris for a guest verse on his highest-charting single to date, "Baby." He referred to Raekwon by his nickname, the chef, during a Twitter conversation with Kanye West. He has his own line of headphones, Just Beats, in conjunction with Dr. Dre's Beats By Dre headphones line.

Yes, Bieber's fans have come to expect him to rub elbows with rappers, but no one saw his freestyle over Vado's "Speaking In Tongues" coming.  [Watch Here]So what made Biebz want to rap over Slime's underground hit?

"I just wanted to have fun," JB told BET.com. "I was just having fun in the studio. He played the track and I liked it, so I was just like, cool, I'll do it."

Don't miss Justin Bieber on "106 & Park" tonight at 6 PM/6C.

Written by Carl Chery, BET.com Staff

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