It was all set to go down as DJ Premier OK’d Justin Bieber dropping a 16 for the BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher, but things took a turn for the worst for Bieber when he wanted Luda to write his bars, and Premo wasn’t with that and shut him out.

Listen to DJ Premier speaking on picking who would participate in the cyphers, below. Head to the 50 second part of the audio clip to hear Premo speak on Bieber.