Some critics dislike the new rap added to the song, but the one addition that seemed to be universally disparaged was the use of autotune - a studio pitch correction program made popular by rapper T-Pain, who uses it for all of his vocals.
Their popularity wasn't hurt, and may well have been helped, when conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly organized a boycott of Reebok on the grounds that working with the rapper sent a negative message to impressionable children.
Fans began asking, "Is Beyonce pregnant?" after the 24-year-old singer was allegedly overheard telling a friend she was expecting rapper boyfriend Jay-Z's baby during an October 2005 visit to an Atlantic City nightclub.
Coco Nicole Austin hails from Palos Verdes, California, and the star got her professional start as a swimsuit and lingerie model, but of late, seems to be enjoying the role of wife to actor and famed rapper Ice-T.
The 30-year-old rapper was sent to a halfway house, reportedly to finish out the final three months of his federal weapons charges sentence and was ordered to perform an additional 500 hours of community service.