Apparently her little brother told her the big news and had to send her a link to the song before she would believe it.
“I was like, ‘What are you on about?’ and he sent me the link, and then I heard it!” Nyong’o said. “I heard, ‘I’m on my Lupita Nyong’o’ and I was like, ‘what!’”
Later, when Nyong’o met Hov in real life at the 2015 Oscars, he greeted her by saying, “I did good, right?” to which she replied, “You did so good!”
Watch the full clip below.