It turns out not everyone is familiar with music legend Paul McCartney.
Though the 72-year-old singer unforgettably changed music history with The Beatles, some Kanye West fans found themselves questioning the "newcomer" on social media after his collaboration with Kanye West on the super-sweet "Only One" dropped on New Year's Eve.
Tweets included some fans mistaking him for an "unknown artist" Kanye was charitable enough to shine a light on.
who tf is paul mccartney???!??! this is why i love kanye for shining light on unknown artists— :/ (@CurvedDaily) January 2, 2015
I don't know who Paul McCartney is, but Kanye is going to give this man a career w/ this new song!!— OVOJosh (@OVOJosh) January 2, 2015
Kanye has a great ear for talent. This Paul McCartney guy gonna be huge.— Desus Nice (@desusnice) January 1, 2015
Not surprisingly, plenty of music fans were offended by the musical ignorance.
How do so many people not know who Paul McCartney is? They think he's going to "blow up cause of Kanye"?? pic.twitter.com/JhfWBV0M2d— Ben Andrews (@BenAndrews21) January 5, 2015
The fact that some of the younger generations don't know who Paul McCartney is makes me lose hope in the future generations..— sarah. (@sarahevelyn_) January 5, 2015
Though McCartney himself is taking all the attention in stride, tweeting about his collaboration with the controversial rapper on Friday.
And "Only One," a ballad sung to his daughter North from the perspective of Kanye's mother, who passed away in 2007 due to surgery complications, could just be the start of a larger project between West and McCartney -- a rep for the rapper describes the song as the first "publicly available recording from what has become a prolific musical collaboration between these two legendary artists."
In the meantime, check out plenty of stars who do know who McCartney is -- Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp among other A-listers starred in his music video for "Queenie Eye" last October.