'23' Sees Miley Cyrus Rapping Alongside Her Heroes

09/09/2013 09:28 pm ET

Here's the photo Cyrus used to promote the song before it was released:

Miley Cyrus appears on "23," a new track by Mike WiLL Made It that also features Juicy J (another Cyrus favorite) and Wiz Khalifa. The song is an ode of sorts to Michael Jordan, who wore No. 23 for the duration pre-first-retirement career, and Miley sets it off with a quick intro: "I'm in the club high off purp with some shades on / Tatted up, miniskirt and my J's on." (For the uninitiated: "J's" refer to the many iterations of Jordans, Nike's holy grail of sneakers.)

Other things Miley says she does while in the club: stand on couches ("like it's my house), drink out of the bottle, act like she "has no respect." During the song's bridge, Cyrus actually pulls off a somewhat savvy reference, cooing, "I'm naughty by nature, I'm hip-hop hooray" -- a reference to the 1993 song "Hip-Hop Hooray" by Naughty by Nature.

The song debuts on the same day as Cyrus' new video for "Wrecking Ball," in which she strips naked and cries. Take a listen to "23" below.

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