It's been over a year since Jay-Z dropped new solo material—"Glory" was released early 2012—so it came with great surprise when the Brooklyn MC debuted "Open Letter" this morning on Life + Times. Assisted by beat mavens Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, Jay touches on a multitude of topics in just three minutes, from his highly criticized anniversary trip to Cuba to his ownership stake in the Nets. And as expected, Twitter lit up with a multitude of reactions. Here, we recap our favorites.

Listen to "Open Letter" here.