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Destiny’s Child was, is and forever will be one of the greatest girl groups of all time. Between their iconic smashes — from “Bills, Bills, Bills” to “Say My Name” to “Survivor” — to their equally iconic revolving door line-up, the ladies remain one of the most memorable acts of the millennial pop era.

And, just as importantly, their shade game is just as strong.

In a newly surfaced Vine from an old interview making the rounds (we’re talking original line-up), the girls are seen huddled together on a bed introducing themselves to the camera. We’re in the middle of watching Kelly Rowlegend talking — years before she ever arched her back for those #KissesDownLowOniTunes. And how does she describe her position in the group?

“I’m the second lead vocalist of the group.”

Let the Shade Games begin.

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LaTavia Roberson opts for the Amused “Oh, You Really Did That Tho?” Side Eye.

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Lady Love diva LeToya Luckett comes in swiftly thereafter with a tried and true classic — The Bitch Please.

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And then there’s Beyoncé, reigning Queen of Shade. While she’s opted for the surprise emotional attack as of late, her technique was far less subtle back in the day. In a split second, she serves up a Kelly, Roll Up The Partition Cough, followed by a stinging ***Flawless Eye Roll that had a young Michelle Williams holy twerking the shade away somewhere in Illinois.

As the ladies once postulated: “I don’t think you can handle this.”