Here, Here - take the towel, wipe off your brow
And take the contact out your eye, you're far from looking fly
You get an E for effort, and T for nice try

from A Tribe Called Quest – Butter Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

She was “sweatin'” him so he tells her to just wipe her brow and stop sweating him. Those contacts don’t look cute girl. E-effort, T-try meaning she looks like ET; an alien.

Eminem also used this line in his song, “Jealousy Woes II

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