Listen to Future & Nicki Minaj Recall George Michael on ‘Rock Star’
But now, that duet is hitting the Internet after all.
Released today, “Rock Star,” a new tune from the hip-hop megastars, is a version finally cleared by the camp of George Michael. Why? Because the song quite prominently borrows from Michael’s 1984 hit “Careless Whisper.”
Most notably, “Rock Star” uses the classic melody laid down by the saxophone in the song, though the instrument is not found on the final version of Future and Minaj’s piece. Instead, an electric guitar follows the sax part, as does Future’s crooned chorus.