Rita Ora has never been one to shy away from pushing the limits when it comes to art and music, but her latest move may be her kookiest yet.
The How To Be Lonely songstress, who will perform her new single Big on Dancing On Ice this weekend, has sampled Crazy Frog classic Axel F for a new track.
Rita and DJ Imanbek have officially sampled the song, which originated in the 1984 film Beverly Hills Cop before being remixed in 2005, on their EP track Bang Bang.
Following in the footsteps of Taylor Swift and Right Said Fred on Look What You Made Me Do, original composer Harold Faltermeyer has full writing credits for the track alongside the duo.
A source told Daily Star: "Rita is really experimenting with her sound on this EP.
"Bang Bang samples Harold Faltermeyer's Axel F – which Crazy Frog re-released in 2005.
"Imanbek is only 20 so wasn't even born when the song was first around in the 80s.
"When he was in the studio and suggested they should sample the track he was only thinking of the Crazy Frog hit."
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Though before fans worry that Rita, 30, has taken things too far, we can confirm the pantless digital amphibian's 'bing bing baahs' are not making a comeback.
The source added: "Rita's track officially samples the song but obviously the frog has been removed, though the beat alone will bring back early 00s memories."
A rep for Rita Ora declined to comment.
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Earlier this week Daily Star told how Rita will perform on Dancing On Ice this Sunday.
The pop beauty pre-recorded the performance before jetting to Australia as to film the new series of The Voice.
A source told Daily Star: "It would be an understatement to say Rita's reputation has taken a battering over the last few months but it's time to bring the focus back to the music.
"She will be performing her new David Guetta and Imanbek collab Big in a pre-recorded segment.
"The song is good. It's strong.
"Hopefully people won't care [about the Covid backlash] and still like her."
Daily Star previously revealed how Rita jetted out to Bulgaria to film the music video – which Rita has now confirmed to a mini movie.
In a random move, Rita opted to film at the controversial Buzludzha monument which was built in 1974 to commemorate the formation of the brutal Bulgarian Communist Party in 1891.
Bringing things back to her roots, Rita can be seen rocking in traditional clothing from her native country of Kosovo as well as a raunchy black PVC cutout catsuit.
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