Jason Derulo’s forthcoming album Everything is 4 (Jun. 2) features several big-name collaborators, among them Jennifer Lopez and Meghan Trainor. But the most unexpected combination of special guests comes on “Broke,” a track released Tuesday on which Derulo is joined by Stevie Wonder and Keith Urban.
The collaboration—though not the music itself—calls to mind “FourFiveSeconds,” Rihanna’s country-inflected song with Kanye West (not an altogether unexpected pairing, like Derulo and Wonder) and Paul McCartney (a bit more out of left field for Rihanna, like Urban and Derulo). Like McCartney on “FourFiveSeconds,” Wonder and West contribute only instrumentals to the track, with Wonder on harmonica and Urban on guitar and, presumably, banjo.
The most memorable moment comes toward the end, when a chorus of voices cheers on Wonder’s harmonica solo with a fist-pumping “Hey! Hey! Hey!” fit for a breakdance battle—just in time for the banjo to kick in. The genre-bending is nothing revolutionary, but it’s a welcome shake-up.