American pop sensation Selena Gomez has sampled Buju Banton's 1995 hit song Champion for her latest single, Like a Champion.

Selena Gomez - Like A Champion (Buju Banton Remake)

’s on-again-off-again lady love has just covered ’s 1995 classic “Champion” in an island-pop style.

The song is from Gomez’ new album Stars Dance which was released in July.

The 21-year-old uses Banton’s original lines, ‘Walk like a champion/ talk like a champion/ ram-pa-pa-pam-pam’ for her introduction and hook.

Selena Gomez - Like A Champion (Buju Banton Sample)Banton, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United States on drug-related charges, recorded Champion for producer Donovan Germain.

Gomez is among the most popular of the new wave American pop stars. She became a tabloid favourite through her romance with Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.

Her hit songs include “Come and Get It” and “Love You Like a Love Song”.

This goes to show that Buju Banton may be languishing behind bars, but his music cannot be contained.

Listen to “Like A Champion” by Selena Gomez below.

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