The track contains a sample of Gang of Four's "(Love Like) Anthrax" from their 1979 EP Damaged Goods
. Gang Of Four's Andy Gill told Brooklyn Vegan
how Frank Ocean's management got in touch with him in November 2015 explaining that the singer was building a song which featured a loop from 'Anthrax' and requesting permission to use it.
"My first thought was that this is fairly unusual for people to be that up front and honest," said Gill. "Most bands just take Gang of Four ideas and dress them up a little and call them their own!
His manager, Wendi, played Frank's track down the phone to me as we were driving somewhere on the west coast on our tour bus which was a little bit surreal as I couldn't properly hear it," he continued. "But I think Frank Ocean is great and I was aware that he was a big fan of Gang of Four."