Big Sean Hops on Maroon 5’s ‘Maps’ for Remix

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Big Sean (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Big Sean (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

By Marissa G. Muller

Big Sean has been hopping on songs all summer, from Ariana Grande’s “Best Mistake” to Common’s “Diamonds” and DJ Mustard’s “Face Down.”

But this week brings one of his unlikeliest collaborations yet: Maroon 5.

Related: Maroon 5 Finally Finds More Than a Friend in ‘It Was Always You': Listen

The Kanye West protégé flipped the first single from Maroon 5‘s upcoming Vthe decidedly pop love song “Maps.” Big Sean puts his stamp on the production, tricking out the song with a flashier drum beat and pitched-up vocals that give it a club-bound feel.

In fact, maybe that makes it less than unlikely. After all, the band released “Payphone,” off their last album, with a verse from rapper Wiz Khalifa.

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