Slave to the Rhythm is the 5th track of Michael Jackson's second posthumous album Xscape.
The song was written and recorded in 1989 during sessions for the album
It was performed live at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards with a hologram of Michael
Jackson (technically a Pepper's ghost). Although not an official single, the song
debuted at number 45 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving Jackson
a posthumous 50th entry on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 2013, An unauthorized reworked version, which added
vocals was leaked.
It was quickly removed following a copyright claim.
Sonny Mobile used a snippet of "Slave to the Rhythm" in their advertising campaign for
the Xperia Z2 mobile phone.