Chaka Khan’s national anthem at NBA game roasted by viewers: ‘She’s giving me Fergie vibes’

Chaka Khan’s rendition of the US national anthem on Sunday night left many viewers baffled.

The ten-time Grammy winner performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of an NBA all-star game in Chicago, her native city.

Her version of the anthem didn’t seem to resonate with a large part of those watching from home, who shared their reactions on social media.

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Some even compared the moment to Fergie’s 2018 performance, which was widely criticised – and led to an admission from the singer that it “didn’t strike the intended tone”.

“I adore Chaka Khan. She is a living legend, but I DID NOT like that rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner AT ALL. Lord help her,” one viewer wrote of Khan’s rendition.

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