Label: Island Def Jam Music Group - none • Format: CDr Unofficial Release • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop • Style: House
Production of the song was completed by Gottwald, under his production name Dr. Lukeand Cirkut. It premiered on US radio on November 11,and was made available to download digitally throughout Europe and Australasia on November 14, It was added to US Mainstream, rhythmic and urban radio station playlists on November 29, Throughout December and Januarya remix extended play EP was released worldwide.
Musically, "You Da One" is a mid-tempo Gorfoleddu Mór - LAN Formatique - Goodnight Noises Everywhere  pop and reggae song, which incorporates elements of electropopdancehall and dubstep. It also features a dubstep bridge Broken Harp - P J Harvey* - White Chalk the final chorus.
It garnered positive reviews from music criticsmany You Da One (Gregor Salto Vegas Club Mix) - Rihanna - You Da One whom complimented the West Indian and Caribbean tone, and compared it to " What's My Name? To promote the song, an accompanying music video was shot in east London and directed by Melina Matsoukas. It was inspired by the film A Clockwork Orangeand premiered on December 23, It was mainly shot in black and white, and features Rihanna in a variety of different set ups, such as in a photo shoot and a lyric video game.
At various points, lyrics are stamped across the video as Rihanna sings them. Luke and Cirkut. During an interview with Ryan Seacrest on his radio show On Air with Ryan SeacrestRihanna revealed that she found "You da One" to be highly addictive to listen to after she heard the final cut, saying " 'You da One' is one of those records that became very addictive for me.
I could not stop listening to this song. It's very infectious. Luke crafted for Britney's ' Femme Fatale ' cut.
Andrew Martin of Prefix Magazine commented on the infectiousness of the song, writing that once it has been listened to, it is hard to stop thinking about it.
In France, "You da One" debuted at number 64 on November 19,and reached a peak of In Australia, "You da One" debuted at number 41 on December 14,and peaked at number 26 in its third week. She held a black cane as she performed scenes in front of a bright pink wall in the visuals inspired by the film A Clockwork Orange.
The clip is partly a photo shoot and a lyric video as lyrics are stamped across the screen and Rihanna's body, and was shot mainly in black and white. Several scenes capture solely her mouth; first with a gold grill covering her bottom row of teeth, and later with smoke billowing from her lips transitioning into and out of the words "Dream" and later "You Da One".
She continuously exudes sexuality; in several scenes, she touches and thrusts her crotch reminiscent of Michael Jackson 's dance moves, as noted by Jason Lipshutz of BillboardHypersensitive Jester - Denny Guy - Introducing Denny Guy struts toward the camera with a pimp cane, endorses provocative dance moves,  and drapes herself over a giant ball.
Using the latter move, she is found in a black and white chequered background room where she moves around a larger than life playing card. The video ends with Rihanna running away from the camera and jumping into a chair, throwing her legs over the side with a smile on her face. A reviewer for Idolator described the video as "glorious.
The black and white video features the newly blond singer cavorting in an array of black and white outfits, dancing, smiling, giggling and grabbing her crotch with a great degree of regularity. Plus, those pink lips providing the only splash of color also look pretty familiar. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pop  reggae .
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