Pon de Replay
Rihanna Lyrics


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Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?

It goes one by one, even two by two
Everybody on di floor let me show you how we do
Let's go, dip it low, then you bring it up slow
Whine it up one time, whine it back once more

Come run, run, run, run
Everybody move, run
Lemme see you move and rock it 'til the groove done
Shake it 'til the moon becomes the sun (sun)
Everybody in the club, give me a run (run)
If you ready to move, say it (yeah)
One time for your mind, say it (yeah, yeah)
Well, I'm ready for ya
Come let me show ya
You want to groove, I'ma show you how to move
Come, come

Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?

Hey, Mr.
Please, Mr. DJ
Tell me if you hear me
Turn the music up
Hey, Mr.
Hey, Mr.
Please, Mr. DJ
Tell me if you hear me
Turn the music up

It goes one by one, even two by two
Everybody in di club gon' be rockin' when I'm through
Let di bass from di speakers run through ya sneakers
Move both ya feet and run to di beat

Come run, run, run, run
Everybody move, run
Lemme see you move and rock it 'til the groove done
Shake it 'til the moon becomes the sun (sun)
Everybody in the club give me a run (run)
If you ready to move, say it (yeah)
One time for your mind, say it (yeah, yeah)
Well, I'm ready for ya
Come let me show ya
You want to groove, I'ma show you how to move

Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?

Hey, Mr.
Hey, Mr.
Please, Mr. DJ
Tell me if you hear me
Turn the music up (turn the music up right now)
Hey, Mr.
Oh, Mr.
Please, Mr. DJ
Tell me if you hear me
Turn the music up (turn the music up right now)

Okay, everybody get down if you feel me
Put your hands up to the ceiling
Everybody get down if you feel me
Come and put your hands up to the ceiling
Everybody get down if you feel me
Put your hands up to the ceiling
Everybody get down if you feel me
Come and put your hands up to the ceiling

Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay (come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay)
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
(All di gyal pon di dance floor)
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay (hey, Mr. DJ, boy)
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?




All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?

Overall Meaning

Rihanna's "Pon de Replay" is a song about a night out at the club, with the singer asking the DJ to keep playing the music so that everyone can continue to dance and enjoy themselves. The repeated refrain of "Mr. DJ, won't you turn the music up?" reflects the energy and excitement of the dance floor, with all the women wanting more. The lyrics encourage the listeners to move their bodies and dance along with the beat.


The verses of the song follow a structure where Rihanna instructs her audience with dance moves- "dip it low, then you bring it up slow, whine it up one time, whine it back once more." The chorus then repeats the hook, encouraging the DJ to "song pon di replay" and keep the music going.


Overall, "Pon de Replay" captures the essence of a fun night out with friends, dancing to good music and enjoying the moment.


Line by Line Meaning

Come, Mr. DJ, song pon di replay
Asks the DJ to play the song again


Come, Mr. DJ, won't you turn di music up?
Requests the DJ to increase the volume of the music


All di gyal pon di dance floor wantin' some more, what?
All the women on the dance floor want more music


It goes one by one, even two by two
The dance moves are performed alone or in pairs


Everybody on di floor let me show you how we do
Invites everyone to learn their specific dance moves


Let's go, dip it low, then you bring it up slow
Encourages to crouch down and stand up slowly


Whine it up one time, whine it back once more
Requests to move hips rhythmically


Come run, run, run, run
Asks everyone to run


Everybody move, run
Requests everyone to run in place


Lemme see you move and rock it 'til the groove done
Wants to see everyone dance until the end


Shake it 'til the moon becomes the sun (sun)
Encourages to dance vigorously


Everybody in the club, give me a run (run)
Asks everyone to cooperate with the performance by running


If you ready to move, say it (yeah)
Inquires if everyone is prepared to start dancing


One time for your mind, say it (yeah, yeah)
Encourages to have fun while dancing


Well, I'm ready for ya
Expresses readiness to start dancing


Come let me show ya
Invites to learn the dance moves


Hey, Mr.
Greeting the DJ


Please, Mr. DJ
Requests for the DJ's attention


Tell me if you hear me
Asks if the DJ can hear them


Turn the music up
Requests the DJ to increase the volume of the music


Okay, everybody get down if you feel me
Encourages everyone to dance


Put your hands up to the ceiling
Asks everyone to raise their hands




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Alisha Brooks, Carl Allen Sturken, Evan A Rogers, Vada J Nobles

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