What's My Name?
Rihanna [Feat. Drake] Lyrics


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Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
What's my name? What's my name?
Yeah, I heard you good with them soft lips
Yeah you know word of mouth
The square root of sixty nine is eight something, right?
'Cause I've been tryna work it out, ow
Good weed, white wine, uh
I come alive in the night time, yeah
Okay, away we go
Only thing we have on is the radio, oh
Let it play, say you gotta leave
But I know you wanna stay
You just waiting on the traffic jam to finish, girl
The things that we could do in twenty minutes, girl
Say my name, say my name
Wear it out, it's getting hot, crack a window, air it out
I can get you through a mighty long day
Soon as you go, the text that I write is gon' say

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
What's my name? What's my name?

Not everybody
Knows how to work my body
Knows how to make me want it
But boy you stay up on it
You got the something
That keeps me so off balance
Baby you're a challenge
Let's explore your talent

Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
Can go downtown with a girl like me
Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
'Cause you just my type
Ooh na na na na
I need a boy, to take it over
Looking for a guy, to put in work uh
Ooh, ooh

Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
Can go downtown with a girl like me
Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
'Cause you just my type
Ooh na na na na
I need a boy, to take it over
Looking for a guy, to put in work uh
Ooh, ooh

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
What's my name? What's my name?

Baby you got me
IT ain't nowhere that I'd be
Than with your arms around me
Back and forth you rock me, yeah
So I surrender, to every word you whisper
Every door you enter, I will let you in

Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
Can go downtown with a girl like me
Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
'Cause you just my type
Ooh na na na na
I need a boy, to take it over
Looking for a guy, to put in work uh
Ooh, ooh

You're so amazing
You took the time to figure me out
That's why you take me
Way past the point of turning me on
You 'bout to break me
I swear you got me losing my mind

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?

Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
Ooh na na, what's my name?
What's my name? What's my name?

Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
Can go downtown with a girl like me
Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
'Cause you just my type
Ooh na na na na
I need a boy, to take it over
Looking for a guy, to put in work uh
Ooh, ooh
Ooh, ooh

Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
Can go downtown with a girl like me
Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
'Cause you just my type
Ooh na na na na
I need a boy, to take it over
Looking for a guy, to put in work uh




Ooh, ooh
Ooh, ooh

Overall Meaning

The song 'What's My Name' by Rihanna featuring Vybz Kartel is a sultry R&B track that revolves around sexual desire and attraction. The song is a conversation between two lovers who want to satisfy each other in the best way possible. The chorus line 'Ooh na na, what's my name?' signifies the question of being recognized, desired, and remembered in the most intimate way. Rihanna's smooth and alluring voice adds a touch of sensuality to the track, while Vybz Kartel's raw and intelligent lyrics complement it perfectly.


In the first verse, Rihanna talks about her love interest's expertise in kissing and the sexual innuendos that come with it. She mentions the square root of sixty-nine, which is used to symbolize sexual contentment. The line 'I come alive in the night time' indicates the anonymity and adventure that the couple shares at night when they are away from the prying eyes of society. The pre-chorus implies that both of them want to be together, and the sexual attraction between them is too strong to resist.


The chorus line 'Ooh na na, what's my name?' repeats several times throughout the song to emphasize the couple's desire to be acknowledged by each other. The second verse sung by Vybz Kartel refers to his ability to please Rihanna in ways that others haven't been able to. The lyrics mention his unique qualities and the 'something' that sets him apart from others. The bridge of the song emphasizes the strong connection between the two and their willingness to be with each other.


Overall, 'What's My Name' is a sensual and passionate song that describes the excitement and pleasure that can come with sexual attraction and intimacy. It is a celebration of desire and the power of two individuals to satisfy each other in ways unimaginable.


Line by Line Meaning

Ooh na na, what's my name?
The singer wants to know if the person she is with knows her name.


Yeah, I heard you good with them soft lips
The singer has heard that the person she is with is skilled with their kissing.


The square root of sixty nine is eight something, right?
The singer is trying to make conversation with the person she is with, but asks a random mathematical question about the number 69.


'Cause I've been tryna work it out, ow
The singer has been thinking about something and is trying to figure it out.


Good weed, white wine, uh
The singer is listing some of her favorite things to enjoy in the night time.


I come alive in the night time, yeah
The singer enjoys staying up late at night and feels more alive during that time.


Let it play, say you gotta leave
The singer wants to keep the music playing but her companion says they have to leave soon.


But I know you wanna stay
The singer believes the person she is with really wants to stay longer.


You just waiting on the traffic jam to finish, girl
The singer thinks that the person she is with is waiting for a traffic jam to clear before leaving.


The things that we could do in twenty minutes, girl
The singer implies that they could do many exciting things if they had twenty more minutes together.


Say my name, say my name
The singer wants the person she is with to say her name.


Wear it out, it's getting hot, crack a window, air it out
The singer suggests that they turn up the heat and crack a window to cool down the room.


I can get you through a mighty long day
The singer promises that she can help the other person through a difficult day.


Soon as you go, the text that I write is gon' say
The singer plans on texting the other person as soon as they leave.


Not everybody
The singer implies that not everyone is capable of pleasing her.


Knows how to work my body
The singer believes that not everyone knows how to please her physically.


Knows how to make me want it
The singer believes not everyone knows how to make her desire something.


But boy you stay up on it
The singer believes that the person she is with is skilled at pleasing her.


You got the something
The singer believes that the person she is with possesses a quality that others may not have.


That keeps me so off balance
The singer feels unsteady and unpredictable around the person she is with.


Baby you're a challenge
The singer finds the person she is with to be a difficult but exciting challenge.


Let's explore your talent
The singer wants to experience more of the person's skills.


I need a boy, to take it over
The singer is looking for a man who can take control.


Looking for a guy, to put in work uh
The singer is searching for someone who is willing to work for her affection.


Baby you got me
The singer feels attracted and vulnerable to the person she is with.


IT ain't nowhere that I'd be
The singer wants to be with the person she is with and nowhere else.


Than with your arms around me
The singer feels safe and comfortable being held by the other person.


So I surrender, to every word you whisper
The singer is willing to give herself completely to the person she is with, and listens to every word they say.


Every door you enter, I will let you in
The singer is willing to accept the other person completely, and allow them to enter her life and heart.


You 'bout to break me
The singer is feeling overwhelmed and fragile around the person she is with.


I swear you got me losing my mind
The singer is feeling so consumed by her feelings for the person she is with that she feels like she is losing control.


Hey boy, I really wanna see if you
The singer is expressing her desire to spend time with a particular boy.


Can go downtown with a girl like me
The singer wants to see if the boy she likes is adventurous enough to take her out for a night on the town.


Hey boy, I really wanna be with you
The singer repeats her desire to be with the boy she likes.


'Cause you just my type
The singer believes that the boy she likes fits her ideal type of person.


You're so amazing
The singer believes that the person she is with is incredible.


You took the time to figure me out
The singer appreciates that the person she is with has taken the time to understand her.


That's why you take me
The singer feels appreciated and loved by the person she is with because they understand her.


Way past the point of turning me on
The singer feels strongly attracted and connected to the person she is with.


Ooh na na, what's my name?
The song title is repeated several times throughout the song, highlighting the singer's desire to be known and remembered by the person she is with.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Ester Dean, Mikkel Eriksen, Aubrey Graham, Tor Hermansen, Traci Colleen Hale

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