(+LYRICS+MEANING) MUSIC REVIEW: PLEASE ME BY BRUNO MARS AND CARDI B “HERE IS WHY THIS SONG IS PLEASING YET SEXUAL”

(+LYRICS+MEANING) MUSIC REVIEW: PLEASE ME BY BRUNO MARS AND CARDI B “HERE IS WHY THIS SONG IS PLEASING YET SEXUAL”

“Please me baby, turn around and just tease me baby” I just can’t stop singing that particular line in the chorus.

Take a quick gander at the lyrics before the major review

LYRICS TO THE SONG: PLEASE ME BY BRUNO MARS AND CARDI B

INTRO (CARDI B)

Uh Uh, Yeah, C’mon

CHORUS (BRUNO MARS and CARDI B)

Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!
Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!

 

VERSE 1 (CARDI B)
Lolly popping (popping), twerking in some j’s (Oh)
On the dance floor (Uh uh), no panties in the way (Nope)
I take my time with it, bring you close to me
Don’t want no young dumb shit
Better fuck me like we listen to in the Jozy
I was tryna lay low (low), taking it slow (slow)
When I’m fucking again (Ayy)
Gotta celebrate, do your man look good? Better put him away
If you can’t sweat the weave out, you shouldn’t even be out
Dinner reservations like the pussy, you going eat out

PRE CHORUS

I’m gonna ride it, do it                                                                                                                    Just how you like it tonight and after that
Let’s do it one more time
Girl, I ain’t one for begging, but now you got me begging

CHORUS (BRUNO MARS and CARDI B)

Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!
Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!

VERSE 2 (CARDI B)

Booty so round (round), booty so soft (soft)
Bet you wanna smack it again (Ayy)
Let me demonstrate
Hit it one time, make it levitate
Teeth is out like baka (baka)
Broke bitches watch out now (watch out)
Your pussy basura (basura)
My pussy Ochata (oh)

PRE CHORUS

I’m gonna ride it, do it,                                                                                                                  Just how you like it tonight and after that
Let’s do it one more time
Girl, I ain’t one for begging, but now you got me begging

CHORUS (BRUNO MARS and CARDI B)

Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!
Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!

BRIDGE

Come on; come on, back it up for me
Come on; ooh, twerk it on me slowly
Come on; girl, let me put this loving on youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
You better say that shit (uh)
Cardi don’t play that shit (yeah)
Do my back like I do these records, break that shit

CHORUS (BRUNO MARS and CARDI B)

Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and what I need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!
Please me baby
Turn around and just tease me baby
You know what I want and need baby

(Let me hear you say) Please!
(Let me hear you say) Please!

THE REVIEW

This is the type of song that you say, “No beating around the bush”; as in no ‘pussy footing’ if you know what I mean. The artistes did not code most of the lewd words they used in the song; except in the verse 2 where Cardi B sang “Your pussy basura…My pussy Orchata”

But this song is the real definition of sexual.

Lyrically, the song has just two verses sung by Cardi B. Both Cardi B and Bruno Mars sang the chorus and the bridge while Bruno Mars alone sang the pre-chorus.

The lyrics flowed well with the beat of the song. The lyrics to the song are lewd as they basically talk about sexual pleasure to one’s significant other…

Some of the lewd lines include…

“Lolly popping (popping), twerking in some j’s…no panties in the way (Nope)
Better fuck me like we listen to in the Jozy…When I’m fucking again (Ayy)
Dinner reservations like the pussy, you going eat out”

“Booty so soft, bet you wanna smack it again (Ayy)
Let me demonstrate…Hit it one time, make it levitate)
Your pussy basura (basura)…My pussy Ochata (oh)”

Song arrangement~Intro Chorus~Verse1~Pre Chorus~ Chorus~ Verse 2~ Pre Chorus~ Chorus~Bridge~Chorus

BREAKDOWN OF THE SONG

In the chorus, “Please me baby” Bruno Mars in a sexual tone implores Cardi B to satisfy him and make him happy. He also implores her to change her body direction in a way that will get him sexually aroused. He basically wants her to pleasure him sexually while Cardi B taunts him sexually about it asking him to plead for it which he does.

In the Verse 1, “Lollipopping, twerking in some J’s” Cardi B reveals her sexual mood which can be seen in the first line where she makes use of the word lollipopping. Lollipopping is the use of lolly on the woman’s clitoris before oral sex to pleasure her as well as make oral sex pleasurable. Perhaps when he is lollipopping her, he wants her to smell like candy or something. Still on the sexual mood, she reveals that she is dancing in a sexual way with no panties on to hinder her dance moves.

 

Cardi B also reveals that she knows what she wants and that she is not one without a direction; she just wants to have great sex. She also makes it clear that it is going to be a dinner of lollipopping; oral sex.

In the pre chorus, “I am gonna ride it, do it” Bruno Mars says it is unlike him to beg for sexual pleasures, but she is different. He begs to have sex with her in the style she wants it.

In the verse 2,”Booty so round” Cardi B gives a sexual description of her body and the position she wants to take when she wants to have sex with her guy. She also implores the guy to sex her again. She says other pussies smell while hers is hot and smells good.

In the bridge, “Come on, come on, back it up for me” Bruno Mars and Cardi B still talk about sexual pleasures they want from each other and how they want it..

WHAT DOES THE SONG “PLEASE ME” BY CARDI B AND BRUNO MARS MEAN

In the context of this song, “Please me” means to satisfy and make one happy sexually. Or better still, it means to pleasure one sexually. The lyrics and their gestures further show the sexual nature of the song. In the song Bruno Mars pleads with Cardi B to pleasure him sexually. From the video, one can tell that they are really eager to get down.

MEANING OF SOME WORDS

Turnaround-  To change/move to another direction or to move something to face the opposite direction.

Lollipopping– Licking a lollipop and then applying it to a woman’s clitoral region smell like lolly as well as make oral sex more pleasurable.

Young Dumb– Referring to teenagers’ who do not have a specific direction of proceeding in life.

Booty: A womnan’s ass; To please someone– To make someone happy or satisfied sexually or otherwise; to gratify. To pleasure someone

To tease someone– To flirt with someone through body gestures and language with the intention of making the person sexually aroused.

Lay low~ Trying to be invisible or to be out of sight from people personally or otherwise; to keep a low profile.

 Take it slow– To calm down in doing something. Not being hasty to perform an action.

Fuck/Ride it/Smack it~ To have sexual intercourse with someone; Levitate– To rise

Twerk it~ To move the body or dance in a sexually suggestive manner while maintaining a squatting position.

Basura– Smelling; Ochata- Fresh, hot

LOCATION

Shot in Los Angeles. They did mostly indoor shooting; Tacos restaurant, Mexico. The outdoor shooting used was when they were on the driveway and it was in the latter part of the song.

SOUND

Extremely tuneful! So pleasing to the ears! They were so very expressive as they sang the lyrics. Clear and rich vocals! I love where Bruno Mars modulated in the chorus and bridge, he did not go screechy. The drums as well as the percussion instruments enhanced the beauty of the song. The beat flowed with the lyrics as well.

VIDEO PRODUCTION

First of all, I love the choice of setting in the music video; quite different from the conventional setting used by other artistes. The visuals are clear and interesting to watch. The video complements the track. Just like the track is lewd, there are some body gestures that are also very erotic in the video.

WATCH VIDEO HERE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y-O-4IL-PU

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(+LYRICS + MEANING) MUSIC REVIEW- BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND, I’M BORED BY ARIANA GRANDE “THIS SONG PROMOTES LESBIANISM AND…”

(+LYRICS + MEANING) MUSIC REVIEW- BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND, I’M BORED BY ARIANA GRANDE “THIS SONG PROMOTES LESBIANISM AND…”

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In as much as homosexuality (Sex with person of thesame sex) is allowed there in the country to an extent, but what has lesbianism got to do with this innocent track?  People just want to have zero reasons to do wrongs and promote illicit acts. The chorus says “Break up with your girlfriend” which clearly indicates that Ariana’s Interest is in a particular guy and not the other way round. In essence, she wants a particular guy to break up with his girlfriend so that they can be together. But in the video she first of all flirts with a boy and then moves to the girl in the latter part of the song. The song doesn’t only promote lesbianism, but also remorseless infidelity in a relationship.

As a matter of fact, the artiste says one thing and does another. As in, the track says one thing and the video does another. How you may ask? Okay, take a look at the bridge “You can say I’m hating if you want to. But I only hate on her ’cause I want you…”

What does that indicate? That she is interested in Okurin (Nwoke, Maza, Homme, Man) not Obirin (Nwaanyi, Mata, Femme, Woman)

Okay, enough of the long-winded intro, let’s quickly take a gander at the lyrics below

LYRICS TO BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND BY ARIANA GRANDE

INTRO

 BEATZ

VERSE 1

You got me some type of way (Hmm)
Ain’t used to feeling this way (Hmm-Hmm)
I do not know what to say (Yeah, yeah)
But I know I shouldn’t think about it
Took one fucking look at your face (Hmm)
Now I wanna know how you taste (Hmm-hmm)
Usually don’t give it away (Yeah, yeah)
But you know I’m out here thinking about it

PRE-CHORUS

Then I realized she is right there                                                                                                  And I’m like “Oh my damn, this ain’t fair”

CHORUS           

Break up with your girlfriend
Yeah yeah, cause I am bored
You can hit it in the morning (Morning)
Yeah Yeah, like it’s yours
I know it ain’t right, but I don’t care (Care)
Break up with your girlfriend
Yeah yeah, cause I am bored

VERSE 2

This shit don’t always happen to me (Yeah)
Why can’t we just play for keeps? (Hmm-Hmm)
Practically on my knees (Yeah, yeah)
But I know I shouldn’t think about it
You know what you are doing to me
You are singing my songs in the streets, yeah, yeah
Acting all innocent, please
When I know you are out here thinking about it

PRE-CHORUS

Then you realize she is right there

And you are like “Oh my damn, she can’t compare”

CHORUS

Break up with your girlfriend
Yeah, yeah, cause I am bored
You can hit it in the morning (In the morning)
Yeah, yeah, like it’s yours
I know it ain’t right, but I don’t care (Care)
Break up with your girlfriend
Yeah, yeah, cause I am bored

With your girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend; with your girlfriend
With your girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend

BRIDGE

You can say I’m hating if you want to
But I only hate on her ’cause I want you
Say I’m tripping if you feel like
But you without me ain’t right (Ain’t right)
You can call me crazy ’cause I want you
And I never even never fucking met you
Say I’m tripping and it ain’t right
But you without me ain’t nice (Ain’t nice, yeah)

CHORUS

Break up with your girlfriend
Yeah, yeah, cause I am bored
You can hit it in the morning (Hit it in the morning)
Yeah, yeah, like it’s yours
I know it ain’t right, but I don’t care (Care)
Break up with your girlfriend (With your girlfriend)
Yeah yeah, cause I am bored

With your girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend, baby, girlfriend; with your girlfriend
With your girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend, girlfriend; with your girlfriend

THE REVIEW

Lyrically, the song comes in two verses. The chorus “Break up with your girlfriend” was sung three times while the pre-chorus “Then I realize…” twice. The lyrics flowed well with the beat. Each line is dependent on another line to form a meaning. The lyrics are well written and arranged. Each verse has 8 lines. She sang in English.

The song arrangement– Intro- verse 1- pre chorus- chorus- verse 2- pre chorus- chorus- bridge- chorus

The song talks about the artiste’s desire for a guy to break up with his girlfriend and be with her.

BREAKDOWN OF THE SONG

In the verse 1, “You got me some type of way (Hmm)”, Ariana says a guy has got her desiring him in a way that is difficult to describe; unexplainable. She is suddenly having feelings (or she is infatuated about the guy) for some guy she knows nothing about which is unlike her.

She says after taking a gander at his face, all she feels like doing is just to sample him to know what he feels like underneath. She says she has a principle of not getting down with some guy like that but at the moment she is willing to do anything for the guy. She says her gestures and countenance give her away that the guy would no doubt be able to tell that she is truly thinking about getting down with him.

In the pre-chorus “Then I realize she is right there”, the artiste lets us know that whenever she feels like making a move; perhaps initiate a conversation with the guy by telling him to quit his relationship to be with her or to get down with her, she is unable to cause his girlfriend is always by his side of course and it is maddening

In the chorus “Break up with your girlfriend”, the artiste persuades  the guy to quit his relationship with his current girlfriend to be with her, just because she is tired of being alone. She says if he does, he can have all of her anytime or better still, he can get down (Sexual access) with her anytime like he owns her.

In the verse 2 “This shit don’t always happen to me (Yeah)” the artiste says how she feels for the guy and the longing to get down with him is not typical of her. She hopes that when she finally gets to have him, it would be permanent rather than temporary “Why can’t we just play for keeps? (Hmm-Hmm)” She is thinking about sex with him and is pleading for it. The guy has an effect on her. The way he is always singing her songs has got her longing more for him. However, she says the guy e is pretending like he doesn’t know that she longs for him, whereas his facial expression and gestures say something else; they give him away..

In the bridge,“You can say I’m hating if you want to” the artiste says she dislikes the guy’s girlfriend because she has what she wants which she feels is unfair. She also says she has feelings for the guy and belives they would be good together. She believes she is far better than his girlfriend

WHAT DOES THE SONG “BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND” BY ARIANA GRANDE MEAN?

Like the word break up means to disentangle from someone or to end a relationship. The song basically talks about the artiste’s plea with a particular guy she so much desires to end his relationship with his current girlfriend just to be with her.

 

MEANING OF SOME WORDS

Break up~To split, Disentangle; Bored~To be tired of doing a particular thing.

Some type of way~ Having a feeling that you developing feelings for someone

Hit it~To have access to someone sexually; Tripping~To start developing feelings for someone.

Acting innocent: To act naïve when you are not. Or better still, playing blameless or pretending not to know about something or how to do something in order to deceive people, whereas you may be a pro in it.

 

Break Up- To end a relationship, to disintegrate

Play for keeps: Having the intention of retaining or possessing something or someone permanently rather than just temporary

LOCATION

Shot somewhere in America; either a lounge or a nightclub. Mostly outdoor shoots.

SOUND

The tempo is kind of slow, but interesting. The singer has an interesting and appealing vocal that makes the song pleasing to the ears. She was quite audible except for the pre-chorus where I strained my ears to hear her lines. Her lyrics flowed well with the beat. The instruments used were not varied; however, there was consistency in the style of rhythm. The major instruments used were the drums and piano and this really enhanced the beauty of the strong.

 

VIDEO PRODUCTION

There is a twist to this song; at the onset, she was interested in a guy, but towards the end of the song, her interest shifted to a lady. In this regard, I would say the video is far from complementing the song. Because the track doesn’t seem like one promoting lesbianism but the video ended up promoting lesbianism.

The singer opted for only night scenes all through the video shoot, and they had terrific night light set up. In essence, the lightning was terrific; both the interior and exterior scenes.

Yeah, I actually recognize this guy as Halsey’s boyfriend in the song “Without me” (View the review here @www.ogefash.reviews) Hold up, let me ask Google for his name…

Okay, his name is Charles Melton. Charles is an actor and he is of half Korean descent (Wikipedia says)

 

JUST WONDERING

  • Why there was no song title or artiste’s name in the visual
  • Really, I did not know people were always generous at nightclubs to the extent that they call strangers to dance with their spouse.

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DURATION: 3 minutes 25 seconds

DIRECTOR: HANNAH LUX DAVIS

 

I WANT TO SPEAK HAUSA TODAY (CLASS 164)

 I WANT TO SPEAK HAUSA TODAY (CLASS 164)

Do you have an Hausa friend or customer, and you feel like surprising them by speaking their language? Ogefash’s blog has got you covered. Put down a word, and we will translate it in Hausa for you. For the next few months we would be learning numbers in Hausa. Today’s words…

ENG/HAUSA: BALL/KWALLO

 

ENGLISH

HAUSA

TWENTY ONE

ASHIRIN DA DAYA

TWENTY TWO

ASHIRIN DA BIYU

TWENTY THREE

ASHIRIN DA UKU

TWENTY FOUR

ASHIRIN DA HUDU

TWENTY FIVE

ASHIRIN DA BIYAR

ENG: YOU HAVE TWENTY FIVE BALLS

HAUSA: KANA DA KWALLO  ASHIRIN DA BIYAR

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TODAY, THE VIDEOS ON OUR CATALOGUE ARE “BREAK UP WITH YOUR GIRLFRIEND” BY ARIANA GRANDE AND “PLEASE ME” BY CARDI B AND BRUNO MARS; KINDLY STAY WITH US…

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