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Sex Dialogue: "What's My Name" by Rihanna ft. Drake

In Rihanna's "What's My Name?", we see a dialogue happening between her and Drake mostly on sex but also on why Drake is such a great partner for her. In contrast to the dialogue songs, the conversation here is not shown explicitly has Drake only speaks in the beginning of the song, leaving the rest of the talking to Rihanna. However, one must notice that in Rihanna's first verse, she introduces the reasons for why Drake is such a good companion for her in terms of sex, which could have been placed at the beginning of the song. If you notice Rihanna's first verse ends with "let's explore your talent" which is the same talent Drake describes in his verse. Rihanna's second verse begins with "Baby you got me..." which is her response to Drake's verse. Both artists carry half of the overall sex conversation, which is an element of dialogue songs. We can see lines that correspond to sex has Drake says "I come alive in the night time" and "...the things we could do in twenty minutes girl" and has Rihanna says "Not everyone knows how to work my body, knows how to make me want it..." and "You 'bout to break me, I swear you got me losing my mind". Here we see them both in conversation about sex and also the ending as Rihanna's dialogue as switched scenes to the actual act of them having sex.

Songs of Love and War: Gender, Crusade, Politics (Sp16-FEMGEN-205-01/FRENCH-205-01)
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