Lil Mama woke up one day and decided it would be a good idea to recreate Rihanna‘s “Work” (feat. Drake), and homegirl really did it, and on top of that, released her own music video.
Over the Boi-1da-produced track, the Brooklyn spitter tries to add her own twist to RiRi’s No. 1 single. And in the meantime, she also lets fans know what’s in store this year.
“2016, got a lot of music droppin’,” she rhymes. “Tell the promoters we gon’ get the club poppin’ / If it ain’t about the money, then we ain’t talkin’.”
In the video, where she also uses Loaded Lux’s “you gon’ get this work” catchphrase, she recreates the feel of Bad Gal and Drizzy’s dancehall-themed music video, complete with choreographed dance moves.
The keyword in the above snippet from Rap-Up’s post is the word “tries.”
Lil Mama really tried it, y’all. And Twitter was NOT here for any of it:
lil mama shoulda just kept rapping on that work remix, it was decent till she got to singing
— Casey (@LeanandCuisine) March 7, 2016
Lil mama we said look for work, not remix it. pic.twitter.com/mfmYtYD06U
— Dub (@DubOnDaBeatz) March 6, 2016
Lil Mama needs better friends.
— Blédakiss (@ChefRoble) March 6, 2016
Lil Mama remixed Work… its called unemployed https://t.co/qlbCSuuDGX
— Derik M. (@noLove_moreLOUD) March 6, 2016
Lil Mama had THE NERVE to remix "Work" and them Milly Rock'd. Never been so hurt in my life. pic.twitter.com/FZJcaveP14
— Jessica ? (@JUSS_JRICH) March 7, 2016