Rihanna - Work
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Based on 51 ratings
January 27, 2016 / Release Date
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Roc Nation / Label
R&B, Pop / Genres
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dyelir
80
Since her earliest days, Rihanna has always quietly worn her Caribbean roots on her sleeve. Here, Rihanna serenades a senseless chorus with her then speculated partner Drake that somehow buries itself into your head the more you listen to it, all while over a bouncy dancehall beat. There's no coincidence Drake's relationship with Rihanna was closest when his music was most influenced by foreign rhythms. "Work" is where it all began.
danielleandrea
99
It's pretty catchy. Not really a big fan of Drake's part but the song is still good.
hellodecatur
82
Have you noticed that many people who initially slandered this song have since eaten their words? Pitchfork reviewed "Work" without awarding it Best New Track, then went on to name it both the #7 best song of 2016 as well as Rihanna's best single of all time in their "Loveeeeeee Songs" list. Wendy Williams criticized it on her show then later admitted she had started to enjoy it. The song itself only managed to hit number one after four long weeks of meandering on the ... read more
Aoaystheory
NR
Confession: My favorite song of 2016, don't think anything will beat it for me. Honestly.
JotaBrasil
70
Com um álbum que se propõe em não ser comercial, o primeiro single de Anti da Rihanna é a canção mais "vendável" do mesmo.

Work retoma a primeira parceria com o rapper Drake: What's My Name?. Apesar de tons diferentes indo do alegre para o dark, as duas canções tem a mesma influência de dancehall e reggae, devido a presença do mesmo produtor: Kuk Harrell. O resultado em Work pode até não ter a ... read more
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