“You Da One” is a song by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, from her sixth studio album Talk That Talk (2011). The song was written by Ester Dean, Dr. Luke, Rihanna, John Hill and Cirkut, while production of the song was handled by Dr. Luke and Cirkut.
The song was given its first play on Capital FM on November 11, 2011, and was released as the second single from the album on November 13, 2011, in the UK and on November 14, 2011, in the United States.
“You Da One” was met with a positive reception from music critics, who praised the reggae and dancehall composition, and compared the song to some of Rihanna‘s previous singles, “What’s My Name?” and “Man Down“, which also embody the same Caribbean vibes and composition.
The music video for “You Da One” was filmed on November 26 and 27, 2011, in Northern Ireland.
Watch a sneak peak from Rihanna’s upcoming music video “You Da One”! The video is expected to premiere this week!
“You Da One” Behind The Scenes (Video)