What does What's My Name? mean?

Search Login

Rihanna: What's My Name? Meaning


No tags, suggest one.

Song Released: 2010

Get "What's My Name?" on MP3:

Get MP3 from Amazon

What's My Name? Lyrics

Play "What's My Name?"
on Amazon Music

Oh na na, what's my name?
Oh na na, what's my name?
Oh na na, what's my name?
Oh na na, what's my name?
Oh na na, what's my name?
What's my name, what's my name?

I heard you good with them soft lips
Yeah, you know word of...


    click a star to vote
    Jan 20th, 2011 1:10pm report

    In my opinion .. I think Rihanna likes Drake but he is a bit of a player and she might feel as though he would use her and wouldn't even ask her name, hence(What's my name) .. She wants him to get to know her a bit before they basically have sex. She knows he's good in bed, and has heard about him - knows he has a talent(Lets explore your talent). But Rihanna know's his type, but falls for those type's all the time but wants this time to be different, she's feisty and different to other girls she is flirting but not giving to much away making Drake want to know more... They then start to enter a relationship and she trusts him and is starting to fall in love with him, letting him in. She then proves she can change a man when they are in love and he didn't use her and just want her for sex, he stuck around long enough to find out her name,unlike other men, and she's crazy about him now.


    click a star to vote
    May 26th, 2012 5:53pm report

    She's looking for a whole round relationship. A relationship that keeps her entertained beyond sex.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


    click a star to vote
    Sep 7th, 2011 9:44am report

    In this song she is asking the devil what her name is in the group. Just like Beyonce is sasha fierce


    click a star to vote
    Aug 24th, 2011 8:34pm report

    Rihanna your such a beautiful girl, it's a shame you sold your soul to the devil. Money and fame isn't everything gal.


    click a star to vote
    Aug 21st, 2011 8:44am report

    Rihhana has forgotten her ex name when she joined the illuminati, this has nothing to to wit sex, remember theres an hidden message in many musics mostly the illuminati music in an effort to trap u in a foolish way. Shes asking the pyramid they worship whats her name, her real birth name, shes rihanna nd popular wen she joined the new order group and forgot her ex life. In some other meanings it may sound to u as a sex music, hey boy i realy wana see if u can go downtown wit a gal lyk me.....


    click a star to vote
    Apr 27th, 2011 4:20am report

    i think all of yu are blind this has nothing to do with drake
    she is known as the ultimate illuminati puppet for a reason.
    this song describes how much torture she undergoes during illuminati rituals
    it hurts but she still wants it
    all for the fame baby
    'whats my name' comes in because she is dissoriented and cant remember her old self.
    oh nah nah wats my name
    nah also refers to 'rah'
    the three horned devil that they worship.
    she is also askin him to define who she is
    he had total power over her


    click a star to vote
    Feb 10th, 2011 2:31pm report

    There having sex. Simple


    click a star to vote
    Feb 3rd, 2011 2:34am report

    I'm pretty sure it means they're having sex in the car. She's saying "what's my name" because she wants him to scream it as they orgasm.


    click a star to vote
    Feb 2nd, 2011 2:18pm report

    It's apparent of the meaning.
    Rihanna wants someone who will keep her entertained.

    Now, Drake is truly impressive with his use of parallelism and use of puns.
    It's a very sexual connotation and yet it is amazingly witty.


    click a star to vote
    Jan 30th, 2011 1:58pm report

    i think this song means that he's gonna pleasure her enough that she will forget her name. A simple figure of speech


    click a star to vote
    Jan 30th, 2011 1:41am report

    I think that the song is about Rihanna and Drake having sex.

    In the first part, Drake says:
    But I know you wanna stay
    You're just waiting on the traffic jam to finish, girl
    The things we could do in twenty minutes girl
    Say my name, say my name
    Wear it out, it's getting hot, crack a window, air it out
    I can get you through a mighty long day
    Soon as I go the text you gonna right is gonna say...

    It means they're having sex in the car.

    In Rihanna's part, it says:
    Not everybody knows how to work my body
    Knows how to make me want it
    Boy, you stay up on it
    You got that something that keeps me so off balance
    Baby, you're a challenge, let's explore your talent

    It means he wants Drake.

    But even though the song is about sex at first, it becomes more than sex as Drake takes the time to figure her out.


    click a star to vote
    Jan 23rd, 2011 1:43pm report

    Rhianna is finally coming out that she has amnesia... She thinks drake is Chris brown and wants to make sure the "rude boy" still knows "what's my name"


    click a star to vote
    Jan 16th, 2011 1:24pm report

    rihanna doesn't know her name...


    click a star to vote
    Jan 12th, 2011 1:36pm report

    He likes her but he is having a hard time remembering her name..she is confused..very sexual song

More Rihanna song meanings ยป


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Just Posted

Chop Suey anonymous
Shallow Be Thy Game anonymous
Hide and Seek anonymous
Hold On anonymous
Stressed Out anonymous
More Time anonymous
Happy If You Could anonymous
A Certain Shade Of Green anonymous
Lady Madonna anonymous
Everything has Changed anonymous
Hey, Soul Sister anonymous
Hey Joe anonymous
Fight Song anonymous
Shallow Be Thy Game anonymous
One More Time with Feeling anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Greater Things
Mack Brock
Love Me To Death
Kathie Lee Gifford
Sir Sly
Take Your Time
Vance Joy
Blessing Me Again
Snoop Dogg
Blac Youngsta
I'm With You
Vance Joy
Like I Do
David Guetta