Rita Ora ‘R.I.P.’ Video: Singer Dances on Cars, Tinie Tempah Guests
Roc Nation signee Rita Ora has released her debut U.K. single, “R.I.P.,” and in the brand-new video, the London-bred singer combines the sultriness of Rihanna with the rocker chick swagger of Gwen Stefani, one of her biggest influences. The result is a sexy ode to homewrecking shot in a vacant parking lot with British rapper Tinie Tempah, who guests on the track.
It seems the only car parked in the garage has melted into the floor, and if that’s the case, it’s because Ora has exuded enough heat to actually liquify concrete. Penned by Drake, “R.I.P.” basically boils down to her telling a dude that she’s going to have him, so he’d better get ready. That other girl he’s seeing? She’s as good as dead — especially when Rita sings things like, “Let my perfume soak into your sweater.”
“I wonder if you’ll be able to handle me,” the blonde pop and R&B riser teases toward the end of the cut. “Mental pictures — no cameras, please.”
Later, she hops on top of a car and rages like MJ in “Black or White” or Kanye West in “All of the Lights.” It’s a classic show of rebellion from an artist who’s clearly itching to set off some alarms.
Watch Rita Ora’s Video for “R.I.P.” Feat. Tinie Tempah