The lyrical content of the song revolves around Lopez's love to dance for her man. The song was due to be released as a promotional single to help promote the album on April 19, , but the song was unlocked and released on April 17, , through a campaign on Lopez's Facebook page. A music video was released for the song and it was directed by Paul Hunter , who had previously worked with her for videos including her hit " Love Don't Cost a Thing ".
The plot of the video involves Jennifer Lopez eating a mysterious love cookie, and the next morning a mob of men go crazy for her, chasing her all over the city. The song was also used as the opening number of Miss Earth The melody is driven by "beating" drums and "pounding" synths.
Lo sings of her man, who is not around the club but whose presence is sparkling on her finger. Staff from entertainment website Idolator said "While this track, like ' On the Floor ,' doesn't bring anything new to the dance party table, that isn't really a problem. This track is totally club-ready and there's no reason why it shouldn't play just as well as 'On the Floor'. BBC Music 's Alex McApherson wrote that: "The woman who gave us the supreme millennial house of Waiting for Tonight will know her way around On the Floor and Papi, both apparent distillations of the trashy Miami house aesthetic that dominates pop these days.
The music video was edited into a 31 second commercial, promoting the Fiat , the car in which Lopez is driving in the music video. The music video begins with the words "Love? The video continues with Lopez holding her Blackberry Bold and chatting with her apartment mail attendant Lisa.
Lisa then hands over the mail and offers her a cookie which she claims will bring her man back to her. The following morning the captivating spell of the cookie takes hold and as Lopez leaves her apartment building she attracts the attention of a man who steals a rose to present to her, only to be tackled by another man. The mob eventually outmaneuvers and corners Lopez, forcing her from the car. They proceed to dance around her in a complex display of choreography.
She tells the men to stop and quickly discovers that she can control how close they get to her by using her body positions. She manages to lead the men in a quick choreographed sequence before the men all lift her from the ground. Her lover then emerges from a bus and rescues her and the crowd quickly dissipates, leaving the pair to drive away in Lopez's car. And secondly, show people how extremely desirable she is by having hundreds of men literally fling themselves off buildings and crash through breakaway glass to win her affections.
Lopez has still got it — " Jenny from the Block " breaks into a signature group dance number and kills it! Lopez first performed the song at the iHeart Radio Festival on September 24, She stated: "It's going to be this amazing concert I'm glad to be doing it. The performance of the song was almost a replica of the video; a Fiat car which she endorsed was included on stage. She was criticized for using the Fiat as part of her performance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about "Papi" taken from Lopez's album Love? A 22 second sample of the song, with Lopez singing the chorus over a latin and electro background.
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