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What Daisies Do. What Brownies Do. I was like, 'I want to do another album. It was reported she would also be collaborating with Pharrell Williams and Kanye West , after being featured as the female lead in the latter's " Stronger " music video. Cassie then talked about her yet-untitled sophomore project: "I found the sound that I was after, which is the hardest thing especially when you're moving onto a project that is so much more important and you have so much to prove," elaborating on its sound, "Now it's about becoming a woman, and I'm not quite there yet, but I'm going through the experiences that make me get there.
It's a more vulnerable album; it's a little bit stripped down as far as vocally and the content in the songs. She felt there was "real emotion and a much realer connection with [her] fans.
Lil Wayne called it "wonderful" to work with Cassie, "she's a beautiful person, her voice is crazy," continuing that the reason he got on the track was due to Danja's "tricky" and creative production which he considered difficult and challenging to lay his rap verse over. Cassie was surprised by Diddy with the rapper's inclusion and complimented it noting, "It was great energy. I couldn't have asked for anything more. It's so relatable to me as well to other young girls. I think the song has a good message and musically it's so different.
It was just a song I really loved that I heard. Nobody will ever know who [the song] is about. I want people to take my career more seriously. The Clutch were responsible for the musical arrangement and Danja produced it, while Araica handled mixing at the Hit Factory Criteria , Miami , with additional collaborator Chad Jolley.
I left it to you,'" and by the second verse until the end, "it just feels like I'm saying, 'I don't want to put up with it anymore. It's not fair. I didn't want something so vague and so clubby, because I wanted people to see me as a woman with something to say. Cassie defined an official girl as somebody who is in a relationship or seeing someone, and they're "attentive, honest, forthright and not seeing anybody else.
To be an official girl, you just have to ride for your significant other and support them percent. As a statement, "Official Girl" really makes one. Lil Wayne shows up in the middle of the track to show his rapping skills and does his part extremely well. The Guardian ' s Alex Macpherson commented that "producer Danjahandz swathes [Cassie] in candy-floss production" on the track as she demands clarity in a relationship, "she cajoles, threatens, pleads, swears she can measure up.
The song climaxes with the frankly brilliant line, 'I ain't making ultimatums — I'mma tell you like this verbatim! It was time for her man to step up, make it official and let love rule [ CFCF remixed the track, with The Fader detailing, "where he takes the robotic detachment of the original and transforms it into a song full of warm sci-fi synth ripples that conveniently emphasize the ultra-creepiness of Wayne's verse.
Fact gave the remix a score of three and a half, remarking that Deadboy "doesn't do much on this edit bar speed up the vocal, add a drum loop and a sea-sick, loping synth melody, but it works brilliantly. That repowering is Deadboy's MO, a partnership between sadness and triumph. Cassie was spotted filming the music video in Manhattan in April That was actually the day he went platinum, so that energy on the shoot was amazing too," she told Rap-Up.
Cassie described the video's plot as "a series of things," where she is in the "crazy-girl stage. You have to see it. It's hard to explain. While talking about the definition of the track's title, Cassie specified: "[An "official girl" is] strong, she knows what she wants, and she won't let a man dictate what she wants to do in her life. If he doesn't want to be with her, then she doesn't need him," explaining how that was translated visually, "I don't know if it's necessarily a title [ I think that's more or less where I was going with the video, and the song, saying that I won't play side-girl, I won't play second girl.