Rita Ora’s heavily hyped “Body on Me (featuring Chris Brown)” has officially arrived, and it unquestionably represents the artist’s strongest case for US radio airplay.
“Body On Me” finds Ora and Brown delivering captivating vocals over a punchy, yet gorgeously endearing beat.
Not too dissimilar from the sound that is turning Nick Jonas into a solo superstar, the song represents a lush fusion between rhythmic-leaning R&B and soulful pop. Ora and Brown navigate the production with aplomb and demonstrate undeniable chemistry in the process.
While not disruptive enough to make success assured, it is compelling enough to make such success deserved.
The song was issued to rhythmic radio Thursday in advance of an August 11 impact. The audio is embedded below: