Song Meanings and Facts Blog

BAPS

“BAPS” by Trina (ft. Nicki Minaj)

B.A.P.S. is an acronym (made famous by a 1997 Halle Berry movie) from popular American culture which traditionally stands for “Black American Princesses”.  However, in this song Trina and Nicki Minaj apparently modifying its wording to instead...

Mount Everest

“Mount Everest” by Labrinth

Labrinth’s “Mount Everest” is a song in which the narrator (Labrinth) possesses godlike confidence and is boasting about it. Indeed even Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, “ain’t got sh*t on (him)”. ...

Crown

Stormzy’s “Crown” Lyrics Meaning

The main theme of this song is the psychological burden Stormzy must endure due to “wear(ing) the crown”, as in being the current king of the rap game in the United Kingdom. It centers largely...

All the Time

“All the Time” by Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson’s “All the Time” is a post-breakup song. That is to say that at the center of Zara’s lyrics are her ex. And the main sentiment she is expressing in regards to their relationship is...

All Night

“All Night” by BTS & Juice WRLD

This track marks an ambitious collaboration between pop-friendly boy band BTS and hardcore ‘hood rapper Juice WRLD. This song is entitled “All Night”, and the respective artists apply this phrase in different ways. For instance,...