Tagged: Checkmate


Meaning of “Checkmate” by Rod Wave

In the intro and first verse of “Checkmate,” Rod Wave alludes to feeling like a battle-worn individual, likening his life experiences to scars and wounds sustained in a war. He portrays himself as a...


“Checkmate” by Jena Rose

The chorus of Jena Rose’s “Checkmate” is based on the motif of the singer using chess, as implied by the title, as a metaphor for the state of her romance with the addressee. Many readers...


Conan Gray’s “Checkmate” Lyrics Meaning

Succinctly put, this is a track in which the singer is fantasizing about vengeance against his girlfriend. Yes, this is still his girlfriend and not his ex, as his main gripe with her is that...