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In August 2020, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion broke streaming world records with their rap duet "WAP". Its critics point to its allegedly raunchy video and lyrics, calling its proud descriptions of female arousal as morally corrupt, anti-feminist and grotesque. Others say that lyrics such as “I said certified freak, seven days a week” are liberating; that they reclaim female sexual agency and empower marginalised groups.

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WAP redresses existing power imbalances in our societies.
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WAP celebrates female sexuality

The song subverts mainstream narratives around sex, where female pleasure is secondary to male enjoyment.
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