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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 establishes female power in a male dominated genre

WAP subverts the mainstay of the genre, in which women are assessed by their sexual value to men.
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