My favorite thing about the current wave of women in rap is that they’re not afraid to be confident and talk that talk, and GloRilla is definitely one of them. Coming out of Memphis, GloRilla first rose to prominence after releasing her 2022 song “F.N.F.”, which ultimately earned her a Grammy nomination.
And rightfully so! Big G-L-O is the full package. She got the look, the lyrics, and all the love from us. But most importantly, she’s a rapper that encourages women to boss up and be their best selves by any means necessary. Here are 3 lessons in self-empowerment as told by GloRilla lyrics,
Lyrics: “Poppin’ sh-t, you would think I went to school for chiropractin’ (Poppin’) / Lookin’ good as hell today, just sent my [man] five attachments (Look at this)”
In Other Words: If you got it, don’t be afraid to flaunt it. Let the world (and yo man!) know that you look good, feel good, and are doing even better. Humility is important, but so is confidence and knowing your worth.
Lyrics: “Live how you wanna live / Stunt how you wanna stunt, give what you ‘posed to give/ Say what you wanna say, feel how you wanna feel/ Sometimes, I think they be forgettin’ the internet a fairytale”
In Other Words: Be true to you, always. People will always have an opinion and it’s not your job to live up to others’ expectations—especially when it comes to people who are merely spectators and not really in your life.
Lyrics: “Who said working played out? I know [women] gettin’ that bag!”
In Other Words: No matter if you’re a doctor, lawyer, cashier, dogwalker—whatever—be proud of what you do. You’re handling your business and getting to the bag, what’s not to love about a woman on a mission?