Burna Boy, Bad Bunny, and Dua Lipa are a part of a wave of worldwide artists who’ve dominated the American charts. Another is Tyla. Thanks to her viral music, “Water,” the Grammy Award nominee is bringing the aptitude of Johannesburg, South Africa to each nook of the globe. The music’s fusion of pop, R&B, Afrobeats, and amapiano has made Tyla a brand new artist to observe.
But what’s the music truly about? Let’s simply say when Tyla sings the refrain — “Make me sweat, make me hotter / Make me lose my breath, make me water / Make me sweat, make me hotter / Make me lose my breath, make me water” — it’s greater than her simply being steamy.
Tyla hasn’t stated what the file is about, however the lyrics depart little room for interpretation. Fans on-line have given their makes an attempt on the “Water Challenge,” through which they tried to recreate the drenching dance break within the video. Some supplied a idea: It’s a couple of girl’s need to achieve a squirting orgasm. Unfortunately, Travis Scott didn’t lean into the idea when he appeared on the music’s official remix.
This wouldn’t be the primary time a raunchy intercourse music was cleverly masked by poetic songwriting. Aaliyah’s “Rock The Boat,” Britney Spears’ “If U Seek Amy,” and Def Leppard’s “Pour Some Sugar On Me” are only a few examples.
Read customers on X’s (previously Twitter) reactions to the now viral idea.
everybody discovering out what Tyla is singing about jogs my memory of the summer time of 2006 when came upon that Cassie’s me & you is about her wanting give head to some man 😂
— pound the yams (@kemeeee) October 27, 2023
Damn I believed Tyla’s “Water” was a healthful household vibe. Whole time she singing about squirting 😐.
— Gass (@HHPGass) November 16, 2023
Do all the youngsters who’re singing Tyla’s music ‘Water’ know that it is about squirting?🤔
— MacDarLeo (@MacDarLeo) October 26, 2023
That woman Tyla actually received the entire nation singing alongside to a music about squirting lol
— LiteBrite (@cntr_of_attn68) November 11, 2023
Watch the total video for Tyla’s music “Water” above.
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