Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib’s article introduces readers to a deeper meaning to “Trap Queen” by Fetty Wap. At the time of the article, the song was a hit you heard in every phone, every, radio, and everywhere. Abdurraqib’s career has been entrenched in poetry, meanings behind music, and cultural appraising. Which is what he did with the “Trap Queen” in his article. One of his main point in the article comes from Abdurraqib’s belief of how music gives us a worldwide meaning of love. It is evidently stated, the author argues that “Trap Queen” is our generations greatest love song. Duh! It’s in the title.
In the article, “In Defense of ‘Trap Queen’ As Our Generation’s Greatest Love Song” by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, the argument is a claim of value. He states,
Does Fetty Wap not invite his beloved into the spaces he claims to be most sacred? (I’ve had to explain what a “’Bando” is to many people in many discussions of this song. At this point, I will politely ask the uninformed to Google it.) The romance here is so overwhelming that much of America has turned a blind eye to the fact that the entire theme of this anthem is rooted in the creation and distribution of illegal drugs.
The author uses his social aspects and evaluation of the music, which gives us some sort of proof the impressions …show more content…
This is an appeal to the reader’s logic or an appeal to logos. Abdurraqib want the reader to take the comparison and consider the hidden message of it being the universal love song will affect them. Even though, “Trap Queen” has more lyrics and talks about the future, while “The One I Love” was out of lazy writing, they both have a deeper meaning. Both songs repetitive lyrics remind you how eternal and unquestionably bold love is. Love can make you do and feel profound things, things you can’t