Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion made their triumphant collaborative return with “Bongos” on Sept. 8, providing up what’s successfully a sequel to their 2020 pussy rap smash hit, “WAP.”

“WAP” and its sexual lyrics struck a twine worldwide with supporters and critics alike. Its detractors claimed it demeans ladies, whereas supporters identified the music promotes unapologetic sexual expression on ladies’s phrases in an business overflowing with males who sing and rap about intercourse and face far much less scrutiny.

Cardi and Megan proceed their message of ladies’s sexual empowerment with “Bongos.” Nevertheless, with “WAP,” the that means behind the music’s title was a bit of extra simple: it meant “wet ass pussy,” and that lyric was interspersed repeatedly all through the music. Followers could be questioning what “bongos” means now, contemplating the phrase itself just isn’t used fairly as regularly or explicitly within the music’s lyrics.

However whereas “Bongos” is a tiny bit much less simple than “WAP” (the phrase is simply rapped within the precise lyrics of the music as soon as), its that means continues to be evident by the tip. Learn on to study the that means behind Megan and Cardi’s newest music title.

What Does “Bongos” Imply?

At one level in “Bongos,” Cardi raps, “Better beat this sh*t like a drum,” referring to the act of intercourse creating a gradual beat — and therein lies the inspiration behind the music’s title. “Bongos”‘s total theme facilities on ladies proudly embracing their sexuality. Whether or not they’re singing about twerking or intercourse, the phrases “bongos” and “drum” (and even how the phrase bongos is repeated within the background all through the music, making a literal drum beat) is a euphemism for, nicely, intercourse!

What Does “My Backshots Sound Like Bongos” Imply?

The one time “bongos” is used explicitly within the lyrics of “Bongos” is when Megan raps, “My backshots sound like bongos.” On this context, “backshots” seemingly refers back to the photographic or cinematic definition of the time period: a shot taken from behind a topic.

Contemplating Cardi and Megan recurrently function twerking of their choreography, her backshots sound like “bongos,” as a result of when she’s filmed from behind, she’s typically twerking or, in different phrases, making her ass clap. Within the following line, Megan raps, “I ain’t scared to admit, I’m a freak ho,” which might additionally imply the earlier line alludes to filming oneself from the again when having intercourse.

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Bongos” Lyrics

Try the lyrics of “Bongos” of their entirety under (by way of Genius).

INTRO (Cardi B)
Bong-bong-bong (We good?)
Bong-bong-bong-bong-bong (Like a drum)
Bong-bong-bong-bong-bong-bong-bong (Haha, that is fireplace)

VERSE 1 (Cardi B)
N***a, eat this ass like a plum (Plum)
This pussy tight like a nun (Nun)
Higher chew it up prefer it’s gum (Gum)
Then wipe your mouth if you completed (Okay)

I am scorching like Nevada, pussy get popped, piñata
B*tch, I appear to be cash (Like cash)
You possibly can print my face on a greenback

Beat it up (Bong-bong-bong)
Beat it up (Bong-bong-bong)
Beat it up (Bong-bong-bong)
Beat it up (Bong), okay

5, 4, three, two, one, elevate off (Hey)
Honey, I am dwelling, footwear gettin’ kicked off (Uh)
Each time I flip round, a b*tch pissed off (Ah-ha)
Little dusty ass hoes want a lint brush (Woo)

You gon’ quiet down, you gon’ livе with him (What?)
I do not even wanna submit a pic with him (No)
The bag hе simply purchased me was a Goyard (Goyard)
That ain’t your n***a, he’s each ours

Pussy tight like a nun (Nun)
Countin’ up lots of with my thumb (Thumb)
I do not care the place you from (From)
Higher beat this sh*t like a drum (Okurrr)

Do not be talkin’ sh*t like you realize me (Woo)
I experience dick like a pony, lady
That n***a appear to be a brokey (Actual scorching lady sh*t)
Go and f*ck together with his homie, he a— (Ah)

VERSE 2 (Megan Thee Stallion)
This ass sit just like the stallion, all these wannabes my lil’ ponies
These hoes camped out within the feedback, at all times talkin’ like they know me (Ayy)

Thick b*tches within the black truck, packed in
Eat whoever in my method, Ms. Pacman
Hermes, made an actual huge buy
Purse so huge, needed to deal with it like an individual

Dangerous b*tch (Dangerous b*tch) in actual life (In actual life)
Present me actual love (Yeah, yeah), give a f*ck about them likes (‘Bout them likes)
B*tch tryna say, “I ain’t fine,” oh, aight
They know I am thick like I am eatin’ beans with the rice

Like lean over ice, received the true meat pies (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
I be spillin’ like my ass out these denims after they tight (Yeah, uh, yeah)
And the best way they watch me, should be monetized (Ah)
I’ma want a cash bag if I sleep in a single day

Wait, wait (Maintain up), wait, wait (Maintain up), wait
Hoes pop drugs, however I am the one they can not take (Yeah)
Sizzling lady sh*t, I’ma make somethin’ shake (Brrt)
I do know these stiff hoes cannot relate (Ah)

VERSE 3 (Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion)
Shoot your shot like a free throw
Simply know this pussy ain’t free, although
My BD is a Migo, b*tch, your BD is a zero

My backshots sound like bongos
I ain’t scared to confess, I am a freak ho (Ah)
Not less than I am gettin’ my cash (Yeah)
Y’all hoes broke, pussy took extra turns than a key gap (Hahaha)

INTERLUDE (Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion)
It did
Like a bun
I’ma throw it again prefer it’s Thursday
I received cake, I am lit, it is my birthday, ah

VERSE 4 (Cardi B & Megan Thee Stallion)
Do not experience it on my knees, b*tch, I experience it on my toes (Uh)
Large fats ass, it’s eatin’ up the thong
Received a storage filled with overseas automobiles that I by no means drove (Yeah)
A b*tch could not faculty me with a scholar mortgage

I am so horny, I might Met Gala in a gown (Gown)
I might physique each look and I might physique each pose (Sure)
Neck filled with diamonds, yeah, I am eternally froze
Will Cardi ever fall off? B*tch, we’ll by no means know (Woo)

OUTRO (Cardi B)
B*tch, I am scorching like Nevada, pussy get popped, piñata (Bop)
Lookin’ like cash (Chilly), you would print my face on a greenback (Okurrr)

This pussy, Dominicana
This pussy, Americana, ayy
Si tú quiere’ que te toma, toma
Purchased a pair cribs by myself, I am a proprietor

Beat it up
Actual scorching lady sh*t
La Cardi (Ah)

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Bongos” Music Video