The Meaning Behind Ariana Grande's 'thank u next'

'thank u, next' Is A True Story Of Empowerment, Resilience And Maturity

It's about Ariana Grande, not Ariana Grande's love interests. Love, patience, and pain are all learned lessons.

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Even after ages, the Sun has never said to the Earth that "you owe me." Such love lights the sky every day. As Melody Bettie said, "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow." Ariana Grande's new song "thank u, next" is a perfect example of today's youth to look up to for many reasons.

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It's inspired by the lessons she has learned from her past relationships. Prior to its release, Grande tweeted that her music would be the start of a "new chapter," characterized by "gratitude, growth, embracing our path bumps n all." It's clear to see that Ariana is not insulting or exposing her exes by putting their names in this song, but she is honestly thanking her exes for their contributions into her life. In fact, this track found immediate resonance compare to others.

TBH, I loved this song because it has very different vibes than a typical breakup song. It has upbeat music which keeps a listener engaged to the song. Usually, most celebs either blame their exes for breakup in the worst way they can be or don't say anything to avoid being on the headlines for months and as a result, multiple conspiracy theories become a reality. In the age of hashtags and snaps, you can't ever really break up with someone. Indeed, even after the words have been said and the relationship status has been discreetly changed. Ariana seems to propose that if this throb will be out there on the web nevertheless, why not reveal it for people to see and hear? In fact, it has given listeners an anthem about moving forward when social media frequently makes it difficult to do as such. Ariana gracefully expressed her feelings about her latest breakup and her future plan: "No drags... no shade... just love, gratitude, acceptance, honesty, forgiveness... and growth."

Instead of creating any drama, Ariana immediately jumps into the song by referencing four of her previous exes: Big Sean, Ricky Alvarez, Mac Miller, and Davidson. This all may peruse as sarcasm, setting up a dishy elaboration on the names referenced in the first verse. However, it's about Ariana Grande, not Ariana Grande's love interests. Love, patience, and pain are all learned lessons. In the pre-chorale, Ariana begins referencing individual, emotional lessons she learned from the previously mentioned relationships. She at that point proceeds to call attention to how these encounters have made her a better person. She further enlightens that in spite of the reality none of these sentiments were at last enduring, she doesn't see them as disappointments because of the significant confidence and knowledge she gained as a result. Ariana further reveals that new love in her life is actually herself. As alluded to in the pre-chorus, her unsuccessful past relationships have empowered her.

One of the most beautiful things about this song I liked is that she talks about not giving up after multiple back to back breakups. The bridge, "only wanna do it once," distinctively features Ariana's dream and in reality desire to one day get married and appreciate a relationship that unlike the others will "last." She additionally expresses that she means to get married just once. Ariana's way to express her feelings about her previous relationships and exes was fantastic because when showing gratitude toward something or someone where you can also be angry and mad, it makes other people realize how much you cared about them, and still, you do. Indeed, this is the most potent and effective way.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

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    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

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    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

    Mac Miller

    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

    A$AP Rocky

    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

    Kanye West

    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

    Lil Wayne

    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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