Latto wants the world to know she likes talking about sex in her music.
Overnight, Latto took to Twitter to share some of her thoughts with her 2 million followers. The RCA recording artist offered an explanation of why she enjoys rhyming about sexual topics.
“Truth is I love rapping about sex it makes me feel so powerful and liberated and SEXY 🤷♀️,” tweeted Latto on Friday morning. She added, “But when I do yall say that’s all I rap about lol even tho I have a million other songs where I don’t.”
Back in 2019, Hip Hop legend Jermaine Dupri sparked controversy when he complained about female rappers’ sexual lyrics. Grammy winner Cardi B clapped back at JD by suggesting it’s the fans who want content about sex.
Cardi B’s sexually-explicit song “WAP” featuring Megan The Stallion arrived the following year. Latto made a cameo appearance in the “WAP” video which has amassed more than 467 million views on YouTube.
Latto is experiencing a breakout year in 2022. The 777 album creator scored her first Top 5 hit on the Hot 100 chart with her “Big Energy” single. She also won Best New Artist at the BET Awards.
The 23-year-old southerner recently released a new song titled “Pxssy.” An age-restricted music video for the politically-tinged track about gender roles and misogyny arrived on YouTube as well.