Lil Yachty’s latest single is less than 90 seconds long, but the internet can’t stop talking about it.
The hip-hop artist dropped “Poland,” a dissonant trap song with a catchy hook. Fellow rappers Denzel Curry, Wiz Khalifa and DDG praised the song on Twitter, while social media users are already making memes. Here’s everything you need to know.
What is the song “Poland” by Lil Yachty about?
The 83-second song is famous for its line, “I took the wock to Poland.” Wock is a reference to Wockhardt, a popular brand of cough syrup used in the drug lean. In the lyrics, Lil Yachty discusses “fiending” and “battling all my demons.”
According to Genius, the song is about Lil Yachty consuming wock in Poland. The track was recorded in 2021, but after a snippet leaked on Aug. 31, Yachty eventually released it exclusively on SoundCloud on Oct. 4. Today, it’s available across streaming platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music.
Why is the internet obsessed with “Poland” by Lil Yachty?
Despite the song’s serious subject matter, the internet is expert at stripping things of their original context to generate memes.
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