When Taylor Swift deleted her entire social media footprint, it was pretty obvious that her new album would represent a reinvention or “rebirth” of some kind. Judging by the first single, it definitely does.
Taylor dropped “Look What You Made Me Do” Thursday night, and to anyone familiar with her turbulent year in the media before her hiatus, it’s fairly clear what it’s about—even if she never comes right out and says it. Let’s dig right in, shall we?
What’s it about?
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, almost certainly. For context, on February 11, 2016, Kanye first played his song “Famous” for the public during his Yeezy Season 3 show at New York Fashion Week. The song contained a now infamous line about Taylor Swift (“I think me and Taylor might still have sex / Why? I made that b*tch famous”).