It wasn’t until Fetty Wap’s magical and thought-provoking song “Trap Queen” that made everyone stop and think, wait, what is a trap queen?
If you go on Urban Dictionary, there’s a new slang word or phrase appearing on a daily basis. And shockingly, they catch on quickly to mainstream slang that we all hear in movies, music, and everyday conversations. So, it’s not really shocking that the phrase “trap queen” is floating around the world. But, who and what is a trap queen? Sure, we hear it in music and movies, but what does it even mean?
What is a trap queen?
Well, if you want to be one of those people who actually knows the meaning of the word they use, you came to the right spot. I’m going to give you the lowdown on what trap queen means and how to actually tell if someone is a trap queen. Who knows, maybe you’re dating a trap queen or… gasp… you are a trap queen. The century-year-old question is finally being answered.
#1 Trap queen. Now, I went to Urban Dictionary to get the definition because well, where else are you going to get a legitimate definition for trap queen. So, here we go. A trap queen is, “A bomb-ass female. The baddest female. She is loyal to her friends, lives for her family, and gives no fuck to bitter, petty bitches. She also enjoys listening to trap music.” That’s a pretty clear definition, I’d say. [Read: Stop pleasing people and feel awesome instead]
#2 She’s down to do everything. A trap queen is someone who does anything whether it’s shopping, hanging out, going for cruises, or as Fetty Wap likes to say, cooking pies, which is slang for cocaine, but they probably cook actual pies as well because pies are awesome. [Read: All the amazing reasons why you should be following your dreams]
#3 They handle being spoiled. If you date a trap queen or you think you are one, then you know that trap queens handle being spoiled by their man. They’re fully capable of being independent and supporting themselves. They also don’t mind being treated like princesses and gifted some bling, bags, or expensive cars.
#4 They don’t settle. Trap queens have dreams and goals. Do they just give up and settle for something less? Never. These goal-oriented girls are out on a mission and have wild passion when it comes to achieving their dreams. A man with a trap queen works with her to form goals and get them completed.
#5 She’s confident. If you haven’t caught on by now, if you don’t have confidence, you wouldn’t be able to fulfill all the goals and dreams of a trap queen. Their confidence levels are through the roof. They know that they’ll complete anything they put their mind to without question.
#6 They respect the hustle. They don’t mind getting their hands dirty to achieve their goals. Though they respect the grind, they put their family and friends as a priority and never put money-based interests in front of them. If there’s a problem and you need help, they’ll be there, no questions asked.
#7 They don’t touch fuckboys. Everyone knows that fuckboys are bad news. But yet, it’s easy to get sucked into their manipulative and soul-sucking ways. But, if you’re a trap queen, you know that they’re no good. Not only do you know that you don’t touch them. That’s some self-confidence right there. They know what they need, and a fuckboy isn’t on their list. [Read: 16 pop culture terms you need to know]
#8 They succeed in the club life. Trap queens have no problem working in the club, on the pole or dancing. In fact, when they do, they outshine everyone there and make serious money while doing it.
See what I mean by they do everything with 100%? This is the perfect example. She’s not ashamed as she knows why she’s doing it and keeps her goals in mind.
#9 They don’t mind getting wild. Whether it’s alcohol or weed, they don’t mind letting loose and having a good time. They work hard for their money and sure, they may get wild and put basic bitches in their place, but it’s all a part of having a good time. I think… [Read: 30 wild ways to get noticed]
#10 They don’t say sorry. She never apologizes for anything that she doesn’t feel bad about. So, if you guilt trip her, it isn’t going to work. She’s no fool. Why give an empty apology for someone she doesn’t believe in? Now, if she knows she messed up, then that’s a different story. She has no problem owning up to her mistakes.
#11 You may be a trap queen if you look for them. If you long for some friends with trap queen qualities, well, it would make sense that you are one yourself. None of the other girls understand you. When you’re around trap queens, you feel like you’re at home. Welcome yourself to the trap queen club and make yourself at home. [Read: How to make a good impression and leave them wanting more of you]
#12 Her man must respect the trap queen lifestyle. If a trap queen has a man, he needs to respect all that she is. In addition, he needs to take her without judgement or shame her because if he does, the relationship isn’t going to last. A trap queen doesn’t need a man, especially one who knocks her down. She’s looking for a man that raises her up.