Katy Perry released a new song called "Swish Swish" from her upcoming album Witness at midnight on Thursday, and immediately the internet flew into a frenzy. Not just because, hooray, new Katy Perry song!, but because the lyrics to the song, which features Nicki Minaj, had everyone wondering: Is this a track slamming Taylor Swift? And the answer is almost certainly yes.
There are a lot of reasons why people have come to this conclusion, the first and most obvious being that Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have a long-running, well-known feud, about which NME has written a comprehensive timeline. Catch up on it, if you need to. We'll wait.
Okay, ready? Another reason are all the clues in the aforementioned lyrics: