15 Songs That Are Secretly About Famous People
They say, “revenge is a dish best served cold.” Well, what if you’re not a chef? What if the best thing you can make is microwave ramen noodles (and, let’s be honest, that dish is just something you whip up when you’re a college student and you’re out of eggs)? You can’t do any good cold dishes other than cereal, so what can you do for revenge? When you’re a musician, you can write a song.
For centuries, musicians have thrown shade, expounded on hard feelings, expounded on loving feelings, expressed regret, and have just plain been inspired by other humans to write, perform, and sing specific works. This also includes songs written about famous people.
However, it’s only been in the past few decades that a celebrity’s song about another celebrity could bring in tons of record sales and downloads. There are even songs you love that you may not know are about a specific famous person. Let’s unpack a few of those, shall we?