Music has a strange way of uniting people from all walks of life. This was proven true this week when Flavor Flav (the legendary rapper known for his crazy style and big clock necklace) expressed his admiration for pop queen Taylor Swift’s latest album, The Tortured Poets Department.

Flavor Flav
Flavor Flav (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

At first glance, it might seem like an odd pairing. After all, The Hype Man is all about hip-hop, and T-Swizzle is a huge name in pop music. But that’s the magic of music—it doesn’t always stick to boundaries or genres.

Flavor Flav Joins the Swiftie Nation After Taylor Swift’s New Album

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift in the cover image of her album The Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift dropped her new album, The Tortured Poets Department, yesterday on April 19, 2024. The pop-superstar revealed the album during the Grammy Awards on February 4, 2024, right after winning an award for her previous album, Midnights, which came out in 2022.

The album is already gaining attention from both fans and fellow artists. Recently, Flavor Flav took to X to share his thoughts on America’s Sweetheart’s songwriting skills, and he had some really nice things to say!

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He was impressed by the raw honesty in her lyrics and how she tackled themes like heartbreak and struggle in her album, stating “da anthology is sad and real.” This emotional resonance struck a chord with the veteran rapper, who went on to add:

“It makes me wanna punch anyone that hurt that woman’s feelings, but no one can punch them worse than Taylor and her piano and pen.”

William Jonathan Drayton Jr.’s shoutout to the Lover singer has got Swifties feeling great! They lauded his genuine appreciation for Swift’s music.

Taylor Swift’s Hidden Love Letter to Travis Kelce Found in The Tortured Poets Department

Taylor Swift’s monumental 11th studio album, The Tortured Poets Department (TTPD), had Swifties in a frenzy even before its arrival. Some are convinced that there are a hidden messages in the album for her current beau, NFL star Travis Kelce. The songs that mention him in Tay’s album are The Alchemy and So High School.

The Alchemy seems to talk about Swift and Kelce’s happy relationship, using football terms like “When I touch down, call the amateurs and cut ’em from the team” and “Where’s the trophy? He just comes running over to me.”

Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift (Image via Instagram/Chariah_
Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift (Image via Instagram/Chariah_)

In So High School, The Songwriting Queen feels young and in love, like she’s 16 again with her athletic boyfriend. The song has a quirky rhyme: “Truth, dare, spin bottles / You know how to ball, I know Aristotle.”

But these songs are a bit different from the rest of the album. Swift often writes about her past relationships, and this time people are curious about her ex, Joe Alwyn.

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Rumors of their six-year, secret relationship had long circulated, and fans theorized that TTPD finally shed light on this hidden chapter of her love life. The usual album has lots of songs about her past relationships, where her ex-boyfriends are portrayed in not-so-flattering ways.

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