ITZY‘s most recent comeback, “WANNABE”, from the album IT’z ME is still fresh on everyone’s minds. The girls are known for their messages of self-love and standing up for yourself, and this song is no different! The lyrics of “WANNABE” are self-empowering and all about embracing who you are and enjoying yourself in all your individual uniqueness. Here are 7 messages you can take away from the song!

1. Encouraging you to not conform to the expectations of society

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It’s me who lives this ’cause it’s my life.

2. Knowing that you can take care of yourself without advice from others

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Ah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah it’s me who takes care of myself.

3. Criticizing people for talking poorly about others, and telling them to look in the mirror themselves

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People love to talk about others, why do you care so much about others’ lives?

4. Telling other people to stop getting after you, because you’re independent

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Whatever I be it’s up to me, so please.

5. Feeling confident and fearless in your own uniqueness

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No matter what they say I’m me, I just want to be me.

6. Being self-loving and self-accepting because you’re perfect just as you are

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I don’t have to be anything, because I’m perfect when I’m myself.

7. It’s far better to be yourself than to try to be anyone else

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I don’t wanna be somebody, just wanna be me, be me.