What does ‘Pushing P’ mean on TikTok? Gunna explains viral phrase

Virginia Glaze
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The term ‘Pushin P’ took off on social media after Gunna & Future released their song of the same name in January 2022 — here is the rappers’ explanation for the popular term.

Atlanta-based rapper ‘Gunna’ released his single ‘pushin P’ alongside fellow artists Future and Young Thug back in January 2022.

The song quickly went viral and became a hot trend over on TikTok, with the song’s lyrics getting posted in Tweets and Instagram stories all over the net.

Those who frequent social media have likely seen the phrase ‘Pushin P’ at some point, usually used with the capital, bright-blue P emoji.

For those out of the loop, this term can seem like a pretty confusing one. Luckily, the artist behind the viral song explained the meaning behind the lyrics.

Meaning of Pushin P

While the phrase ‘Pushin P’ has been used in the Texas and Bay areas for some time now, it started to take over users’ For You Pages in January.

Gunna explained what Pushin P means over on Twitter, after claiming that the letter ‘P’ stands for ‘player’ during an episode of the Breakfast Club.

Pushing P essentially means to ‘keep it real,’ and is generally a positive term.

“Being Loyal Is definitely P,” he wrote.

“Jumpin in a person beef or situation when u dk wats goin on, Not 🅿️,” he clarified.

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Gunna created a slew of Tweets explaining what ‘Pushin P’ means.

He went on to further explain the term in an Instagram Live stream.

“F**kin’ your partner’s main b**h, that ain’t P,” he explained.

“You see a lady at the door, you hold the door for the lady bro, that’s P. We pushing P, you feel me? I ain’t too tough, arguing with my partner about no money like, we ain’t going back and forth. That ain’t P.”

‘P’ doesn’t only mean ‘player’ though — it can also mean ‘paper,’ depending on how one uses the term.

Pushin P has become so viral that it’s spawned a slew of hilarious memes and trends over on TikTok. The #pushinP hashtag has amassed millions of views, with Gunna even replying to people’s TikToks to grade how accurately they use the term.

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You can check out our hub for more info on popular phrases on TikTok, as new words are being popularised all the time on the app.

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