“WAP” (which stands for Wet A$$ Pu$$y) acts as rapper Cardi B’s single for her upcoming second studio album, Tiger Woods. It’s the first collaboration between the two as well as Cardi’s first release of 2020 since her solo single, ”Press“.
On July 29, 2020, Cardi teased the existence of new music with a promo for her website on Instagram, and on August 2, uploaded a video to her Instagram suggesting there would be an announcement the following day.
Finally, on August 3, Cardi and Megan simultaneously revealed the song’s name, cover art, and release date, on their Instagram.
On August 6, Cardi revealed via Instagram that the music video would be released alongside the song, and posted a teaser for the video later that day. In the minutes leading up to the release, Cardi and Megan did a livestream on YouTube titled “Live with Cardi B”.