What does Problem mean?

Ariana Grande: Problem Meaning

Album cover for Problem album cover

Song Released: 2014

Featuring: Iggy Azalea

Problem Lyrics

Uh huh!
It's Iggy Iggs!
I got one more problem with you girl
One less, one less!

[Ariana Grande:]
Hey baby even though I hate ya!
I wanna love ya
I want you!
And even though I can't forgive you
I really want...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Nov 30th 2016 !⃝

    This song is about a woman who likes a guy even though she doesn't like that about her relationship. She says she can't forgive him but she wants to because she likes him. It's a unique relationship, but it is a personal decision.


    #2 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 17th 2015 !⃝

    I think its about the person that hurt you and yet that person still the person you adore. "And even though i cant forgive you" see, past is being the topic.


    #3 top rated interpretation:
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    Mar 22nd 2015 !⃝

    She loves this guy but he is bad for her and she knows, she is trying to get away (or Break Free, another song by AG) He is a Problem. And she has 99 of 'em but he won't be one anymore.

  4. anonymous
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    May 24th 2022 !⃝

    It’s about a relationship where she finally knows he is a narcissist that uses her, and probably cheats, but she is in love. It happens all the time and it is so hard to walk away. They say everything right and make you feel like you’re the crazy person and the reason things aren’t working. It’s them. It’s them. It’s them. Been there, done that, the heartbreak broke me but it wasn’t real. It was real to me, but not him. I was just there to keep him satisfied and as soon as a better offer came along he’d stray to fulfill his narcissistic ego, but it was fleeting bc they didn’t give two craps about him. But he desperately had to feel wanted by any chick that crossed his path or showed attention. He was toxic AF. 4 years of emotional/mental abuse.

  5. anonymous
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    Nov 9th 2021 !⃝

    nah....Ariana grande sound like some-one that wored at pizza hut to me for some reason...idk...but it does sound like she came from the starbucks tho

  6. anonymous
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    May 6th 2021 !⃝

    It's about a love/hate relationship. She hates the way a boy is treating her, but she likes him anyway, so she wants to forgive him. But she knows that eventually she'll move on and will have one less problem without him around.

  7. anonymous
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    Apr 21st 2021 !⃝

    I think it’s about a relationship she had a relationship and there was a lot of like fighting, and a lot of stuff going on. So when she finally decided to let him go she realized she had one less problem to worry about.

  8. anonymous
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    Jan 26th 2021 !⃝

    I think this song means Ariana Grande broke up with someone who was mean to her but she still wants their love.

  9. Aztryx
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    May 24th 2019 !⃝

    You ever realize how her name sounds like she came from Starbucks?

  10. anonymous
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    May 14th 2018 !⃝

    I got a one less lonely girl without you means

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  11. anonymous
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    Jul 11th 2016 !⃝

    He is a extreme burden and she can not wait to get rid of him and how she is way better whithout him.

  12. anonymous
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    Mar 9th 2015 !⃝

    It's about a love hate relationship

  13. anonymous
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    Feb 9th 2015 !⃝

    It's a love/ hate debate. The girl hates the way the guy is treating her. At the same time, she still likes him. In the end, the girl realizes when the guy isn't around, she has "1 less problem'' to deal with.

  14. Jheart11mmc
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    Feb 2nd 2015 !⃝

    This girl, looks likes she's in middle school...sings the same way just with grown up stuff and is really confused with a boy if whether she likes him or not because he is trouble

  15. anonymous
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    Jan 12th 2015 !⃝

    The song isn't good for younger audiances but here Is what I think:
    She loves the way he makes her feel but he's trouble, that's one thing she likes but she know's she hates him. but she obviously want's more of "it" So it's just a tumblr of mixed emotions and really It's about a girl who know's this guy Isn't good for her but she loves the way he makes her feel
    Plus the things she's wearing, the dance moves, and Just a lot of sexual things going on...etc
    I hope this helped!

  16. anonymous
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    Jan 11th 2015 !⃝

    I think that it's about this girl who likes this guy but also hates him at the same time.

  17. anonymous
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    Jan 3rd 2015 !⃝

    i think that the meaning of this song is that she feels unsure about this guy. she hates him but she also loves him, and she could be confused between the two feelings she has.

  18. anonymous
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    Nov 30th 2014 !⃝

    This song is about a girl, who has loves a boy on one hand, But on the other hand she realy hate him and say he is a problem, in the end she say he isn't one, may she is unsure how to feel about him.

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