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Megan Jovon Ruth Pete (born February 15, 1995), known professionally as Megan Thee Stallion (pronounced "Megan The Stallion"), is an American rapper. Originally from Houston, Texas, she first garnered attention when videos of her freestyling became popular on social media platforms such as Instagram.
Megan Thee Stallion signed to 300 Entertainment in 2018 where she released the mixtape Fever (2019), the extended play Suga (2020), and her critically acclaimed debut studio album, Good News (2020); all of which peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. Her single "Savage Remix" featuring Beyoncé, and her feature on Cardi B's single "WAP" were her first and second number ones on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, with the latter providing Megan with her first number one in several other countries and the Billboard Global 200.
Throughout her career, Megan Thee Stallion has received several accolades, including six BET Awards, five BET Hip Hop Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Award, and three Grammy Awards. At the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, she became the second female rapper to win Best New Artist, after Lauryn Hill in 1999. In 2020, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world on their annual list.
I didn't tell anybody that I wanted to rap when I was in high school.
Honestly, I'm not going to lie. I was a good kid.
What I say is how I feel.
I'm not a fake person.
The main goal of my music is to make people feel strong and confident.
Me and Kehlani have music together, and I love her.
My mom was a big UGK fan.
I feel like boys listen to my music. They just don't like to admit it, but I go hard. But yeah, I feel like I go really hard, so why not listen to me? Anybody could relate to my music, honestly.
I don't hate anything about Texas. I love my state. I love my area. It's like home.
My mom was a rapper and she really shaped me as a woman, and the music that she was letting me listen to as a child really pushed me in the direction that I'm going in right now.
I'm not a character, so how I rap is just an everyday thing.
I knew I wanted to be a rapper when I was, like, 5.
I definitely have to pray and spend a lot of time by myself when I can.
I'ma just rap and do me.
My mom is the first female rapper I've ever known. I'm thinking, like, Okay, yeah, this is normal. Everybody's doing this.
I love seeing women do what they do.
You find out about me because of my music, and that's how I want to keep it.
Everybody got their own swag.
I'm always trying to one-up myself.
My mom was a rapper. I would go to the studio with her, and that definitely showed me I can do this, I wanna do this.
Kids used to pick on me because I was quiet, I was an easy target. But I wasn't quiet because I was scared.
I'm so blessed, thank you Jesus!
I think I'm a superstar.
My mom is a very strong woman, very tough lady.
Just to know that the people in my city are really rocking with me, I just love it.
Being a rapper and still trying to pursue an education is really overwhelming sometimes.
I definitely wanna open up some assisted-living facilities around my city.
I was kind of shy about telling people that I could rap for the longest.
There were so many different labels coming to me and they just didn't seem right, but 300... they wanted me bad. It felt like a family.
When you go to college you can just be whoever you wanna be. So I got there and I'm like, Yeah, I'ma rapper.
I'm going to always have a home in Houston, I'm going to always come back.
If you've got love for me, then I'm gonna have love for you, period.
I feel like I have to put on for my city, because we have so many legends and so many greats.
Not every day is a good day for me.
I'm a pretty open person, and very little can embarrass me.
I definitely feel like people in the South are a little more raw. Our whole swag, the way we talk... When I go to the East Coast, people automatically know I'm not from there.
I want to show other girls how happy I am and how confident I am, how I still want to go to school and I still want to rap.
My music is me letting the world know how confident I am in myself, and me basically telling other women -- and guys -- how confident and how comfortable I believe they should be.
One of my eco-friendly hotties asked how I felt about climate change telling me that no one was listening to her, so I asked her, 'What can we do to help?!'
A lot of people's favorite rappers will literally get in the booth and just make sounds.
Before I do anything, I practice it for a while, and then when I know it's the bomb, then I'm gonna present it to everybody.
Girls, we have to go 10 times harder than guys. We are still expected to give you the bars, give you the look, give you the routine. This is me -- I wanna be a rapper, this is it.
I like movies that make you semi fall in love with the villain so you have sympathy for him.
Sometimes, when you're doing too much, things get overwhelming. So I just have to calm myself down and think, 'What would my mama want me to do?'
I listen to a lot of Biggie, he's so lyrical.
I spent a lot of time drawing and writing little comic books, and my mom was a rapper, so I would steal her instrumentals.
When I was first coming out, I was definitely getting a lot of comparisons to Trina.
I love Bulma from 'Dragon Ball Z.'
I do not like disappointing people.
When I drop a freestyle, I'm like, 'This freestyle gotta go hard' or when I do something it's, 'How can we top this?'
Being an XXL Freshman means that I actually grinded a lot to get here.
I don't feel like my sound is similar to any female artist that's out right now, so I definitely feel like we just need some Texas flavor.
I just want to be like a good example to somebody in the future.
I don't really feel like I done made it all the way. I feel like, 'OK, we did this. Then we grinded enough to get to this point. Now we gotta grind enough to get bigger and bigger,' you know?
We gotta break these double-standards and get women to loosen up a bit. We gotta show them that we can do what we want to do how we want to do it. If someone doesn't like it, they can get to stepping.
My favorite song used to be 'The Nasty Song' by this dude named Lil Ru. That was my jam!
Everything that's happened to me is happening very organically. It's nothing that we paying for, nothing that we asking for.
Once you really know yourself, can't nobody tell you nothing about you.
Men are objects to me.
You don't have a lot of women doing things for women, so when I'm rapping I gotta talk all this mess so the women can feel as confident and empowered as the men.
That's what I feel like my music represents -- having no limits or restrictions.
Women make the world go round.
I have over a hundred wigs, I like to change them damn near every hour.
I've been like this forever. I'm sweeter, probably, but me and my homegirls were a little buckwild, ya know? And it only got worse.
I want to take my rapper money and start my own assisted living facilities in Houston because I see what it looks like when you got your grandparents take care of your great-grandparents.
How I am in the booth, how I am when I meet you, that's how I am in general.
I love being a female rapper and embracing my sexuality.
I have to just keep goin' hard, all the time.
These other cities, soon as I walk out, they going crazy like I'm a boy band. But Houston people are chill. We can see Beyonce and be like, Aight cool.
I love beauty supply lip gloss. Any cheap, 99-cent lip gloss. I use it, it stays on all day. You can eat anything and it will still be on your lips. You can drink anything, it's still on there.
We gon' be a household name!
I was an only child so, at home, I'm turnt up by myself, doing whatever I wanna do.
My momma wasn't a weak person and she wasn't a complainer. So I don't wanna be like that.
I'm just a real person, not a caricature.
When I was little, I wanted to be a plastic surgeon.
I feel like, when people realize that they are the only person they need to impress, everybody's life will be a lot smoother.
After 'Tina Snow' dropped, I had so many performances and so many appearances, and I'm in the studio all the time.
Tina Snow' was more turnt up than anything I ever dropped, it's my alter ego.
Us boss chicks have to continue to stick together and change the game.
I wanna work with my girl Maliibu Miitch. I love Maliibu. I definitely wanna work with Beyonce, Rihanna. I'm a huge fan of Rihanna and Beyonce, so that's like my dream collab.
Houston is a place where you have to be the best. Everybody gotta be flashy, flashy. It's not like a gaudy thing, but people definitely put on their best dressed even if they go into Wal-Mart.
I felt like my mixtapes were me flirting with my fans.
I was raised by a woman who was her true and authentic self. So I feel like it's very important to put on for people who aren't that confident or people who don't realize the value in self-love.
It's not just about being sexy, it's about being confident and me being confident in my sexuality.
Confidence literally starts from yourself. You have to go look in the mirror at yourself. If you don't like what you see, you're going to give off that energy.