Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion

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Megan Thee Stallion is an American rapper who became the first female rapper to be signed by the American record label 300 Entertainment. Megan Thee Stallion, the Texas girl came into the spotlight for the first time through digital media while in college.

Early Life

The talented artist was born on February 15, 1995, in San Antonio, Texas, United States. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Likewise, her age is 25 years. She follows Christianity. Also, her real name is Megan Pete. Her mother immediately moved to Houston after her birth. Her mother, Holly Aleece Thomas, rapped under the name “Holly-Wood” and would bring her daughter with her to recording sessions instead of putting Pete in daycare. She grew up in the South Park neighborhood of Houston, before moving with her mother to Pearland, Texas at age 14, where she lived until she turned 18.

Megan Thee Stallion makes mentions to being part Creole in her songs “Cocky AF” and “Freak Nasty” as well as in a tweet in September 2017. Her mother, Holly Thomas, died in March 2019 from a longstanding cancerous brain tumor, and her grandmother died in the same month. Pete began writing raps at age 16. When she told her mother that she wants to rap, Holly required that Pete wait until she was 21 to pursue rapping as a career. Her mother commented that her lyrics were too suggestive for her young age.

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Caption: Megan Thee Stallion with her mother (Source: Instagram)

Education

Pete graduated from Pearland High School in 2013. In 2013, while she was a student at Prairie View A&M University, she began uploading videos of her freestyling on social media. A clip of Pete battling against male opponents in a “cypher” went viral. The exposure helped Pete gain a larger digital presence and following on social media. She garnered fans by posting her freestyle on her Instagram while in college. She refers to her fans as “hotties”, and credits her hyperactive fan base for her early success.

Megan kept the stage name “Megan Thee Stallion” because she was assuming to as a stallion during adolescence due to her height (5′10″) and “thick” body frame. In addition to acting as Megan’s manager, Thomas influenced her decision to study health administration and also helped foster her wish to establish assisted living facilities in her hometown of Houston, Texas. After having previously taken time off school, she resumed her studies at Texas Southern University in health administration, where she is a third-year student as of 2019.

Career and Professional Life

Career

Thee Stallion started rapping in her teens and had a lot of sexual content in her lyrics. While at Prairie View A&M University, Texas, she once got into a ‘cypher battle’ with boys and attracted a lot of attention on social media. She used the digital media extensively after this incident, realizing the power of the platform to put her on the path to success. She started making her own rap videos and used her Instagram account to reach out to the audience. The digital platform was looking to be very effective as soon as she was getting more followers.

Megan uploaded her freestyle videos on her account and gradually started to make a name for herself on the platform. Her first mixtape, ‘Rich Ratchet,’ was out in 2016. It had popular tracks like ‘Like a Stallion’. In 2017, Thee Stallion released her first extended play ‘Make It Hot’ and experienced an overwhelming response on digital media. The single ‘Last Week in H TX’ has garnered almost six million views on YouTube. She signed a deal with the record label 1501 Certified Ent., and then performed at various music festivals, including South by Southwest.

More about her career

In addition, she released her second EP, ‘Tina Snow’. The EP contains ten singles and has received a positive response from all sections of the media. In 2018, Thee Stallion became the very first female rapper to be signed by the record label 300 Entertainment, and within a few months, she made it to the top 100 list on Billboard Hot charts with the single ‘Big Ole Freak’. She was working with the artist’s Wale and Bhad Bhabie for the singles ’Poledancer’ and ‘Bestie’.

In multiple interviews, Megan Thee Stallion has referred to herself as “Tina Snow”. The one of her alter egos and also the name of her debut EP, Tina Snow. “Tina Snow” was influenced by Pimp C’s alias Tony Snow, and has similar confidence and an unapologetic sexually dominant delivery. “Hot Girl Meg” is another alter ego who is described as embodying Megan Thee Stallion’s carefree and outgoing side, which she compares to a “college, party girl”.  She stated that she introduced “Hot Girl Meg” on her EP, Fever. Megan Thee Stallion has also referred to herself as “Thee Hood Tyra Banks”.

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Caption: Megan Thee Stallion performing in a concert (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

Megan Thee Stallion has a net worth of around $3 million already. This is a lot considering most people didn’t even know who she was a year ago. Her rise to fame was faster than a lightning bolt. Her song “Savage” exploded on TikTok and her most recent collaboration with Cardi B “WAP” is a divisive song that everybody knows. Megan has a bright future ahead. It’s safe to say that she will one day be worth as much as Cardi B who loves to spend her millions on material goods and extravagant celebrations.

Relationship Status

Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez had a rumor to be dating earlier this year before July’s now-infamous shooting incident. In addition, Tory Lanez has claimed he was in a relationship with Megan Thee Stallion before he allegedly shot her in the foot. On ‘Friends Become Strangers’ from his new DAYSTAR album, Tory said he and Megan would take secret flights from Miami to Atlanta to see each other after bonding over the deaths of their mothers. He also alleged that she would lie to her best friend about their relationship.

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Caption: Megan Thee Stallion with her rumored boyfriend(Source: Snobette)

Injuries

On July 15, 2020, Megan Thee Stallion stated that she had suffered gunshot wounds and that she had undergone surgery to remove the bullets. Her statement countered an earlier TMZ report that she had injured her foot on broken glass the Sunday prior when she was in a car with rapper Tory Lanez and an unidentified woman. The car was pulled over by police and Lanez was arrested on gun charges following a vehicle search. The following month, Megan claimed that Lanez was the person for her injury.

On September 25, 2020, Lanez released his fifth album, Daystar, in which he addresses the shooting on nearly every song, and denies that he shot Megan, while also claiming she and her team were “trying to frame” him. The same day, in a statement to Variety, Megan’s attorney, Alex Spiro, claimed Lanez’s representatives had since attempted to launch a “smear campaign” against Megan to discredit her allegations. Lanez’s team denied this, saying that they would investigate who was behind the fake emails and would take appropriate action. Megan Thee Stallion would also later reveal that she had been offered money by Lanez and his team to keep quiet on the issue following the incident.

Further…

On October 8, 2020, Lanez was charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion by Los Angeles Country Prosecutors. An arraignment for Lanez was scheduled for October 13. However, it was delayed to November 18, after Lanez’s attorney requested a continuance. Then, Lanez had to stay at least 100 yards away from Megan and not contact her. In an op-ed for The New York Times, published on October 13, 2020, Megan addressed the shooting further. If convicted, Lanez may face a maximum sentence of 22 years and eight months in state prison. He pleaded not guilty to assault with a semiautomatic handgun in late November 2020.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Coming to Megan’s body measurement, she is 5 feet 10 inches or, 178 cm or 1.78 m tall. She has a weight of 65 kg or 143 lbs. Similarly, her body measurements are 36-26-38 inches. Her bra size is 36. Moreover, she has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair. Megan has an hourglass body type with a very beautiful face and heart. There is no further information.

Talking about her presence on the social media platform, she is quite active there. She loves to interact with her fans and followers from time to time. She is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as well. On Instagram, she has 191 million followers and on Twitter, she has 5.4 million followers. Similarly, on her Facebook page, she has more than 8 million followers. Being a rapper, she obviously has her own YouTube channel. There she has 3.96 million subscribers.