Tag: Megan Thee Stallion

Keegan-Michael Key, Lil Nas X Tapped for Final Episodes of This Season’s Saturday Night Live

Keegan-Michael Key, left; Lil Nas XPhoto: Frazer Harrison/ Frazer Harrison for The Recording Academy (Getty Images) Saturday Night Live—or SNL as it’s more affectionately known—has had one helluva season these past few months. Advertisement From hosts to musical guests, a whole host of Blackity-black talent has graced the stage, including: Regina King, Regé-Jean Page, Issa […]

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Can You Copyright Dance Moves? ‘Single Ladies’, ‘Formation’ and ‘WAP’ Choreographer JaQuel Knight Made History Doing Just That

JaQuel Knight attends the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards on August 20, 2018.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) You can’t hear the rhythmic “oh-oh-OH-oh-oh-OHHH-oh-oh-oh…” in Beyoncé’s hit single, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” without busting those now-iconic dance moves (heavily inspired by Bob Fosse), right? Well, you have one man to thank for that—JaQuel […]

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The Music World Reacts To Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict

Nearly twelve months ago, the world saw another unarmed Black person die in the hands of police. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin who kneeled on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, an incident that was caught on camera by witnesses. It was yet another case of […]

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Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, City Girls All Tapped for Rolling Loud Miami 2021

Megan Thee Stallion performs during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, California on March 14, 2021; Yung Miami (L) and J.T. of musical group City Girls attend day one of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California; Roddy Ricch performs at the 2019 BET Experience at […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Shoots A ‘Movie’ In The Strip Club With Lil Durk For Her New Video

Houston hottie Megan Thee Stallion and Chicago’s son Lil Durk take over the strip club in their new video for “Movie” from Megan’s 2020 debut album, Good News. The concept is rather straightforward; the two rappers perform and throw bills at the dancers while the latter show off their pole skills and twerk amid the […]

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Yung Miami Says She Had To ‘Beg’ DJs To Play City Girls’ Songs When JT Went To Prison

In 2018, City Girls were an intriguing duo on the rise, receiving coveted co-signs from the likes of Quality Control Music and Drake. However, the Miami duo’s hot streak nearly came to an end after JT was locked up for credit card fraud, leaving Yung Miami to carry on performing under the City Girls moniker […]

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The Funk Boutique: Building Legacies in Fashion and Beauty

British Vogue May 2021 CoversPhoto: Mikael Jansson Well before she became a world-renowned actress, something was taken from the woman we’ve long known as “Thandie Newton”––the “W” in her name. It started when she was in school and continued when her name was misprinted in the credits of her debut role, Flirtation; now, she’s reclaimed […]

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Mic Drop: Hip Hop, House and Where We Hail From

Bree Runway – “Hot Hot”Screenshot: YouTube It’s a new month, and you know what they say about April—how it brings showers and all that. Well, this week’s artists have showered us in house, hip hop and dancehall tracks. House is just one of those genres that you can’t help but dance to and while traditional […]

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Bankroll Freddie And Megan Thee Stallion’s Energetic ‘Pop It’ Video Is A Big Time Flex

Nearly two years after signing a deal with Quality Control Music, Arkansas rapper Bankroll Freddie announced a deal with Motown Records to start off the year. The news was shared with a lavish video for his “Add It Up” track. Fast forward two months and the rapper returns with a full body of work, one […]

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Megan Thee Stallion, Fashion Nova Cares Make Donation To Advance Bennett College’s Entrepreneurship Program

NewsOne Featured Video Beyond her artistry, rapstress Megan Thee Stallion is known for using her platform and resources to uplift and empower individuals from marginalized communities. Her latest philanthropic effort is centered on investing in the futures of HBCU students. According to HBCU Buzz, the Houston native joined forces with Fashion Nova Cares to donate […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Donates $50,000 in Solidarity With the Asian-American Community

Megan Thee Stallion attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Rapper Megan Thee Stallion is sending her support to the Asian-American community. Advertisement In partnership with Fashion Nova along with journalist and activist May Lee, Billboard reports that the “Hot Girl” […]

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Beyoncé’s Storage Units Get Hit By Robbers, Thieves Reportedly Make Off With $1 Million Worth of Goods

Beyoncé attends the premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Dolby Theatre on July 09, 2019 in Hollywood, California.Photo: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Beyhive, assemble! Over the weekend it was reported that robbers allegedly stole a slew of goods from Beyoncé’s Los Angeles-area storage units. Advertisement According to Complex, this is the second time thieves […]

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Mic Drop: Music for the Eyes and Ears

Jae5 – “Dimension (feat. Skepta, Rema)”Screenshot: YouTube Have you ever listened to a song and been so moved that it played on repeat for days or even weeks? I have, and the only thing better than that feeling is finding out the music video for that song is even more mind-blowing than the song itself. […]

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Ian Eagle Did His Best Megan Thee Stallion Impression While Texas Southern Played In The NCAA Tournament

For the fifth time in eight years, Texas Southern won the SWAC and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Still, as a lesser-known school, participating in March Madness means that the university gets a spotlight on a national stage, something that is always really cool, even if the Tigers have danced a few times over the […]

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Conservatives’ Wet-Ass-Preoccupation With ‘WAP’ Leads to an Epic Back-and-Forth Between Cardi B and Candace Owens

Cardi B performs onstage during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards on March 14, 2021; Candace Owens speaks to guests during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum on April 26, 2019.Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy (Getty Images), Scott Olson/Getty Images (Getty Images) The sanctimonious obsession with a popular song about moistened muffs continues! Thanks to […]

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Black Farmers Ask Lindsey Graham to Apologize for Being Lindsey Graham

Photo: Susan Walsh (Getty Images) The Department of Agriculture is supposed to help farmers. Full stop. The problem is that America is built on white supremacy and as such, the Department of Agriculture not only helped white farmers, “…it systematically denied Blacks and other people of color access to the same loan and grant programs […]

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2021 Grammys Fashion Affirmed What We Already Knew: Black Women Are Superheroes

Megan Thee Stallion, left, Cardi B and Doja CatPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) If you watched the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, you might’ve sensed a theme. In a ceremony full of diverse and necessarily distanced performances, it may have been unintentional on the part of the show’s producers, but it certainly didn’t […]

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Cardi B And Megan Thee Stallion’s Wild 2021 Grammys Performance Combined ‘Savage’ And ‘Up’ With ‘WAP’

After a whirlwind summer that saw their collaboration go No. 1, take over the national discourse, and “piss off a bunch of Republicans for no reason,” Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion finally got to perform a watered-down version of the raunchy “WAP” on the Grammys. Opting to use the clean version — which contains […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Donated $100K To The Breonna Taylor Foundation

This weekend marks the one year anniversary of the tragic loss of Breonna Taylor, who was shot in her own home by Louisville police. Her death sparked countless protests across the country and rallying cries for change and reform from many prominent members of the music industry. Yesterday, Megan Thee Stallion took a moment to […]

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Megan Thee Stallion To Help Cover Home Repair Costs For Senior Citizens And Single Mothers Impacted By Texas Storm

NewsOne Featured Video Beyond her lyricism, Texas-bred rapstress Megan Thee Stallion is known for paying it forward. According to People, the music artist—whose real name is Megan Pete—is furthering her philanthropic efforts by unveiling a new initiative that will support Houston residents who were significantly impacted by the winter storm. Megan Thee Stallion to Help […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Is One Of The New Faces Of Calvin Klein’s 2021 Campaign

Megan Thee Stallion is one of the new faces of Calvin Klein. The staple fashion brand recruits the Houston Hottie, along with other stars like actor Anthony Ramos, reggae star Koffee, and singer/songwriter Rina Sawayama, for its new 2021 campaign. Along with the usual print images, the campaign includes an enigmatic short film featuring the […]

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We Talked to the Director Behind Rap’s Flashiest Videos

Over-the-top music videos are back again, and rap’s approach is anything but minimalistic. In the last year, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion have transported us to different dimensions with their videos for “WAP,” “Body,” and “Cry Baby” and all three visuals are the brainchild of one whimsical director: Colin Tilley. Over the past decade, […]

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Applauded Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Audacity’ In ‘WAP’

Last summer the internet went into a tizzy following the release of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s NSFW song “WAP,” which debuted at No. 1 and welcomed some harsh criticism by conservative thinkers. But unlike other politicians, California congresswoman Maxine Waters actually enjoyed it. Rep. Waters and Megan sat down for a conversation for […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Defends Her ‘Boo’ Pardison Fontaine From Internet Haters

Ever since fans noticed that Megan Thee Stallion and Pardison Fontaine were commenting on each other’s Instagram posts, rumors began bubbling up about their suspected relationship. People were initially excited for the rapper and glad to see how happy he seemed to make her. But their opinions shifted when a video surfaced of Pardi drunkenly […]

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