The music that made Megan Thee Stallion
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The music that made Megan Thee Stallion

Megan Thee Stallion (commonly referred to as Meg) is the ultimate new-generation female rapper. Along with the likes of Cardi B and, more recently, GloRilla, she is one of the many female rappers who are set to replace and surpass Nicki Minaj as a new era of female rap begins.

As the new generation rises up, it is the likes of Megan Thee Stallion who are primed and ready to take things to the next level. Alongside rappers such as Ice Spice and Sexyy Red, she is now front and centre.

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Megan Thee Stallion (real name Megan Pete) began to gain traction through her freestyles on social media, primarily Instagram. Across 2016 and 2017, she really began to make a name for herself as a hair and makeup influencer and rapper.

In 2018, Meg signed with 300 Entertainment, a subsidiary of Warner Music Group (WMG). As a result, she managed to get features from other WMG artists, including the likes of Nicki Minaj. As a result, the following year released her 2019 mixtape Fever, which featured the hit single ‘Hot Girl Summer’ featuring Nicki Minaj. This shot Meg into fame very fast.

As a Houston native, Pete grew up around a plethora of music. From blues to DJ screw, she heard it all. However, in an interview with Teen Vogue, the ‘Hiss’ lyricist recently unveiled the music that made her.

One song she listed was ‘No Guidance by Drake and Chris brown. Ex[planning why she loves it Pete stated, “I really Like Drake and Chris Brown! I feel like Chris did his thing, and Drake did his thing. It’s turned up in the beginning, but then it breaks down in the end. I really like how Drake threw in ‘Shout out to the Hot Girls.’ It’s the perfect song to vibe to, but you can also twerk to it a little bit.”

She also included the Mannie Fresh-produced ‘Back That Azz Up’ by Juvenile, revealing, “This song will just forever be a classic! It doesn’t matter where you are, what you’re doing, who you’re around if you hear ‘Back That Azz Up’ you have no choice but to back that ass up!”

Speaking on Mannie Fresh, she said, “That beat! I dunno how they made that beat but it’s still relevant in 2020! I feel like the song is just a part of history. Who doesn’t know ‘Back That Azz Up’?!

You can see Megan’s full list below.

The music that made Megan Thee Stallion:

  • Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Cash Shit’, Fever, (2019)
  • Drake feat. Chris Brown – ‘No Guidance’, Indigo, (2019)
  • Roddy Rich – ‘High Fashion’, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, (2019)
  • Young Money – ‘Every Girl’, We Are Young Money, (2009)
  • Dom Kennedy – ‘Dream To Me’, From The Westside With Love II, (2011)
  • Juvenile – ‘Back That Azz Up’, 400 Degreez, (1999)
  • Nicki Minaj – ‘Boss Ass Bitch’, N/A, (2013)
  • Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Freak Nasty’, Tina Snow, (2018)