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30 Mesmerizing Facts About Megan Thee Stallion Every Fan Must Know

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Megan Thee Stallion, a champion for self-love and confidence, has been turning heads everywhere with her music since the last few years. With just one studio album, but numerous accolades, the rapper is on a role, and she has just got started. The 26-year old has been through a lot of things since her childhood, and has taken every lesson with a positive note to it. Just in the last five years, she has had six BET Awards, five BET Hip Hop Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Award, and three Grammy Awards to her name. Here are some really interesting facts about Megan that will make you love her more:

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  1.  She won the Best New Artist Award at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, with which she became the first female hip hop artist to do so since Lauryn Hill in 1999.
  2.  In fact, at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, she received four nominations - Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, for "Savage (Remix)."
  3.  Her first single “Like a Stallion” was released in April 2016, following which SoundCloud-exclusive mixtapes “Rich Ratchet,” and “Megan Mix.”
  4.  Her professional solo debut was with the commercially released EP “Make It Hot,” released in September 2017. The single “Last Week in HTx” amassed several million views on YouTube.
  5.  Megan was the first female rapper to have signed with the 1501 Certified Entertainment, an independent label in Houston and released a 10-song extended play titled “Tina Snow,” in June 2018.
  6.  Megan Jovon Ruth Pete was born on February 15, 1995 in San Antonio, Texas, to Holly Thomas, who raised her as a single parent until the age of 8, in the South Park neighborhood of Houston.
  7.  Her father Joseph Pete Jr., was a “full-time hustler,” who was in prison for the first eight years of her life, serving time for weapons charges, and was then released.
  8.  Her mother was a rapper under the name “Holly-Wood,” and would often take Megan with her to the recording sessions. She used to get inspired by her mom rapping, and always wanted to follow her footsteps.
  9.  Her mother, although was supportive of her interests, requested her to complete her college, and wait until 21, before taking rapping career.
  10.  Megan began to write raps at the age of 16. Her mother commented her lyrics to be too sexually suggestive for her age at that time.
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  12.  Her father passed away when she was just 15 years old, during her freshman year of high school. She often claims that her father was a strong positive influence on her, and that he has taught her not to settle for less in a relationship.
  13.  Megan attended Pearland High School graduating in 2013. She enrolled at Prairie View A&M University. During her studies at Prairie View A&M University, she started uploading videos of herself freestyling on social media.
  14.  A clip of her battling against male opponents in a "cypher" went viral, giving her a larger digital presence and following in social media.
  15.  Megan adopted the stage name "Megan Thee Stallion" because she was called a "stallion" in adolescence due to her height and thick body frame.
  16.  She often refers to her fans as “hotties” and always credits her hyperactive fan base for her early success in the music industry.
  17.  In early 2016, she auditioned to be a cast on “Love & Hip Hop: Houston,” a spin-off of the “Love & Hip Hop” franchise, which was postponed indefinitely in June 2016.
  18.  The EP “Tina Snow” was named after her alter ego, who she describes as "a more raw version" of herself, inspired by Pimp C's alter ego "Tony Snow." The EP features the single "Big Ole Freak", her first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100.
  19.  In November 2018, she became the first female rapper to be signed to the 300 Entertainment label. It was around this time that she was supposed to support Iggy Azalea on her Bad Girls Tour.
  20.  On June 20, 2019, she was announced to be one of eleven artists included in the 12th edition of XXL's "Freshman Class."
  21.  In November 2019, Time magazine placed Megan Thee Stallion on their inaugural "Time 100 Next" list.
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  23.  In January 2020, Megan Thee Stallion released the single "Diamonds" with singer Normani, for the soundtrack of the superhero film “Birds of Prey.”
  24.  The song “Savage” from her EP “Suga,” went viral on TikTok, when it was used by Keara Wilson for dance challenge, which led to millions of views and likes.
  25.  A remix featuring Beyonce was also released, eventually making the song, Megan’s first top 10 entry as well as the first chart topper in the United States.
  26.  The proceeds from the song “Savage,” went to Houston nonprofit Bread of Life which provides disaster relief for residents affected by COVID-19.
  27.  On August 2, 2019, “A Black Lady Sketch Show” premiered on HBO, in which Megan Thee Stallion's song "Hot Girl" was used in the opening title sequence.
  28.  She was featured in the Cardi B’s single “WAP,” which broke the record for the most streams for a song in its first week of release in the U.S. with 93 million, in August 2020.
  29.  Megan Thee Stallion tied with Drake with eight nominations at the 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards, including Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.
  30.  She tied with Justin Bieber as the most nominated musician at the 2020 People's Choice Awards, earning six nominations each.
  31.  In September 2020, she was featured in the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. The same month, she also received her first-ever Billboard Music Award nomination when she was nominated for Top Rap Female Artist.
  32.  At the 2020 American Music Awards, Megan Thee Stallion became the second most-nominated act of the year, with a total of five nominations.
  33.  Megan Thee Stallion Net Worth: $3.5 Million

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