Megan Thee Stallion has rightfully earned a lot of buzz over the past year. With her Tina Snow EP earning an incredible amount of acclaim, and becoming the first female artist signed to 300 — the machine that put Migos on the map — all eyes were on the 24-year-old Houston native. Thankfully, her debut studio album, Fever, lives up to the hype.
With her penchant for the sounds of hometown heroes, notably Pimp C (Tina Snow was a play on his Tony Snow moniker), she ultimately remains true to a localized vibe that definitely speaks to ….
Hip Hop needed another overly sexualized female rapper just like it needs another … well, male rapper in general. Yet, Megan Thee Stallion was able to wedge through the dozens of dolls who permeate the culture with her unabashed, liberating raps and fierce delivery that mirrors the horsepower of her physique. With her buzz at a new career-high, the Houston native has elevated her status with the release of her debut album, Fever, a relentless onslaught of ratchet gold material that culminates into a modern day street classic.
When Megan Thee Stallion's "Big Ole Freak" landed on Billboard's Hot 100 in April, it was a testament to years of viral freestyles and her devoted "hotties," whose faithful support on social media helped the song rise to mainstream recognition. The 24-year-old has been prolific--her evolution is displayed through the invention of various rap personas, such as Tina Snow, Megan Thee Stallion, and Hot Girl Meg, the turn-up queen with serious ambition on her mind. "We have so many legends and so many greats," she recently said of her hometown of Houston, Texas.