Megan Thee Stallion is one of the most popular female rappers in the Hip-Hop world right now. She won four Grammys at this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony and it seems the rapper is just getting started.
The rapper is also incredibly successful as she made it into Time magazine’s 100 most influential list last year and also collaborated with the likes of Beyoncé, Cardi B and many more.
While speaking to Tyra Banks, Megan Thee Stallion revealed that she wanted to pursue a career in the rapping world as her mother was also a rapper. Stallion admitted that she didn’t tell her mother about her aspirations for a long time.
“My mom was a rapper. She didn’t know I wanted to be a rapper, but I would literally watch her in the studio all day.
“I’m like, ‘This lady is everything.’ I didn’t want to tell her that I could rap until I was eighteen. I wanted to be perfect to her.” As Megan continued to hone her Rap skills, the teen enrolled in college because her grandmother, who was a teacher, wanted to make sure she continued her education.
“I was like, ‘Okay, I’ve probably held this secret in long enough. I started going to the studio by myself…I didn’t want [my mom] to shut me down. I didn’t want her to say, ‘You’re not serious about this.
“I was like, ‘Okay, Mama. Don’t whoop me, but I’m about to curse, okay?’ So, I started going off and I’m cursing.”
Megan Thee Stallion’s mother passed away in March 2019 after battling cancer, but she will always remember just how much her mother helped Stallion in becoming the superstar rapper that Stallion is now.