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Meet Megan Thee Stallion: First Black Woman to Appear on the Cover of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” Issue.

Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, also known as Megan Thee Stallion, is an American rapper. She was born on February 15, 1995, and her stage name is pronounced: “Megan the Stallion.” She was born in Houston, Texas, and got noticed when videos of her freestyling went viral on social media sites like Instagram. Megan Thee Stallion signed with 300 Entertainment in 2018. She then put out the mixtape Fever (2019) and the extended play Suga (2020), both of which reached the top ten of the Billboard 200.

Her first studio album, Good News (2020), was well-received by critics and ended up on several best-of-the-year lists. She had her first and second number-one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 with a remix of “Savage” with Beyoncé and a feature on Cardi B’s “WAP.” “WAP” was also her first number-one single in several other countries and on the Billboard Global 200 chart.

 

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In 2021, she and Doja Cat were on the remix of “34+35” by Ariana Grande, which went to number two on the Billboard Hot 100. She then released her first compilation album, Something for thee Hotties, in 2021. It reached the top ten on the Billboard 200 and gave rise to the single “Thot Shit,” which reached the top twenty in the US and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance.

Megan Thee Stallion on Forbes 30 Under 30 Cover

The rapper wrote about the news in an Instagram post on Monday. She posted a series of photos from her shoot for the magazine and wrote, “First BLACK WOMAN on the cover of @forbes 30 under 30 real hot girl shit see you soon, hotties, love yall.”

 

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This year, Stallion, whose real name is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, made about $13 million from selling tickets, getting royalties, selling merchandise, and getting endorsement deals. The 27-year-old woman also did an interview for the magazine’s cover story, where she said she has no plans to slow down in her career.

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The Rapper Made the List for the First Time in 2020.

Megan Thee Stallion got on Forbes’s coveted list for the first time in 2020. She has come a long way since then, and now Time Inc. is giving her $3 million to make a documentary about her life.

 

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“I don’t just want to be known for my music. I want people to know Megan as the artist she has always wanted to be. I feel like I’ve always liked to try out a lot of different things, and I think my mom and dad taught me that,” the rapper said in an interview that went with the video.

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“I feel like my mind is like that. My mind is in a place where I can do whatever I want because nobody ever told me I couldn’t. So, now that I’m writing, directing, and acting, I feel like y’all can see that I’m not a one-dimensional person. I’m everything it says I am,” she said.

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