A group of Asian American activists are trying to get female rap star Megan Thee Stallion cancelled, for using allegedly racist slurs in her rhymes, MTO News has learned.
The movement to ban Megan is picking up steam, especially since May is Asian and Pacific Islander heritage month.
It started last month, when the activists began combing through Megan's lyrics and turned up multiple times where she used the apparent anti-Asian slur "ch*ng ch*ng." MTO News learned that the activists then took to TikTok, to spread word about Megan's lyrics.
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Here is a sample of the comments on Tiktok, and across social media - which MTO News exclusively uncovered. These comments show where activists are calling out he female superstar:
Megan is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. Originally from Houston, Texas, she first garnered attention when videos of her freestyling became popular on social media platforms such as Instagram.
Megan Thee Stallion signed to 300 Entertainment in 2018 where she released the mixtape Fever (2019), the extended play Suga (2020), and her debut studio album, Good News (2020); all of which peaked in the top 10 of the Billboard 200. Her single "Savage (Remix)" featuring Beyoncé, and her feature on Cardi B's single "WAP", both released in 2020, each reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, with the latter providing Megan with her first number one in several other countries.
Throughout her career, Megan Thee Stallion has received several accolades, including two BET Awards, five BET Hip Hop Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards, a Billboard Women in Music Award, and three Grammy Awards. At the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, she became the first female hip hop artist to win Best New Artist since Lauryn Hill in 1999. In 2020, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world on their annual list.