One of the most popular artists over the past several years seems to be in the news consistently. Now, Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, who we all know as rapper Megan Thee Stallion, has penned an op-ed piece in The New York Times titled “Why I Speak Up for Black Women.” In the article, the controversial rapper—who is still riding on the charts with her appearance on Cardi B’s latest single, “W.A.P.”—states that the rallying call to “protect Black women” should not be controversial.
The hip-hop star also speaks about the importance of Black women in the upcoming elections, which is a few weeks away.
“In the weeks leading up to the election, Black women are expected once again to deliver victory for Democratic candidates. We have gone from being unable to vote legally to a highly courted voting bloc — all in little more than a century.
“Despite this and despite the way, so many have embraced messages about racial justice this year, Black women are still constantly disrespected and disregarded in so many areas of life.”
Pete does not mention music artist Tory Lanez by name in the piece but she does reference the fact that he shot her in both of her feet over the summer. Lanez…