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Megan Thee Stallion, the comeback kid

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Megan Thee Stallion, rapper and songwriter, did her first two live virtual performances in less than a week, showing that she greatly recovered from her foot injuries and is getting back into business as usual.

Megan Pete, who goes by Megan Thee Stallion, did her first virtual concert on the Tidal platform on Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. EST. Just three days later, Pete headlined Night 2 of the “Red Rocks Unpaused” event on Sept. 2 with Lil Baby, a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia, that performed the same night.

Pete’s Tidal performance “had the production of an arena show minus the audience,” Billboard said.

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The tickets cost fans $15 and came with a subscription to Tidal, the subscription-based music platform. Live Nation produced the show and the creative direction was by JaQuel Knight, according to Billboard.

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JaQuel Knight is a choreographer who has infamously worked with Beyonce on her Coachella performances in 2018, Pitchfork said. 

This contributed to Pete’s complex performance and extensive dance moves.

“I hope y’all turning up at home hotties,” she said during “Pimpin.”

Pete referred to the Tidal performance as her “1st day back,” on Instagram.

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Similarly, Pete’s “Red Rocks Unpaused” concert was successful.

Even without a live audience, Pete managed to do a show that was “executed with the theatrical vigor of a major tour,” The New Yorker reported.

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Pete performed a slew of her hit songs like “Hot Girl Summer,” “Freak Nasty,” and “Girls in the Hood,” and strutted on stage to perform verses from songs like “RNB” by Young Dolph.

The “Pimpin” rapper “showcased her curves” and gave fans “a performance to remember,” Daily Mail UK said.

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The “Red Rocks Unpaused” event was a free, 3-day virtual festival that began on Sept. 1. This event was the “first-of-its-kind” because it was an “interactive livestream experience for fans,” according to CBS Denver.

The lineup of the show featured The Nightsweats, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sam Hunt, Brett Young, and more. The event could have been streamed on the event’s Twitter page.

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Recently, the 25-year-old Houston native has been doing well. She received the Best Hip-Hop Award for “Savage” at the recent MTV Music Video Awards on Aug. 30. 

Her song with Cardi B, “WAP” also went #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and has remained there for three charting weeks so far. The song has also been certified gold.

Pete showed she returned to making music by even posting a freestyle on Instagram on Aug. 31. In this post, she implied that fans should expect music from her in the near future by writing, “send me another pack” to her producer, Max Julian.

Moreover, Revlon announced, via an Instagram post, that Pete joined their family as the “newest brand ambassador,” on Aug. 6. 

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All this positive news comes as a relief to Pete and a signal to fans that she overcame her shooting incident. Her life and career have “been on a wild ride in recent months,” Billboard said.

Back in July, it was announced that Pete was involved in an incident where she was shot in both of her feet. She revealed it herself on Instagram on July 15. 

Pete later revealed via an Instagram Live that the shooter was Tory Lanez, even though she initially covered up the story to protect Lanez and her friends, The New Yorker said.

The shooting was “the worst experience of my life,” she said.

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M'Niyah Lynn

M’Niyah loves everything creative. She is a native New Yorker that grew up in Brooklyn and Harlem. She is also an artist with a love for drawing. M’Niyah is a fan of makeup, music and fashion. She also has a history of helping children as a camp counselor. Currently, M’Niyah is pursuing a journalism degree at Baruch College. She hopes to one day become a reporter.

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