Megan Thee Stallion Talks Pimp C, Her First Show & More with Nardwuar

The Houston rapper chats about her first freestyle and also gets gifted coveted items.

Megan Thee Stallion gets the official Nardwuar interview treatment in his latest clip live from the Day N Vegas music festival. In the beginning of the video, Nardwuar gifts the Houston artist a T-shirt featuring her favorite rapper of all time, Pimp C, one half of UGK.

To kick off chatting about her music career, he asked Megan Thee Stallion who her first friend was that encouraged her to freestyle, she answers that his name was Jay. He follows this question by gifting her a Ladies of Gangster Rap CD. The CD features Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, and Gangster Boo of Three Six Mafia.

Later on in the clip, he asks her questions about her first-ever show at the Dirty Dog, a bar in Austin, Texas. She shares that she didn’t twerk a lot, she simply just rapped. She also notes that at shows in the past bras and boxers have been thrown on her, but not at her first show.

Before the video interview wraps, Nardwuar gifts Megan another coveted item, a book entitled Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip Hop. The book was published in 2018 and written by journalist Lance Scott Walker.  When asked about the old rappers and producers, she shares that DJ Screw is a favorite of hers and also notes that she has big shoes to fill.

This interview comes months after Nardwuar was honored with his own day in Vancouver.

Watch the interview below.

Robyn Mowatt

Robyn Mowatt is a Staff Writer at Okayplayer where she covers culture, music, and fashion. You can see what's on her mind on Twitter at @robyn_mowatt.

Published by
Robyn Mowatt

Recent Posts

Yasiin Bey Rocks “White Lies Matter” Shirt, Seemingly in Response to Kanye West’s Shirt

On Thursday, Black Star member Yasiin Bey wore a crewneck that read 'White Lies Matter,'… Read More

October 7, 2022

The Supreme Court Is Divided Over Andy Warhol’s Prince Portraits

On October 12, the Supreme Court will hold a hearing over Andy Warhol's portraits of… Read More

October 7, 2022

First Look Friday: DMV Rapper joony is on a Mission to Be Bigger Than Drake

For our latest First Look Friday, we kicked it with joony to discuss his latest… Read More

October 7, 2022

Outkast Gets The ‘Rockabye Baby!’ Treatment With ‘Ms. Jackson’ Lullaby [Premiere]

The minds behind Rockabye Baby have released Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Outkast dedicated to the legendary Atlanta… Read More

October 7, 2022

‘Atlanta’ Season Four, Episode Five Recap: A Tyler Perry Parody Wants To Make Van’s Daughter A TV Star

In new Atlanta episode "Work Ethic!," Van and her daughter Lottie visit the production studio… Read More

October 7, 2022

Kanye West Went on ‘Tucker Carlson’ to Talk About Everything From “White Lives Matter” to Lizzo

On Thursday night, Kanye West spoke to Fox Newshost Tucker Carlson about his 'White Lives… Read More

October 7, 2022