Megan Thee Stallion says it “is really crucial” that rappers speak out against homophobia

Emilio Coochie

Megan Thee Stallion says there is no room in rap for homophobia, and is calling upon her fellow rappers to stand up for their LGBT+ fans.

Talking with People on Thursday, the “Body” artist was asked about the controversy surrounding DaBaby‘s remarks at Maimi’s Rolling Loud Festival last month that many deemed hateful and homophobic. Meg focused on the backlash and the resulting outpouring of support for the LGBT+ community that forced a national conversation about acceptance.

“It is about time,” the 26-year-old Grammy-winner declared. “Representation is important, and it is really crucial for us all to have compassion and acceptance of every human.”

Later in the conversation, Meg teased her upcoming project but declined to give much information about it, except for “it will be a complete shock and complete surprise.”

“I am just creating things that feel good to me right now,” she added.

The “WAP” rapper opened up about how busy she’s kept herself over the past two years and revealed how she doesn’t become overwhelmed by her rising fame and responsibilities.

“School has kept me grounded,” she said, referring to the degree in health administration that she’s currently pursuing at Texas Southern University.

Adds Meg, “I might have an amazing night but knowing I have to finish a paper, project or my homework to graduate, keeps my head on straight.”

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