Tuesday 27th July 2021

Megan Thee Stallion makes history as the first rapper to land the cover of Sports Illustrated

Megan Thee Stallion is making history has become the first rapper to land a Sports Illustrated cover, appearing on the August issue of the 58th installment of the annual swimsuit edition, on stands Thursday.

Megan appears on the front of the magazine wearing a $40 zippered nude bikini from her new Fashion Nova swimwear collection. Megan shared the news on Instagram, saying: “Thee first female rapper on the cover of @si_swimsuit. I want to thank all the strong women in my life who inspired me to love my body and live my best hot girl life. It means the world to me to be on this cover DREAM COME TRUE!!”

Megan Thee Stallion follows Beyonce as the first music artist to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue since the former Destiny’s Child frontwoman did in 2007.

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