‘thank you mama’ megan stallion tears up as she thanked her late mom at the bet awards
Megan stallion [photo courtesy]
byJune 28, 2021
THE 2021 BET Awards was one event to remember as mothers were also saluted during the three-hour-plus show.
Different award-winning artist took to the stage to appreciate the roles their mothers played in their music career and their lives in general.
For Megan stallion it wasn't different, she gave credit credit to her late mother for pushing her to become a female rapper. While accepting the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the 2021 BET Awards Sunday night, the rapper held back tears as she thanked her mother who passed way in 2019.
"I think highly of all the women nominated in this category. Everybody knows I am a girl's girl, and I just want to say, thank you mama .Thank you mama for even putting it in me to want to be a female rapper and putting the work ethic inside of me and the drive and the push."
"She can't be here with me today, but I still think about her everyday and she is the reason why I keep going," she added. "I just want to say thank you to all the women who support me, because it's really appreciated."
Before taking home the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist, Megan and Cardi B won the award for Video of the Year for their hit, "WAP."
Earlier in the evening, the "Body" rapper brought the heat when she took the stage at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to perform her already iconic track, "Thot Sh*t."