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This Governors Ball Music Festival transformed into a celebration of body positivity as the “Hot Girl Coach” took to the stage.

Megan thee Stallion was one of many artists performing at Citi Field for this music event, although her set came over 15 minutes later than expected. Here’s what we know about this artist and her appearance at Gov Ball 2021.

Megan Thee Stallion performs during the Governors Ball 2021 at Citi Field
Rapper and songwriter, Megan Thee Stallion, performs during the Governors Ball 2021 at Citi Field | Jason Mendez/Getty Images

Megan Thee Stallion was one of the performers at New York City’s Governors Ball Music Festival

This rapper and songwriter is the artist behind the album Good News, earning Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Performance for her uplifting and empowering songs. 

She earned millions of streams on songs like “What’s New” and “Cry Baby,” with songs like “Body” and “Thot Sh*t” becoming TikTok trends. This year, Megan the Stallion appeared at Governors Ball Music Festival, a 3-day event held at Citi Field in New York City. 

As one of the artists performing on Saturday, Sept. 25, fans crowded by the Governors Ball main stage for Megan the Stallion’s performance. Almost 20 minutes later than expected, attendees heard the “Thot Sh*t” introduction. 

Megan Thee Stallion performed songs like ‘WAP’ and ‘Savage’ at Governors Ball

Megan thee Stallion took to the stage, complete with long nails and a silver microphone. Attendance for this festival is 50,000+ each day. That means thousands of music fans listened to Megan thee Stallion perform songs like “WAP” and “What’s New.” They also stayed for empowering mini-speeches from this artist. 

“If you love your motherf*cking body, if you love your motherf*cking body, flaws and all, that is some real hot girl sh*t,” the artist said before “Body.” 

Although there were no special appearances from Beyoncé and Cardi B, this show included Megan thee Stallion’s dancers, known as the “hot girls,” who even had their own dance break to showcase some splits. 

Even festival attendees and employees of the BABE bus station were twerking along to songs like “Thot Sh*t” and “Body.” The rapper’s set lasted about an hour. 


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Other performers at Saturday’s Governors Ball include A$AP Rocky and J Balvin 

Several artists hit the Gov Ball main stage this weekend in addition to Megan thee Stallion. As one of New York’s largest music festivals, Governors Ball included Grammy-nominated artists like Post Malone and Billie Eilish as headliners. 

Other artists featured in the Saturday lineup for Governors Ball included Nation of Language, Chiiild, Charlotte Lawrence, Breeland, A R I Z O N A, King Princess, Drew Lucas + Livia O, Sarah Barrios, Mike, Muna, The Brothers Macklovich, Pink Sweats, Cordae, Big Thief, Aminé, and Phoebe Bridgers.

Fans can catch up with this rapper via social media. Music by Megan Thee Stallion, including her recently released collaboration/remix with BTS, “Butter,” is available on most major music streaming platforms.