5 things for Houstonians to know for Monday, March 15
Tomball City Manager dies in single-vehicle crash in Waller CountyTomball City Manager Rob Hauck died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash in Waller County, according to a release from the Tomball Police Department. Hauck had been selected as Tomball’s City Manager in 2018. Houston Texans make 2 trades SundayNew Texans General Manager Nick Caserio had a busy Sunday, completing two trades. AdAccording to multiple reports, the Houston Texans traded linebacker Benardrick McKinney to the Miami Dolphins for pass-rusher Shaq Lawson and a swap of late-round picks. Beyoncé, Megan thee Stallion show out for Houston at the GrammysBeyoncé and Megan thee Stallion came to the Grammys to collect.
Beyoncé, Megan thee Stallion show out for Houston at the Grammys
Beyonce, left, and Megan Thee Stallion accept the award for best rap song for "Savage" at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, March 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)HOUSTON – Beyoncé and Megan thee Stallion came to the Grammys to collect. Megan thee Stallion, a 26-year-old Houston rapper, received the first televised Grammy Sunday night for best new artist, the first female rapper to win the honor since Lauryn Hill in 1999. I want to say thank you for always being with me, being by my side. #GRAMMYs — Hugh McIntyre (@PopBangHugh) March 14, 2021this beyonce and megan thee stallion interaction 🥺🥺🥺pic.twitter.com/8MGiqxS81Q — christianˣ (@UNGODLYERA) March 15, 2021blue ivy winning a grammy is 100% what we all needed on this sunday afternoon — Scott Hoying (@scotthoying) March 14, 2021
Houston rapper Megan thee Stallion set to release debut album, ‘Good News’
HOUSTON – After a headline-making, chart-topping year, Megan thee Stallion is delivering more good news. The Houston rapper announced Thursday that her debut album, “Good News,” drops on Nov. 20. “Hotties, I first want to say thank you for riding with me, growing with me, and staying down with me since my first mixtape Rich Ratchet!” Megan the Stallion wrote on Instagram. Over the past year, Pete has been vocal about protecting Black women. “The issue is even more intense for Black women, who struggle against stereotypes and are seen as angry or threatening when we try to stand up for ourselves and our sisters.
Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion to give away two $10K scholarships to 2 women of color
HOUSTON – Houston Rapper Megan Thee Stallion announced Thursday on social media that she plans to give away two $10,000 scholarships. Hold on y’all crashed the website lol one sec 🙏🏾 — HOT GIRL MEG (@theestallion) October 8, 2020The site will be back up in a few minutes and it is a GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIP so hot girls from all over the world can apply 🔥🔥🔥 — HOT GIRL MEG (@theestallion) October 8, 2020The Don’t Stop scholarship fund was named after her recent song featuring rapper Young Thug. READ: Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion named one of the most influential people of 2020Megan isn’t the only Houston native in the hip-hop world feeling generous, Houston rapper Travis Scott also recently announced that he is offering to pay tuition of five students who currently attend historically black colleges. READ: Houston rapper Travis Scott offers to pay tuition for 5 HBCU students on TwitterScott said he plans to cover tuition for the students' first semesters. After making the announcement, he revealed that his mother attended Grambling State University and his father attended Prairie View A&M University, which are both historically black colleges and universities.
Houston rapper Megan thee Stallion partnering with Fashion Nova on new clothing line
HOUSTON – Houston rapper and TSU student Megan thee Stallion revealed she is creating a line of jeans for women like herself. In a recent post, a fan asked the rapper what size jeans does she wear in Fashion Nova jeans. Megan thee Stallion replied that she wears an 11, but "it's a real gamble with the length." Then, Megan revealed that she has a new project in the works with Fashion Nova, an American-based fast fashion retail brand. In early 2018, Megan thee Stallion signed with 1501 Certified Entertainment, a Houston-based independent label owned by former baseball player Carl Crawford.