Megan Thee Stallion did triple duty as host, artist and live-in hot girl on “Saturday Night Live.”
The 27-year-old rapper, who previously served as musical guest in the season 46 premiere in 2020, took the stage at Studio 8H with a few of her catchphrases, alter egos and lyrics in tow for her “SNL” hosting debut.
Megan Thee Stallion wore a sheer black dress topped with a corset for her monologue, in honor of her graduation from Texas Southern University last December.
Fans may know her as Tina Snow, Suga, or Hot Girl Meg, but she joked that after touring and making a record while finishing college, she’s now “Megan Thee (girl) that need some sleep.”
“I got my health administration degree because I’ve always wanted to help the people in my community,” said the rapper “Hot Girl Summer”. “I believe it’s important to have a sharp mind and a sharp body ody-ody.”
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She channeled that diploma in her first sketch of the night: “Hot Girl Hospital,” where three everyday heroes perk up the community “one dusty chick at a time.”
With Punkie Johnson and Ego Nwodim as co-nurses, Megan Thee Stallion chats at her “Hot Girl Hospital” about her upcoming “weave oplasty followed by an emergency twerk exam,” thanks NBA star Draymond Green for funding the project. hospital as part of his post-fight community service and helps a patient (Heidi Gardner) transform from “basic” to brand new, complete with a BBL, tight pink dress and long blonde wig.
“When life is on the line, these are the three women who answer the call, say something rude and then hang up,” the voiceover says.
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Megan Thee Stallion kicked off her first performance of the evening with ‘Anxiety’, from her second album ‘Traumazine’.
In a red Jessica Rabbit-esque dress and a “Miss Anxiety” sash, the rapper channeled the pageant world as she rapped about naughty girls who “have bad days too” surrounded by her crown-wearing backup dancers who also wore sashes. as Ms Overworked, Ms Underpaid, Ms Overlooked, Ms Overwhelmed and Ms Insecure. An emotional Megan Thee Stallion enveloped the performance with tears in her eyes and a big smile on her face.
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Her second performance, a medley of “NDA” and “Plan B,” showcased a different version of the rapper. In a combination of a black corset top and cut-out jeans, topped off with sunglasses and a large Cuban link necklace, Megan dominated the stage with a confident flow and powerful presence.