Megan Thee Stallion Says Using ‘Who Shot Ya’ Sample Was Her Idea

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Megan Thee Stallion dropped her new album on Nov. 20, followers have been excited to listen to her official studio debut.

Between “Body” and “Shots Fired,” she had social media speaking about her lyrics and choreography. While “Body” is inspiring a wealth of TikTok and Instagram dance movies, “Shots Fired” caught individuals’s consideration as a result of Megan addressed the Tory Lanez incident—once more—by utilizing a well-known hip-hop beat.

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Megan Thee Stallion at American Music Awards, 2020 | ABC through Getty Images

‘Shots Fired’ flips B.I.G.’s ‘Who Shot Ya?’

In hip-hop, sampling is a part of the artwork type, and typically the best way individuals select samples or recycle previous beats is to ship a particular message. Megan Thee Stallion did that on “Shots Fired” by reviving Biggie’s basic increase bap document and taking purpose at Tory Lanez and former friend, Kelsey Nicole.

Without saying names, she went into the story about Lanez allegedly capturing her again in July, and implied Kelsey was supplied hush cash concerning the incident.

“You shot a 5’10” b*tch with a .22/Talkin’ ‘bout bones and tendons like them bullets wasn’t pellets/A p*ssy ni**a with a p*ssy gun in his emotions,” Megan raps.

With her verses punctuated by monitor that was notoriously concerned with the East Coast/West Coast feud between Biggie and Tupac, she actually had the web speaking and questioning who selected that particular beat.

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Megan Thee Stallion takes possession for ‘Who Shot Ya?’

The piano keys and the ominous tone are a part of the signature for “Who Shot Ya?” It was not accidentally that Megan Thee Stallion used it for her diss monitor on Good News. She instructed Hot 97 she was deliberate together with her “Shots Fired” lyrics.

“It comes a time where it becomes hard to be the bigger person sometimes, and at the end of the day I can’t just keep letting people walk all over me,” she defined to Ebro within the Morning.

“I can’t keep letting people take these jabs at me and I’m not gonna say nothing. It’s just not in my nature.” She added that when somebody makes it a rap beef, it’s essential to reply on wax. She stated she had the track prepared after Lanez’s launch however determined to put it aside for the brand new album.

When Ebro requested who was behind the “Who Shot Ya?” choose, Megan replied, “Me. Y’all motherf*ckers so confused. I done told y’all who shot me but y’all motherf*ckers acting like ‘We don’t know.’”

Kelsey Nicole responds with diss monitor

On the night time of Nov. 25, former bestie Kelsey Nicole launched a track of her personal utilizing Tupac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” beat. Titled “Bussin Shots,” she scolds an unnamed friend about mendacity to the D.A., the “Protect Black Women” messaging, and a intercourse tape.  

She additionally hit Instagram Live with loads to say about Megan Thee Stallion, the demise of their friendship, and questions on Megan’s integrity.

As the web analyzed her determination to launch a track, the transfer divided some followers. It additionally prompted Megan Thee Stallion to post an oblique jab on her social media account in response to Kelsey Nicole’s monitor and vent session. All of this drama is taking part in out on Twitter and Instagram.

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