Megan Thee Stallion forced to cancel last-minute Atlanta tour stop

Atlanta, Georgia

Megan Thee Stallion had no choice but to cut short the first of her two Hot Girl Summer tours planned in Atlanta this weekend.

Just an hour before the doors opened for her concert at State Farm Arena on Friday (May 31), the 29-year-old posted a statement on X (formerly Twitter) to inform attendees that she would no longer be taking the stage this that evening. due to several damaged pipelines across the city.

“Unfortunately, we will have to postpone tonight’s show at State Farm Arena due to the massive water main break the city of Atlanta is experiencing,” she wrote.

“I’m extremely disappointed because I had a huge surprise for the Hotties tonight, but we will follow the Mayor’s protocol. Tonight’s show is postponed to THIS SUNDAY, June 2, 2024.”

The venue also released a statement to inform fans that their Friday tickets will be honored on the new date and that the show scheduled for Saturday night will go on as scheduled.

“Due to unfortunate water main breaks in the city today, Megan Thee Stallion’s show scheduled for tonight at State Farm Arena has been postponed to Sunday, June 2. Tickets purchased for tonight’s show will be automatically honored for Sunday,” we can read.

“The Megan Thee Stallion concert for Saturday, June 1st is currently scheduled. State Farm Arena and Live Nation are in communication with the City of Atlanta and Department of Watershed Management offices. We will keep fans informed with any updates on this weekend’s performances. We encourage customers to check State Farm Arena’s social media pages for the most up-to-date information.

Additionally, the Texas native recently gave some insight into the story behind her hit “Hiss.” In an interview with The Official which was released in late May, she opened up about how she came up with the song and what it means to her looking back.

“I had absolutely no idea it was going to do all this!” she began, talking about her immediate success. “I had no idea this was going to happen. I had been holding back my feelings for a while. I felt like everyone was kicking me when I was down.

“It was nice to finally be able to just talk because I was in a place where I was so depressed and I didn’t want to do anything that would disrupt any sort of peace. I felt like, Oh, Megan Thee Stallion, everyone hates you right now. Don’t say a word. Shut up.”

She continued: “I felt so bad every day. It was such a difficult place to come out of. I don’t even want to care who hates me, really. What I should my focus is on the love I receive. That’s what I’m trying to improve on now. Not everything will always be great. If I have to be there for the cheers, I have to be there for the boos. »

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She also spoke about the difficult expectations placed on female rappers.

“For female rappers, there’s a line that you shouldn’t cross,” she said. “You want to be Miss Congeniality. You want to be liked by everyone. You want to be the baddest, you want to be the best, but you want to do it the right way.

She added: “I had to learn that there is no right way. Whoever you are, be that. If you’re crazy, be crazy. If you’re nice, be nice. If you mean, be mean. If you’re sad, be sad. Whatever your path, be it. Be your real true self.