It’s no real surprise to learn that the ad features Megan Thee Stallion, since her name is right there on screen. You’re probably reading this because you can’t quite place it.
Megan Thee Stallion is a rapper from Houston, Texas who first went viral in 2016 after a video of her competing in freestyle rap fights was posted online.
In 2020, Megan Thee Stallion made history as the first female artist to have three number one hits on the streaming charts in one calendar year. The songs were: “Savage,” which featured Beyoncé; “Body”, a single from his 2020 debut album “Good News”; and “WAP,” which she released with Cardi B and became one of the most talked about songs of the year (via New York Daily News).
Flamin’ Hot Cool Ranch Doritos isn’t the first product she’s endorsed, either. In 2020, she became a global brand ambassador for Revlon (via Elle). The following year, she signed a deal with Popeye’s that included her own franchise as well as a hot sauce, which is called “Hotties” — a nod to her nickname for her fans (via Billboard) .
Megan Thee Stallion was already one of the nation’s top rising rappers, and her new Super Bowl commercial is sure to raise her profile even further.