Houston-born Megan thee Stallion (real name Megan Pete) took a moment on Monday (October 16, 2019) to pay tribute to her dearly departed mother, Holly Thomas, who died in March 2019 from a cancerous brain tumor.
Megan posted a video of her mother on Instagram and wrote in the caption, “Damn I miss my mama, all we did was crack jokes all day 😭 she is the only person that could make me cry laughing. I be feeling so lost with out her but I try my best to keep my shit on track how she would.”
The 24-year-old Megan has had a blockbuster year that includes two singles (one of which included a Nicki Minaj feature) earning placement on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, landing a spot on XXL‘s Freshman Class cover and signing a management deal with Roc Nation.
Megan has long credited her mother, who once rapped under the moniker Holly-Wood, with teaching her everything she knows about rapping. At the time of her death, Megan wrote on Instagram, “We were together EVERYDAY, holly was my biggest cheerleader and toughest critic. she taught me enough for 2 lifetimes and if you were blessed to meet her she taught you something too. My mama is still my rock, my world and my inspiration. ima go 100x harder because I kno that’s what she would want me to do. “