Megan Thee Stallion landed her first Sports Illustrated cover, and it’s for the magazine’s iconic Swimsuit Issue, no less. Megan was one of three cover models chosen along with tennis star Naomi Osaka and Leyna Bloom, who is the first Black Asian trans woman on the cover. This makes Megan the first rapper to landed the coveted honor, as Beyoncé was the only other musician to grace the cover. “[Megan Thee Stallion] is a magnetic powerhouse taking the world by storm. Together these women represent three of the most powerful voices of today,” said MJ Day, Editor in Chief of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, in a press release.
For the cover shot, Megan wore a cutout beige two-piece swimsuit that’s actually from Fashion Nova. (The singer has a swimsuit collab with the retailer, so it’s not that surprising she’d wear pieces from them.) The sexy two-piece is currently on sale for $27 instead of $40. Talk about a great deal! Megan also wore a bright pink and green flower-inspired one-piece from Cult Gaia in the cover story while sitting on a beach. Check out the gorgeous photos from the magazine, which will be on sale July 22. Then, shop out the singer’s exact beige swimsuit, too.