Megan Thee Stallion was a particular spotlight of Coachella 2022’s first weekend. She was additionally a notable presence for a minimum of one Chinese language censor, who had a tough time correctly obscuring Meg’s efficiency of “WAP.”
As The Hollywood Reporter notes, customers on Chinese language social media and messaging app WeChat have been illegally livestreaming the pageant this previous weekend, all whereas censors tried their greatest to obscure moments that violated, because the publication put it, “China’s more and more moralistic censorship guidelines.” A video that surfaced on social media confirmed a WeChat censor having a very onerous time with Meg performing “WAP.” Within the clip, a small black rectangle flies across the display making an attempt to cowl the butts of Megan and her dancers, which have been largely uncovered by their revealing outfits.
Uproxx’s Aaron Williams was at Coachella and in his recap of the pageant’s second day, he famous of Meg’s efficiency, “One other big crowd that centered extra on having enjoyable than pushing ahead was the one for Megan Thee Stallion, who preceded day two’s nearer, Billie Eilish. Like 21 [Savage], her set was a briskly-paced showcase for a few of her greater hits. In contrast to his, hers included a wardrobe change to a mini-DJ set of a few of her mixtape favorites. Her set additionally included a confrontational new observe that appeared to take some verbal jabs at a male antagonist — one thing that’s positive to have followers buzzing for the subsequent few days.”
Megan Thee Stallion is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an impartial subsidiary of Warner Music Group.