Fans are celebrating Megan Thee Stallion and Dua Lipa’s collaboration on ‘Sweetest Pie.’ The video titled Garden of Eden meets seduction, freedom, empowerment, and detailed, sometimes terrifying visuals. From the middle fingers poking out in front of Megan’s eyes to a spider crawling under the skin of Dua’s face, the ladies definitely delivered spooky vibes along with stunning images of the female body. On release day, Megan gave some insight into the inspiration behind the three-and-a-half minute video.
The inspiration behind the ‘sweetest cake’
“I see that #SweetestPie video scares some people or scares them a little… lol MISSION HAS BEEN,” wrote Megan on Twitter. “How many times have I had to say that I love horror/fantasy movies.”
In response to Megan’s tweet, a Twitter user listed as @TheeRandyReport challenged her explanation.
“Megan, can you be honest. The video is meant to spread a lot of meaning. The word Dua literally means a spider demon, yall is a witch, and it’s the damn apocalypse,” wrote @TheeRandyReport. “You could say this is like Hansel & Gretel but it’s not a scary movie. This is demon worship. “
Megan provides users with some additional clarity by talking about the intended symbolism.
“The symbolism of the video is that when men come to me, I eat them every time and even if you go on, your witches attack women for whatever reason. stronger than ever,” replied Megan.
She also said that ‘The sweetest cake’ is about “Girls have fun and tease boys a bit” in an interview.
Stats on Stats for ‘Best Cake’
Less than 48 hours after the release of the track’s music video on March 11, the stats were up. According to Chart Data, ‘Sweetest Pie’ earned the title, “The #1 Trending Music Video on YouTube Worldwide” a few hours after its release. As of Saturday night, it’s still trending at #2. The track also hits number one on US iTunes. Not only that, but the song by Megan and Dua Lipa earned the “biggest debut for a song by a female lead artist on the global Spotify chart” in 2022, each Graph Data.
– chart data (@chartdata) March 12, 2022
How did the collaboration go?
Megan told Zane Lowe on Apple Music about her collaboration with Dua Lipa.
“I want people to make mashups of my and Dua’s songs and I’m like ‘no, this sounds great, it’s like we have to make a song,'” Megan said in a preview clip of the interview. posted on her Instagram page. “I said ‘Dua like I really want us to do a song, but I have to find the right beat because it has to be perfect.’ So I didn’t just send her without any tracks like I waited until I got the perfect one. And I feel like we’ve both come to a mutual agreement that it’s awesome and now we’ve got ‘The Sweetest Pie.’
Megan’s next album
Megan also revealed that she plans to include the Hotties in her personal business in her next project.
“On my next album, my fans can certainly expect a story, many sides of me or a lot of how I feel about things that are happening to me or have happened to me. . And I feel like I’ve never really opened up to music too much, because I don’t like people who are in my business, but this is the first album I definitely want to put what’s interesting in the music. its business. ”
– TINA SWEET (@theestallion) March 12, 2022
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