New Megan Thee Stallion track Otaku Hot Girl appears to sample from Jujutsu Kaisen anime, despite some hurdles from MAPPA

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For years now, Megan Thee Stallion has been vying for the title of Queen of the Weebs, and she or he could have lastly managed to solidify her declare right this moment as her new album Megan drops. Included amongst the tracks is Otaku Sizzling Woman, which contains a pattern from a well-liked anime that required the Grammy-winning artist to leap by means of “eight million hoops” to get permission to make use of.

On June 26, 2024, Thee Stallion spoke to followers on an Instagram dwell broadcast shortly earlier than the Dallas present on her Sizzling Woman Summer season tour concerning the difficulties. Being cautious to not identify the studio and even the anime she received the pattern from, Megan mentioned that she initially recorded the monitor months in the past and, after going forwards and backwards with the anime studio, thought that they’d the whole lot locked down to permit her to make use of the pattern. Nevertheless, they apparently had considerations concerning the lyrics within the track.

The studio’s necessities for permitting Megan Thee Stallion to make use of the pattern weren’t simply confined to altering the lyrics. Additionally they mentioned that if she shot a video for the track, she couldn’t cosplay any characters from the present. Nevertheless, their most tough requirement got here simply days earlier than the brand new album got here out. Two days earlier than Megan’s launch on June 28, the studio despatched her an e-mail saying that she needed to take away any character names from the track Otaku Sizzling Woman, one thing that was a tall order contemplating bodily copies would have already been shipped to shops.

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“Take out the names of the characters that within the present?!” Megan Thee Stallion screamed as she was preparing for her Dallas efficiency. “That’s the entire track! That makes the track make sense!”

The answer was that she needed to rewrite the track, rush to a makeshift studio they’d arrange on the Dallas venue, and file the vocals for the monitor. Which she did as a result of she wished to make use of the pattern “actual dangerous.”

So which anime and which studio are on the coronary heart of Megan Thee Stallion’s Otaku Sizzling Woman monitor? She nonetheless hasn’t formally confirmed it, however keen-eared followers have seen a beat within the background that’s suspiciously much like the advert bumper for Jujutsu Kaisen season two, which might imply that Otaku Sizzling Woman samples the favored anime by MAPPA. It additionally opens up with the English voice actor for protagonist Itadori, Adam McArthur, riffing on the character’s desire in ladies, saying, “I like a tall girl with a pleasant, large ass. Simply sayin’. Like Grammy-winner Megan Thee Stallion.”

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Nevertheless, there are nonetheless a number of references to Jujutsu Kaisen characters within the lyrics to Otaku Sizzling Woman as it’s at present streaming on websites like Spotify, together with the chorus that claims, “Can’t contact me like Gojo / Look good in all my pictures” so there’s some confusion about what Megan Thee Stallion meant by MAPPA making her take away character names from the monitor. They might have solely made her take away them in some contexts or refused to let her use sure characters.

In fact, this isn’t the primary time that Megan Thee Stallion has confirmed to be an enormous anime fan. Through the Sizzling Woman Summer season tour’s Detroit present, two cosplayers dressed as Gojo and Sakuna twerked like execs on stage with the rapper.

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