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Veteran rapper Trina recently sat down with Genius to share her thoughts on the fresh faces of Southern rap for their latest episode of ‘The Cosign.’

During the episode, Trina, who just recently dropped her new album, The One on June 21, gave hip-hop newcomer Megan Thee Stallion her co-sign.

“Very sexy. Very hot. Very much it. Very much feeling herself and her vibe. Confidence. Confidence is the key in this game. You have to be confident if you’re a woman,” Trina said while watching Megan’s video for her single “Realer.”

Not only did the “BAPS” rapper compliment Hot Girl Meg on her music, but she also said that she loves how Megan is environmentally conscious.

“I love that she’s eco-friendly. I love that she’s out here with the whole make sure we keep the beach and everything clean because, hello, we go to the beach. We go out. It’s trash, it’s everything. It’s nasty. All of that stuff shows a different side of her,” Trina explained.

Earlier this year, Megan Thee Stallion launched her inaugural “hottie” beach clean up effort in California, and she also announced that she’s taking her eco-friendly efforts to her hometown of Houston soon.

Megan Thee Stallion

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 22: Megan Thee Stallion performs at the Karl Kani fashion show during BET Her Presents Fashion & Beauty during the BET Experience at Los Angeles Convention Center on June 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images for BET)

During the episode, Trina touched on the fact that women rappers always have to prove themselves against their male counterparts, and she said that Megan has done just that.

“She’s hotter than some of the guys that’s out right now. Honestly, let’s be very real,” Trina said.

Trina also had an opportunity to judge other new and upcoming artists during the episode such as Da Baby, Danielle Cohn, NLE Choppa, and City Girls, among others.

City Girls

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 22: Yung Miami (L) and J.T. of musical group City Girls attend day one of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)

Although the Miami rapper really had nothing negative to say about any of the rappers, she particularly favored Megan and the City Girls who are also from Miami.

Trina admitted to being biased towards the City Girls because she was friends with Yung Miami’s mother when she was pregnant with the rapper.

“I love the City Girls, obviously. of course,” Trina said.

Trina also applauded Yung Miami for holding down the City Girls while JT is incarcerated.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 23: Yung Miami of City Girls poses in the press room at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

During the end of the segment where the “Look Back At Me” rapper summarized her thoughts, she stated that Megan gets nothing but love from her, and she also said that overall City Girls gets her “co-sign.”

“Megan Thee Stallion, I love her. She gets all ups from me. She’s the captain of the boat,” Trina said excitedly.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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