Megan Thee Stallion’s “Cobra” Video Becomes 2023’s Biggest YouTube Debut in 24 Hours for Solo Female Hip-Hop Artist

The Houston Hottie released the song on Friday and it has already been streamed over 1.04 million times on Spotify in 24 hours.

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Megan Thee Stallion has earned another huge accolade in her career as her new video for "Cobra" became the biggest YouTube debut in 24 hours for any solo female hip-hop artist this year.

The Douglas Bernardt-directed video was unleashed at midnight on Friday, and it racked up over 2.15 million views in 24 hours, surpassing Doja Cat's "Demons," which clocked in 2.01 million views, and Ice Spice's "Deli," which garnered over 1.85 million views. The song itself also brought in 1.04 million streams on Spotify in 24 hours. 

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The song marked Megan's first independent release under her new music and entertainment company, Hot Girl Productions. The song has been the topic of conversation on social media thanks to a few choice lyrics that fans think were aimed at her ex-boyfriend, Pardison Fontaine

In the explosive second verse of her new single, she recalls the moment she caught a partner cheating: "Pulled up, caught him cheatin'/ Gettin' his d*ck sucked in the same spot I'm sleepin'."

The rapper confirmed her relationship with Pardi in 2021, and the pair dated for over two years before breaking up in 2023. Neither side has officially confirmed the split, but a clip of Pardi performing a spoken word poem went viral, and people assumed it was about his ex. 

Meg also shared a few rhymes about dealing with depression on the track: "At night, I'm sittin' in a dark room thinkin'/ Probably why I always end up drinkin'/ Yes, I'm very depressed/ How can somebody so blessed wanna slit they wrist?"

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