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Count on Saweetie to always keep it icy and she's taking her Saweetie McDonald's Meal further. She adds a little dessert to her collab by celebrating with brand new merch. The pieces will be available for a limited time and prices start at $18. Featured are hoodies, a crewneck, a pair of t-shirt designs, a fanny pack, joggers, shorts, a trucker hat, and more. You can only order this sweet collection through icybysaweetie.com so don't miss out!

“Now ya’ll know I stay dipped in the latest fashion, so it was only right I drop some icy merch to celebrate my McDonald’s collab,” Saweetie said in a press release. “There are so many oversized pieces that I love, like my favorites: the Saweetie ’N Sour Hoodie and Fry Tees.”

Saweetie x McDonald's The Saweetie Meal T-Shirt
Courtesy of icybysaweetie.com
Saweetie x McDonald's Collection The Saweetie Meal Shorts
Courtesy of icybysaweetie.com

The iced-out streetwear collection features unisex items inspired by Saweetie's love of air brush. The collection has more than 10 vibrant and pastel-colored designs symbolize some of her favorite things – a volleyball for her love of sports, palm trees as a nod to her West Coast roots, and of course her go-to McDonald's meal, including her signature Saweetie 'N Sour sauce. 

Saweetie x McDonald's Collection The Saweetie Meal Sweater
Courtesy of icybysaweetie.com

Still haven't tried the Saweetie Meal? MYX got you! Enter To Win $500 Icy Shopping Spree Gift Card or $100 McDonald's Arch Card to treat yourself, friends and family like Saweetie does! You have until September 5th to enter the MYX sweepstakes by posting a photo of you at a local McDonald’s OR a photo of you with The Saweetie Meal on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags #TheSaweetieMeal #MYXSweepstakes, tagging @MYXGlobal on Instagram or @MYXglobal on Twitter. No purchase is required. Read all the details!

If you're curious what's in the Saweetie Meal, it features a Big Mac®, 4-piece Chicken McNuggets®, medium World Famous Fries®, a medium Sprite®, Tangy BBQ Sauce and “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce – the same Sweet ‘N Sour sauce you know and love, re-named in honor of the new meal. Mix and match however you like and show us how you get your grub on!

Cover Photo Credit: McDonald's Facebook

Enter to win a $500 Gift Card for an “Icy” shopping spree or $100 McDonald’s Arch Card to treat yourself, friends and family like Saweetie does!

HOW TO ENTER:

Starting August 9 to September 5, enter to win a MYX Sweepstakes by posting a photo of you at a local McDonald’s OR a photo of you with The Saweetie Meal on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags #TheSaweetieMeal #MYXSweepstakes, tagging @MYXGlobal on Instagram or @MYXglobal on Twitter. No purchase is required.

-6 Lucky winner(s) will randomly selected to win:

$500 Gift card for an “Icy” shopping spree/day (1 winner) A.$100 McDonald’s Arch Card to treat their friends/family like Saweetie typically does (5 winners)

See below to see full sweepstakes rules.

MYX SAWEETIE MEAL SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Important: Please read these Official Rules before participating in this promotion. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrant (“You”; “Entrant”) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. The Entrant agrees to release Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter completely of all liability in relation to their participation in the Promotion.

  1. : The MYX SAWEETIE MEAL Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by ABS-CBN International (“Sponsor”) and begins at 6:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) on August 17, 2021, and ends at 10:00 PM PT on September 5, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Step 1: Entrant to go to a local McDonald’s and take a photo or video inside the McDonald’s with or without the Saweetie Meal. No purchase is necessary.

Step 2: Entrant must log on to the Instagram or Twitter app and upload the photo or video to their social media feed with the hashtags #thesaweetiemeal and #sweepstakes, tagging @MYXglobal.

Step 3: Strictly public photos or videos only, those set in private mode will be disqualified.

Limit one (1) Entry per person throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

(Total ARV of US$1,000)

Entries will not be acknowledged and/or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar Entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, promotion Entry services to create fraudulent email addresses, and/or identities) will void all Entries by that entrant. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Entry will be deemed the Entrant. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder associated with the Entry.

Entrants/Winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Released Parties from and against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused) arising out of participation and/or acceptance/use of prize, and agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which are final. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winners list, unless prohibited by law.

NOTICE: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APP OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

The Released Parties are not responsible for faulty, incorrect, undeliverable or mistranscribed phone/email transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer, phone or Device related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes; or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in their sole discretion. In the event of termination, a notice will be posted online, and the drawing will be conducted from among all eligible Entries received prior to termination.  

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes without notice, if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, any acts of God, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor.  The Prize may or may not be awarded, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

  1. Any personal information that an Entrant provides in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be used by Sponsor to administer this Sweepstakes, contact Entrants, and for the other purposes set forth in the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at https://myx.global/privacypolicy. Sponsors’ Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated by reference into these Official Rules and applies to the applicable Entries. 
  1. Winners will be identified on Sponsor’s website. To obtain a copy of the Winners’ names, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: MYX SAWEETIE MEAL Sweepstakes 432 N Canal S., Unit 21, South San Francisco CA 94080.
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Date: August 17, 2021


Saweetie announced on her Instagram today, "IT’S HERE !!! ?❄️ Introducing The Saweetie Meal @mcdonalds" ❄? #IKDR

Check out the new photos she posted from the colab below and pick up your own Saweetie Meal, you can order from a delivery app or in person at participating McDonald's.

Summer is about to get icy as McDonald’s and platinum artist Saweetie team up to bring her favorite order to fans nationwide.

You can order the meal here on the McDonald's app starting August 9.

Starting Aug. 9, everyone can order The Saweetie Meal, which features a Big Mac®, 4-piece Chicken McNuggets®, medium World Famous Fries®, a medium Sprite®, Tangy BBQ Sauce and “Saweetie ‘N Sour” sauce – the same Sweet ‘N Sour sauce you know and love, re-named in honor of the new meal.

If you know Saweetie, you know she likes to put her own spin on all her favorite foods to create unique combinations and flavors. And so can McDonald’s fans... simply order the Saweetie Mealand $ try remixing it in one of these four tasty ways on your own, just like she does.

-Fries can be more than a side. Add a little crispiness to your Big Mac when you top it with some fries.

-If it’s a dip, it’s also a topping. Top your World FamousFries with Chicken McNuggets... what could be a better combo?

-Anything can be a sandwich. Chicken McNuggets + Big Mac buns = Chicken McNugget sandwich.

-Seriously, anything. But you don’t need buns. Put the best fries in the world between two fresh Big Mac patties for a new kind of sandwich.

… And no matter how you mix it up, don’t forget to add the Saweetie ‘N Sour and Tangy BBQ sauces.

Saweetie is the latest chart-topping artist to be featured on McDonald’s menu since the Famous Orders program kicked off last year. Like so many fans who have their own menu hacks, her combinations bring a creative twist to McDonald’s iconic food.

“McDonald’s and I run deep – from growing up back in Hayward, California, all through my college days – so I had to bring my icy gang in on my all-time favorites,” said Saweetie. “Depending on the mood I'm in, there are so many ways to enjoy my order. I like to keep things fresh – I know that’s right.”

Since first hitting the scene with her viral single My Type, Saweetie has quickly become one of the most sought-after hip-hop artists. And in true Saweetie fashion, she’s not just mixing up her go-to order... her meal will also be served in icy new packaging inspired by her one-of-a-kind style.

“We’re thrilled to team up with Saweetie, a true brand fan who puts her own spin on everything she touches across music, fashion, beauty and culture,” said Morgan Flatley, Chief Marketing and Digital Customer Experience Officer, McDonald’s USA. “And now she’s brought that spark and creativity to her signature McDonald’s order by celebrating her love for our food and passion for mixing things up.”

Watch an exclusive MYX interview with Saweetie about the colab below:

So starting Aug. 9, grab your Best Friend, turn up the music, and swing by McDonald’s to grab Saweetie’s order. The meal will be available in the U.S. in-restaurant, through McDelivery, and on the McDonald’s app using contactless mobile order and pay. And, through MyMcDonald’s Rewards*, you can now earn points on every dollar you spend at McDonald’s – unlocking different delicious rewards across the menu. 

Stay tuned for some more saweet(ie) surprises from McDonald’s and Saweetie over the coming weeks!

*Program available only at participating McDonald’s in the local area. Refer to MyMcDonald's Program Terms for details. Excludes delivery. McD App download and registration required.

Check out this week's MYX News Hot List below:

  1. MYX Music: BGYO, SB19, AJ in Concert - TFC and MYX have partnered with the San Francisco Philippine Consulate for Kalayaan 2021, featuring BGYO, SB19, and AJ Rafael!
  2. MYX Lifestyle: Celebrating BTS - BTS and McDonald's collaborated for a special limited-time-only meal!
  3. MYX Lifestyle: Saweetie gets Icy on Vogue, Complex, Nascar - Rapper Saweetie is this month's cover of Teen Vogue and Complex!
  4. MYX Music: H.E.R drops #BOMM album - After 4 Grammys and an Oscar, H.E.R has finally released her debut album!
  5. MYX Music: Guapdad 4000, !llmind Go Deluxe with Rick Ross - Guapdad 4000 and !llmind have just released the album, 1176.

McDonald’s is continuing to celebrate the beautifully diverse Asian Pacific American community. They're introducing #WeAreAPA – a digital photo series spotlighting the roles less traveled by Asian Pacific Americans. This new series is in partnership with Dear Asian Americans (DAA) podcast and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM). They look at seven inspirational people and their stories. Included are two Filipino-Americans Mike Magpayo and Georgina Pazcoguin.

Mike Magpayo – he's the current head basketball coach of University of California, Riverside, and the first-ever Asian American Division 1 basketball head coach

Georgina Pazcoguin – a half-Filipina New York City Ballet dancer who is leading the charge to remove "yellow face" in ballet

“Every day at McDonald’s, we strive to uplift the communities of which we are a part... we’re honored to amplify these powerful stories that showcase the diversity and strength of our community.”

Jimmy Ferguson, an Austin, TX McDonald’s franchisee and chair of the Asian McDonald’s Operators Association (AMOA)

Other trailblazers' stories who are spotlighted include:

Up to three stories will be featured weekly on DAA’s Instagram throughout May, while CAAM’s social channels will post select content throughout May. Each feature will include a set of portraits that represent their story, and a complementary interview that will highlight life lessons and what it means to them to be APA today.

Photo Courtesy: Georgina Pazcoguin Facebook

“We’re excited to partner with McDonald’s to tell seven stories of perseverance that will inspire others and also show the strength of the APA community.”

Jerry Won, founder and host of Dear Asian Americans

Independent photojournalists Eric Lee and Emanuel Hahn, whose work has been featured in major national publications, captured each person and their story. Lee and Hahn’s personal ties to the APA community provided an authentic point of view that aided in capturing the complexity of each story.

As a company that serves diverse communities, McDonald’s is committed to celebrating and bringing awareness to important moments that reflect the communities we serve. McDonald’s has previously celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with APA Legacy, a series of public service announcements highlighting Asian-American changemakers, that aired nationally for more than seven years.

About McDonald’s USA Community Efforts
The McDonald’s #WeAreAPA is just one of many company initiatives created to connect with the communities McDonald’s serves. These efforts also include hosting webinars such as Classroom Convos, which focus on topics currently impacting Asian and Pacific Islander American students, the HACER® Education Tour, which provides information to navigate the college application process, the Black & Positively Golden Mentors Program, which pairs industry leaders with up-and-coming changemakers in the same fields, and the Archways to Opportunity program for restaurant crew which provides educational resources to eligible employees at participating U.S. restaurants. Together, with franchisees, we are creating opportunities to feed and foster our communities. 

About McDonald’s USA
McDonald’s USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to nearly 25 million customers every day. Ninety-five percent of McDonald’s 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Cover Photo Courtesy: IW Group Agency

MYX got our hands on the @McDonald’s exclusive Crispy Chicken Sandwich merch that is SOLD OUT! But don’t worry, we gotchu, we will be giving away a merch set to one of our MYXers in the continental United States to one lucky winner.

McDonald's gave fans access an early taste of the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich with a limited-edition capsule, available exclusively at CHKNDrop.com.

So, what’s the hype behind this tasty release? Here’s what you’re going to get:

To win the SOLD OUT exclusive merch, fill out the form below and let us know which Crispy Chicken Sandwich is your favorite and why. The winner will be chosen at random by 3/5 at 11:59pm.

McDonald's types of Crispy Chicken Sandwiches.
McDonalds

No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes only valid February 26, 2021 - March 5, 2021. Merch giveaway prize consists of one McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich drop. Sweeps open to U.S. residents only with valid U.S. mailing address. One (1) winner will be selected at random and will be notified by email from sweeps staff of their selection as a winner. Winner has 3 business days to respond to direct message with U.S. mailing address in order to receive prize, after which, sweeps staff reserves right to select replacement winner.

McDonald's is also teaming up with DoorDash offering a FREE Crispy Chicken Sandwich on McDelivery with orders of $15 or more, 3/1-3/7. Place your order here on DoorDash or the app.

McDelivery available at participating McDonald’s. Prices may be higher than at restaurants. Offer valid in US only through 3/7/21 on orders with min. subtotal greater than $15 while supplies last. Use code CRISPY. Limit 1 per person. Delivery and service fees apply. Terms apply: drd.sh/qnAXuU

You can grab the Crispy Chicken Sandwich that inspired it all now via carry-out, Drive Thru, the McDonald’s app or McDelivery. And be sure to stay tuned for more ways they are celebrating crave-worthy chicken options at McDonald’s all year long.

About McDonald’s USA’s Chicken Journey
For decades, customers have enjoyed fan-favorite chicken offerings at McDonald’s like our iconic Chicken McNuggets and the McChicken sandwich. Today, demand for craveable chicken options is greater than ever before, and McDonald’s continues to introduce delicious new menu items and flavor profiles – from bringing Chicken McGriddles and the McChicken Biscuit sandwich to our breakfast menus nationally, to introducing popular limited-time offerings like our Spicy Chicken McNuggets with Mighty Hot Sauce. The new Crispy Chicken Sandwich lineup marks the latest step in our ongoing journey to deliver great-tasting chicken to our customers.

Respiratory therapist, Christian Cruz showed appreciation for his hardworking colleagues with a gift of arch cards in partnership with MYX, & TFC that could be redeemed for "Thank You Meals" at their local McDonald's. Pictured in the photo is Christian alongside Veralyn Benitez, Magda Martin-Leli, Jackie Deharo, Paul Has & Mirabel Sabugo.

Christian was also featured in TFC's "Heroes Without Capes" commercial that aired when quarantine first began in April 2020 that featured H.E.R., Saweetie, Jo Koy & Apl.de.ap thanking the frontline workers for their hard work:

Sending a sign of appreciation to the hardworking health care team in La Mirada, CA including Patrick Sanchez, Maurice Pham, John Maryland and Bobbie Ledesma.

Respiratory therapist, Rich Jimenez greeted his team with arch cards from him in partnership with MYX, TFC & McDonald's before sharing them with his family of twin boys.

The boys will be enjoying Happy Meals on their Winter Break from their first year of Kindergarten in Walnut, CA.

For more info, visit myx.global/frontliners.

Singer / Songwriter Russell Reyes in Chicago, IL was a special guest on Heavy Rotation this week where he talked about his upcoming MYXTAPE concert and played a game of song roulette LIVE on kumu & Twitch that aired on myxRADIO on Dash Radio. Prior to his interview, he chose his personal frontline healthcare worker of the day as a sign of appreciation for their hard work as apart of the MYX & TFC "Salamat Meals" program. Each frontliner is awarded 5 McDonald's arch cards to be redeemed for a "Thank You" meal for themselves and their family. Russell chose his cousin Cheska, an RN, as the recipient.

Watch the full interview below:

Watch a clip of Russell Reyes & Justin De La Cruz' MYXTAPE LIVE on StageIt below:

Singer / Songwriter / Radio Host Dannieboi living in Manila, PH but originally from the Bay Area, CA was a special guest on MYX this week where he interviewed popular Filipina artist, Claudia Barretto on kumu & Twitch that aired on myxRADIO on Dash Radio.

After his show, he chose his personal San Francisco based frontline healthcare workers of the day as a sign of appreciation for their hard work as apart of the MYX & TFC "Salamat Meals" program. Each frontliner was awarded 5 McDonald's arch cards to be redeemed for a "Thank You" meal for themselves and their family.

For more info, visit: myx.global/frontliners

Filipino nurse who oversees frontline workers in one of the first Bay Area counties to get hit by the coronavirus recruits McDonald’s in thanking her staff for their sacrifices. Rommel Conclara has this story.

See additional photos from the hardworking health care workers below. Thank you (Salamat)!

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