Cardi B returns to Instagram after Grammys win drama, announces new song
Cardi B is back on Instagram after a two-day hiatus and is releasing new music.
The 26-year-old rapper made her big return on the social media platform Wednesday by announcing a new song with Bruno Mars coming out Friday. Cardi B deactivated her account after going on an expletive rant about receiving a slew a criticism for winning the Grammy award for Best Rap Album.
“Ok so I’m back from retirement to announce I have a brand new song coming out Friday at midnight with @brunomars . # twogrammywinningartist,” Cardi B wrote.
Cardi B quit Instagram after she posted, and subsequently deleted, a video in which she fired back at her haters and passionately explained how much work went into her Grammy-winning album “Invasion of Privacy.”
LADY GAGA DEFENDS CARDI B AFTER GRAMMYS BACKLASH: ‘LET’S CELEBRATE HER FIGHT’
“I’ve been taking a lot of s— today. I’m seeing a lot of bulls— today and I saw a lot of s— last night, and I’m sick of this s—. I work hard for my motherf—ing album,” she shouts into the camera.
“I remember last year when I didn’t win for ‘Bodak Yellow’ and everybody was like, ‘Cardi got snubbed,’” she added. “Now this year’s a f— problem?! My album went two-time platinum, my n—, and every chart that there was, my album was always Top 10. Number one album, as well.”
Cardi B said she “worked her ass off” for the album and spent sleepless nights in the studio despite being pregnant with daughter Kulture Kiari at the time.
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Following the rant, Lady Gaga defended Cardi B and called for people to “celebrate her fight.”
“It is so hard to be a woman in this industry. What it takes, how hard we work through the disrespectful challenges, just to make art. I love you Cardi. You deserve your awards. Let’s celebrate her fight. Lift her up & honor her. She is brave,” Lady Gaga tweeted Tuesday.
Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.
Source : Katherine Lam Link