Latest Hip Hop News And Rumors: Cardi B Denies Paving the Way for Female Rappers, But Insists She Gives Them Hope
Latest Hip Hop News: Cardi B Denies Paving the Way for Female Rappers
A comment Cardi B made during an interview on Monday, October 21, has kept her name on the tongues of many. While on “Rap Radar Podcast”, she appeared to suggest that her personal success led labels to aim to sign more rising female stars in hip-hop. However, this didn’t go down too well with a lot of people. She said:
“I feel like, after me, I’ll say that it’s kinda easier for a lot of these female artist. Like before me, there was no female rapper that was signed to a label, well, you know the ones that had already been established. And now, everybody’s just signing them if you could rap and you got a couple of followers because nobody want to miss the opportunity.”
People were angered with what Cardi said and she was accused of claiming she “paved the way” for women in hip-hop. The femcee has tried to do some damage control and has denied ever saying she paved the way for female rappers. She now says she “gave the hood and women hope. Nikkas wasn’t collabing with female rappers. Labels where signing female rappers and putting them in a shelf and not focusing on them. Not giving them proper attention.”
Cardi went on saying how it was “impossible for it to be more than one female rapper” to shine before, adding, “Some that are not mainstream because I know they don’t want to miss out on the opportunity in case they make it cause trust and believe slot of Nikkas I asked for features from when they see me the tell me ‘I shoulda believe’Deum I should have did the feature.”
“And ya can deny it as much as ya want and say I’m crazy or stfuu but how many female rappers before me where getting chances or getting pushed? They wasn’t believing and now they are !”
In another tweet, the rapper said she believed her success had opened new doors for female rappers. However, she insisted that she didn’t inspire them to rap.
When accused of telling lies, Cardi hit back, “I’m Lying ? So you tell me what rappers was giving features to female rappers? What label was pushing a female rapper? What TV music show was inviting female rappers .Only 2 female rappers for years and one ain’t last long ……now you tell me I wanna see something?”
It’s unclear which two female rappers she was referring to, but many believed that Cardi was talking about Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea.
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