Even although Cardi B’s WAP music video already turned a smashing success, the rapper lately admitted that she had deliberate quite a lot of different surprises, however was not in a position to flex any of them.
During an interview with Hot 97 (by way of Billboard) the rapper spoke concerning the mix-up and admitted that whereas she was excited to characteristic Lizzo in her music video, she was vacationing away through the time of filming.
Cardi B defined the conflict intimately, saying, “I’m cool with Lizzo and everything. Like, we’ve been sending DMs to each other and all that. But she was on vacation and she wasn’t in town.”
She additionally added, “I was like, ‘Oh my gosh,’ because I had a whole vision about how I want to see Lizzo and everything.”
Cardi made it clear that inclusiveness and variety are the few issues she at all times strives to advertise in her work that’s the reason she felt, “It was so important to me to include different women that are different races and come from different backgrounds, but are so powerful and influential.”
While the music video was beloved throughout, for its wacky idea and alluring visuals, many followers had an ax to grind with Cardi B’s determination to solid Kylie Jenner for a cameo.
The hate grew to such an extent that many followers started nitpicking every directorial selection and squared every determination as much as racial inequality.
When one fan tweeted, “Normani did ALL this and Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door. If that’s not a perfect visual indication of Black women having to do the most…” Cardi was fast to hop to Kylie’s protection saying, “Normani is one of the best female artists that dances like she dances her [expletive] off!”
“Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense? The best part of the song is the beat and hook, it is what makes you want to shake your [expletive].”
She concluded by declaring, “Not everything is about race. There are issues out here in the world that is about race and I preach all the time about. This is not about [expletive] race.”