Cardi is known for her funny social media posts and signature laugh on VH1’s Love and Hip Hop, but she opens up about crying from the negative feedback she received when she first did the show. Growing up in the Bronx, Cardi states she was able to always defend herself but its impossible to clap back at the thousands of people being hateful. The conversation takes a political turn when Cardi says she believes the beginning of Trump’s presidency is hell, but she’ll try to give him the benefit of the doubt even though he seems to be going too far. If asked to perform at Trump’s inauguration for 5 million dollars she would say no because she isn’t a sellout, referencing that “a lot of people are mad at black artists or black people that is on the media talking to Trump.” Even during a Trump presidency Cardi has big plans for 2017 as she hints at her own show in the future, but she is putting TV on hold in order to sacrifice for her music.
In addition to the interview, Noisey released a the latest episode of their new series, Self Portrait, where music artists draw themselves showing either the good, bad, or odd versions of how they view themselves. For this video, Noisey joins Cardi B who made sure to highlight her best assets and doesn’t forget to bring her one-of-a-kind personality.
Full Interview at Noisey: https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/the-cult-of-cardi-b