Ever since Cardi B launched “Press” in 2019, she’s been taking her time working to share music she is aware of her followers will love. That is why she waited nearly a yr earlier than dropping “WAP” with Megan Thee Stallion. However even somebody as brazenly assured because the “Bodak Yellow” rapper admits that she feels the strain to crank out hits.
She mentioned the subject in an interview with SiriusXM on Wednesday (Sept. 30), admitting that “at one time, I felt like I used to be placing out an excessive amount of music and I took somewhat break.”
“All through this complete time folks have been making rumors like, ‘Oh she’s having issues along with her label,’ ‘Her label is shelving her,’ ‘Her label is uninterested in her and so they’re getting extra feminine expertise,'” she continued. “It’s like, no, they by no means uninterested in me. Labels, they need you to place music out. That’s what they love. They need you to place music out on a regular basis, on a regular basis.”
Cardi additionally touched on the double customary between female and male hip-hop artists. “Feminine rappers, y’all, they’re at all times in mad strain,” she defined. “In the event you don’t have a brilliant loopy smash, it’s like oh, you flop, flop flop. The track could possibly be like two-times platinum and it’s nonetheless flop, flop, flop. You’re at all times beneath strain, and I really feel prefer it’s not truthful. I really feel like there’s male artists who go two years with out placing a f—ing track out and so they don’t go, ‘Oh, you’re irrelevant. It’s over for you.’ Me, I didn’t put out songs for 9 months and it’s like, ‘Oh, she’s irrelevant. She’s over. She’s a flop. We informed you that.’”
And whereas she admitted that these feedback “began to get to” her, Cardi concluded that she’s not “going to place out a track that I’m probably not in love with simply because.”
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