Photography: Tayte Hanson
Right when we think Cardi B cannot possibly keep making money moves, she proves that there’s no stopping her rise to the top. The Bronx-born rapper has skyrocketed and provided not only the song of the summer, but also the song of the year, with “Bodak Yellow.” Now, after climbing the chart to take the throne as the No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart a few weeks ago, she has put up her feet and gotten comfy–all while making history.
With three weeks at the top of the chart, “Bodak Yellow” is officially the longest running No. 1 by a solo woman rapper. Ever. It’s previously broken records as the first No. 1 solo single by a female rapper in 19 years. Despite fierce competition from New Taylor Swift (the old one is dead if you hadn’t heard) and some petty comments from other female rappers, Cardi B is proving herself one record-shattering week at a time.
As she told OUT on the night the track dropped, “If you want to feel like shitting on bitches [or] shitting on anybody, you’re going to want to put that record on. You’re going to feel like you’re making money moves.” Given its astronomical success, we have a feeling there are a lot of people who feel like shitting on someone.