Cardi B still has faith in the state of hip-hop
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Cardi B still has faith in the state of hip-hop

Since the release of her debut single ‘Bodak Yellow,’ in 2017′ Cardi B has been an unstoppable force in hip-hop. Cardi’s success shifted the landscape of the genre an unfathomable amount. Since her arrival, she has already accrued a Grammy, seven Billboard Awards, 14 BET Awards, and four VMAs.

As an impactful hip-hop emcee, Cardi is often asked about her opinion on the culture. That said, in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the Bronx artist unveiled that she is optimistic despite widespread concerns that the quality of music is regressing.  

Opening up about her perception of the culture, Almanzar explained, “People keep saying like, ‘Oh, the state of hip-hop is bad right now — blah, blah, blah.’ I don’t think it’s bad right now. I just feel like people just don’t know what they want.”

She continued, “I feel like social media is running too much, so I just feel like just keep doing you, fuck what people got to say.” Despite being deep in the world of hip-hop, the ‘Wap’ lyricist has also been embarking on a number of business endeavours.

Last month, Cardi B revealed her own vodka-infused whipped cream brand in collaboration with Museum of Ice Cream in the lead-up to Valentine’s Day. She shared the news with her fans via social media.

Whipshots, the company Almanzar has partnered with, announced the partnership via an Instagram post last month with a photo of Cardi B wearing a satin pink mini dress while holding the sweet treat. The caption read, “STRAWBERRY WHIPSHOTS + ICE CREAM? Talk about a match made in bougie heaven! Our newest flavor is finally here to bring some sexy to your sip (or bite!), and we’ve partnered with the Museum of Ice Cream to celebrate!”

The Museum of Ice Cream recently released a statement via Business Wire reading, “We are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance visitors’ experience at the Museum of Ice Cream and create unforgettable moments for them. This collaboration promises to infuse our locations with a burst of creativity, allowing guests to immerse themselves in exclusive, tasty drinks co-crafted with Whipshots and Cardi B, ensuring a truly enjoyable and unique experience for everyone who walks through our doors.”

You can hear Cardi B’s interview in the video below.