After followers began a petition for the elimination of Kylie Jenner from Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s “WAP” music video, Cardi took to Twitter Sunday to defend the cameo, which some objected to on the grounds that, as a wildly-successful actuality star and cosmetics mogul, Jenner, who’s white, was taking a slot that might have gone to a different up-and-coming feminine musician of colour, like her video costars Mulatto, Sukihana, and Rubi Rose, who appeared alongside extra well-established singers Normani and Rosalía within the video’s extraordinarily moist mansion. In a sequence of (now deleted) tweets, Cardi defined why Jenner made the reduce. In not so many phrases, Kylie and her household, particularly mother Kris Jenner, are simply plain good.
“Why did I put Kylie on my music video?,” Cardi wrote, in response to a tweet criticizing Jenner’s lack of musical or dance capability, in comparison with costar Normani. “She treated my sister and daughter so lovely at her kid bday party. Travis and Set are real close and Kris Jenner have giving me advice on certain things I ask for and her husband real cool with mine.”
“These are the girls that I personally like,” Cardi had beforehand advised Apple Music concerning the feminine artists she featured within the video. “That I like their music. That I really feel they are going to go mainstream.” In a number of different deleted tweets, captured right here by PopCrave, the rapper defended Jenner’s cameo, which featured her strutting down a hallway and opening a door, when in comparison with Normani’s, which highlighted the singer’s dancing.
“Normani is one of the best female artist that dances Like she dances her fuckin ass off!,” she tweeted. “Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense? The best part of the song is the beat & hook it what makes you want to shake your ass.” Wrote Cardi, “Not everything is about race. Theres issues out here in the world that it is about race that I preach all the time about. This is not about fuckin race.”