The feminine rapper’s single is already dominating the charts only one week since its launch. The sexualized visuals that includes the 2 rappers together with appearances by Kylie Jenner and Normani rapidly started trending on YouTube shortly after its launch and the one is at the moment No. 1 on the iTunes High 100 chart.
However with the intention to get make the video a actuality, Cardi B stated everybody on set needed to be examined for COVID-19. In a brand new interview with i-D, the performer revealed simply how a lot cash went into the undertaking so it may get off the bottom this summer time.
“It was kind of weird shooting the video in the age of corona,” she stated. “We had to spend $100,000 dollars just on testing. Everybody on the shoot had to get tested for coronavirus.”
Cardi B went on to say that “every thing has utterly modified” because of the world well being disaster. It has upended a lot of artists’ already sold-out excursions and has finally shuttered stay live shows for the foreseeable future.
“I used to be continuously on the highway. Now I am principally at residence with my child,” Cardi B stated. “Every little thing that I had deliberate for this 12 months must be rescheduled for God is aware of when.”
Earlier this week, Cardi B and Megan’s music video got here beneath hearth as a result of it options Jenner.
Followers begged for the “Protecting Up with the Kardashians” star to be faraway from the video with a petition that was signed by greater than 47,000 followers. Some have argued that Jenner does not belong within the video as a result of she’s not a musician.
Cardi B then defended Jenner’s cameo in a since-deleted tweet, explaining that it got here right down to the Kylie Cosmetics founder being a real individual.
“Why did I put Kylie on my music video? She handled my sister [Hennessy] and daughter [Kulture] so pretty at her child [Stormi‘s] bday occasion,” she stated.