Cardi B Breaks Records As First Female Rapper With 5 Billboard No. 1 Song Music

Cardi B Breaks Records As First Female Rapper With 5 Billboard No. 1 Song

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Time icon March 23, 2021   | Last Updated: May 17, 2024 at 5:37 AM

Cardi B rocked the stage during this year’s Grammy awards as she performed her superhit song from last year, WAP.

The rapper broke another record yet again as she made history. She became the first female rapper to have five No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This comes after her latest single Up has become a superhit song as well which she also performed at the Grammys as part of a medley.

Cardi’s other hits to reach the No. 1 position include her song from 2017, Bodak Yellow, her collaboration with Bad Bunny and J Balvin I Like It, Girls Like You on which she was featured with Maroon 5 the same year. And last but not the least, her hit from last year, WAP featuring Megan Thee Stallion.

According to Billboard, four of those songs have also topped the Hot Rap Songs Chart. Cardi is also the first female rap artist with two Hot 100 No. 1 songs with no collaborations- Bodak Yellow and Up. The rapper took to her Instagram to express her gratitude in a post that showed a snap of Up at the top of the charts.

She captioned the picture as she wrote she wants God to come see her in her dreams when she takes her nap today. The rapper wrote, “’I want God to come see me in my dreams when I take my nap today so I can kiss his feet and tell him how much I love him!”

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“…one of my biggest influences is Rihanna and Jay-Z.”

The rapper later added as she said that she is speechless and has got no words. She wrote, “I got no words. Actually I got a lot of words but I can’t type it all.” The WAP singer further concluded as she wrote “NUMBER 1!!!!!” and added several crying emojis.

Cardi had recently discussed her future goals which included becoming a billion dollar woman. In an interview with Stationhead, she revealed that she now considers Rihanna and Jay-Z to be her role models because she wants to build a huge brand. She revealed that before she never used to look up to anybody.

The rapper said, “When I came to the game and people used to be like, “Who do you look up to?” I always used to say, “I don’t look up to nobody,” because I didn’t really understand the game and I only feel like I got influenced by the people that was around me.”

She further explained, “Now that I’m at the level that I’m at, one of my biggest influences is Rihanna and Jay-Z. And I’m not just saying it to kiss a** or anything.” The Bodak Yellow singer further added that she feels they are influential because Rihanna comes from a country that her parents came from and she is a “whole billionaire”.

Cardi added, “But for her to make her business so big and be a billionaire, that’s what I strive to be. That’s what I want. I want to be a billion-dollar woman.”

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AMAs 2020- First Artist in History to win Favourite Song in Rap/Hip Hop Category

Cardi B had made history at the American Music Awards 2020 as she became the first artist in history to win Favourite Song in the Rap/Hip Hop category. The rapper won the award for the first time back in 2018 for Bodak Yellow. However, she came back to win the award for her superhit number WAP with Megan Thee Stallion.

The singer was unable to attend the award show virtually or in-person to accept the award. She shared how grateful she is for her fans who voted for her and Megan. “Thank you guys soooo much. Me and Meg really appreciate all the love from fans, celebs, everybody that supported the song,” she wrote. “Also thanks for voting. Ugh if I would have known all this was going down today I would have rescheduled my dentist appointment. I’m so swollen.”

The rapper also had an audio message attached to her thank you tweet. She shared how she wishes she would get an award, she would not have gone to her dentist. Cardi said now she is talking crazy and thanked everyone and noted that she loves everyone.

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