Rappers Nicki Minaj and Cardi B both dropped hints that new music is on the way in which and fans are already gearing up for an epic battle and showdown between the feuding rivals. Cardi B hopped on Instagram Reside on Could 23 to talk with fans and pour herself a number of drinks. Throughout the reside chat she revealed, “My single is coming very, very quickly, okay guys,” and then jokingly added, “My single is coming once I drop some pounds. By no means!” She then acknowledged, “Nah, it’s coming actual quickly, I swear. And y’all gon’ love it.”
For the rapper this would mark her first launch since her 2018 debut album ‘Invasion of Privateness’, which debuted at primary on the Billboard 200 and earned Cardi a Grammy in 2019 for ‘Finest Rap Album’, making her the primary solo feminine to win the award. She continued to advertise the album all year long and it grew to become the most-streamed feminine rap album in December. Earlier this 12 months, it additionally nabbed the excellence of being the primary debut feminine rap album to spend 100 weeks on the Billboard 200.
Since then, Cardi has teased new music for her sophomore album a number of instances, releasing the promotional singles ‘Press’, ‘Cash’ and ‘Please Me’ that includes Bruno Mars all of the whereas joking that she would title the album ‘Tiger Woods’. “I feel I will identify my album Tiger Woods,” she mentioned on IG Reside. “I feel I will name it Tiger Woods as a result of, bear in mind when everyone was speaking s**t on Tiger Woods, like ‘Oh blah blah, blah blah this, blah blah that,’ and then he f***ing got here and received that inexperienced jacket? That’s what I’m going to call my album.”
Now that the rapper has confirmed her lead single will drop quickly, her fandom — identified as the Bardigang — are ecstatic. “#CardiBisComing!!!!!! LETS GOOOOOOO!!!!!!!” tweeted one fan, one other acknowledged, “#CardiBisComing I can not wait.” One fan mentioned, “Whew Chile! Rip my wig aside sis! #CardiBIsComing.” One other tweet learn, “Most anticipated feminine rap album, even anticipated by her ‘haters’. #CardiBIsComing.” Yet another mentioned, “She is coming to make historical past but once more! And can at all times go away you questioning how she does it #CardiBIsComing.”
However simply as Cardi B stans had been nearing the 50okay mark on their #CardiBIsComing hashtag, they observed one thing fascinating occurring with the trending subjects. #NickiMinajIsComing started trending and following proper behind. “That is peak obsession,” claimed one member of the Bardigang, including, “I don’t care who u stan… cardi’s fans had been simply minding their enterprise and making an attempt to point out assist for her / search assist, and shortly #CardiBisComing,” together with screenshots of the 2 developments.
However regardless of it seeming just like the Barbz (Nicki’s fandom) had been intentionally making an attempt to steal Cardi’s highlight, they may have an precise cause to consider Nicki may be dropping new music quickly. For starters, as extra folks take to doing reside live shows and taking part in ‘Verzuz’ battles, fans have been handled to snippets of unreleased tracks that includes Nicki, together with collaborations with Ty Dolla Signal, Juice WRLD, Jeremih, Asap Ferg, MadeInTyo, Mr Eazi and Main Lazor. As one Barb acknowledged, “Nickis unreleased songs make extra noise than these btches new sht #NickiMinajisComing (sic).”
However it is one collab specifically that has the Barbz speaking. The rumored 6ix9ine and Nicki observe that’s slated for a Could 29 launch. One fan tweeted, “#nickiminajiscoming trending omg new collabs im praying for nic9ine collab.” Whereas one other shared, “Nicki we cant stand this silence #NickiMinajIsComing.” Regardless of the mounting rumors, neither Nicki nor 6ix9ine have shed any gentle on whether or not the collaboration is going on or not.
Nonetheless, Nicki did drop a really delicate hint on Twitter.
On Could 23, the identical day Cardi dropped the information of her upcoming single, 6ix9ine shared a submit on Instagram stating he would let fans choose the title of the track. As options poured in, the rapper’s pal and blogger DJ Akademiks steered ‘Taco’. 6ix9ine additionally shared one other submit later, confirming the track’s Friday launch and revealing somebody can be that includes on it. Just a few days prior, Nicki tweeted a taco emoji, and following 6ix9ine’s posts, fans had been fast to make the connection.
“The rap genius #NickiMinajIsComing,” tweeted one fan, whereas one other shared, “WE LIVE FOR THESE COLLABS!!!! #NickiMinajIsComing.” And one fan demanded, “If #NickiMinajIsComing, so ought to her documentary and her fifth album together with a new perfume.” Minaj has beforehand collaborated with 6ix9ine on the tracks ‘Fefe’ and ‘Mama’, launched as a part of his 2018 debut album ‘Dummy Boy’.
Cardi and Nicki’s notorious feud goes all the way in which again to 2017, with many perceiving feedback and rap lyrics from the 2 as them taking delicate pictures at one another regardless of both the artists denying any beef existed between them. However after the 2 started taking extra direct pictures at each other, issues took a violent flip in 2018 as the 2 discovered themselves in a bodily altercation that left Cardi with a visual bump on her brow. Naturally, both the Bardigang and the Barbz are gearing up for a battle. And polls pitting the 2 girls in opposition to each other have already surfaced, such as this tweet that reads, “Who you bought / Rt for Nicki / Like for Cardi.” Many others, nevertheless, have chosen to remain out of it, tweeting, “Me watching the barbz and the Bardi gang preventing for the highest spot on Twitter #NickiMinajIsComing #CardiBisComing.”
However no matter which camp you might be in, one factor is definite is it’s going to be an enormous week for rap music.