It’s a win for Cardi B!
The 26-year-old rapper gained her first GRAMMY, taking residence the very best rap album trophy for her debut LP, Invasion of Privateness, at Sunday’s 2019 GRAMMY Awards.
Taking the stage in a spectacular white, off-the-shoulder fringe gown with matching gloves, Cardi was visibly emotional and excited for her main win as her husband, Offset, accompanied her.
“I can’t breathe. Oh, my goodness, baby,” she stated as she fought again tears. “The nerves. I’m so dangerous. Perhaps I would like to begin smoking weed. I simply need to say thanks to all people that was concerned.”
She continued, thanking her crew earlier than turning her consideration to her 6-month-old daughter, Kulture.
“I need to thank my daughter,” she started. “After I discovered that I used to be pregnant, my album was not full. I had like three songs. … We was like, ‘We’ve to get this album carried out so I can shoot these movies earlier than I’m displaying.’ It was very lengthy nights.”
Cardi additionally thanked her husband, Offset. In December, she introduced she had break up from the Migos rapper, however they seem like on good phrases now. “You, husband, thanks,” Cardi stated. “Nah, critical, as a result of he was like, ‘You gonna do that album, woman. We gonna have this child. We gonna make this album.’”
Cardi can be the primary solo feminine act to win Finest Rap Album. Lauryn Hill gained in 1997 as a part of the hip-hop group Fugees.
The rapper, who additionally carried out “Cash” throughout the ceremony, obtained a complete of 5 nominations this 12 months, together with album of the 12 months for Invasion of Privateness.
Her single, “I Like It” with Dangerous Bunny and J Balvin, is up for file the 12 months; “Be Cautious” is being acknowledged in the very best rap efficiency class; and her collaboration with Maroon 5, “Women Like You”, is nominated in the very best pop duo/group efficiency class.
Previous to successful, Cardi and Offset posed fabulously — and gave quite a lot of PDA — on the purple carpet.
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