Cardi B is making (cash) strikes to the highest of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and breaking data at the means.
On Monday, Billboard reported Cardi’s hit “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” reached No. 1 at the Hot 100 chart, dethroning Taylor Swift, who was once sitting within the most sensible spot with “Look What You Made Me Do” for 3 weeks.
Cardi is the primary feminine rapper to most sensible the chart with out an accompanying act since Lauryn Hill in 1998; Hill hit primary with “Do Wop (That Thing).” That makes her the second one feminine rapper to most sensible the Hot 100 with a solo hit, and best the 5th feminine rapper to most sensible the Hot 100 chart in any respect. Other ladies to achieve No. 1 are Lil Kim (together with Christina Aguilera, Mya and Pink for “Lady Marmalade”), Shawnaa (featured on Ludacris’ “Stand Up”) and Iggy Azalea (with Charli XCX for “Fancy”).
Beyond that, Cardi could also be the primary feminine soloist to achieve No. 1 along with her debut observe with out every other billed acts since Meghan Trainor crowned the chart for 8 weeks in September 2014 with “All About That Bass,” consistent with Billboard.
Cardi, a local of the Bronx, New York, first captured our consideration when she gave the impression on VH1′s “Love & Hip Hop.” Since then, she’s dropped two combine tapes, signed a significant file care for Atlantic Records and was once nominated for 2 BET awards.
Last week, Atlantic shared a video on Twitter prompting lovers to assist get “Bodak Yellow” to No. 1.
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