Cardi B won’t stand for Nicki Minaj‘s accusations that she paid radio stations to air her music to become successful, a concept known as “payola.”
The “I Like It” rapper shared video from her first tour on Instagram Wednesday, explaining that only hard work got her to where she is today.
“7/29/2016! NO LABEL ,NO RADIO PLAY,FRESH OUT OF LOVE AND HIP HOP,ONLY 200K IN MY BANK ACCOUNT ,MY FIRST TOUR !!!” she captioned the video. “Nobody can make you feel like you cheated yourself or you don’t deserve to be where you at when you KNOW YOU WORKED YOURSELF TO THE TOP !!! THANK YOU BARDIGANG !YOU BEEN HERE SINCE THE GET GO!”
Next, Cardi shared a list of 2018’s best-selling rap albums. Her “Invasion of Privacy” record is listed at No. 3 with 1.5 million sales.
“NUMBERS DONT F–KIN LIE,” she wrote.
While addressing her ongoing feud with Cardi on her “Queen Radio” show, Minaj claimed Cardi “built her career off of sympathy and payola.” The diss came after Cardi threw her shoe at Minaj at a NYFW event. A source told Page Six of the scuffle, “Cardi was escorted out…She has a knot on her forehead from getting hit.”
Cardi may be ready to move on, however, as a source told Page Six that she’s set to release new music next week that’s “definitely not a diss track.”
Source: Page Six