Cardi B isn’t pleased that a group of Trump supporters are playing her new song, WAP.
She posted on social media about the incident after videos circulated of a party – where tons of people with red MAGA hats were gathered – that had WAP, her new song with Cardi B, laid over it.
Cardi was not impressed – she tweeted about the incident, pointing out that some Republicans and prominent American conservatives hadn’t been all too happy about the song when it came out, and had spent time trying to tear down the song.
The video, which was posted by a user called TrumpsPlans, is a montage of clips from a Trump2020 boat party, where tons of people without masks and wearing Trump shirts were gathered.
The song only came out two weeks ago, but it’s inspired a lot of meltdowns and consternation from right-wing people. Cardi may have been referring to Ben Shapiro, the prominent conservative commentator who spent a whole video dissecting the lyrics and the video for WAP, commenting that he was only ‘concerned’ because his ‘doctor wife’ said that there may be medical conditions for a WAP (which is worrying).
Other conservative figures, like Tucker Carlson, have spoken out too. He asked “what is this song doing to our kids?” and said that the lyrics tell women how to be more useful “sex objects”.
In an interview with i-D, Cardi admitted that she was surprised people had such strong reactions to the song. She said, ““I knew it was gonna have a big impact, I guess, because of me and Megan. But I didn’t know it was going to be so controversial. I never expected that, you know, conservatives and Republicans were going to be talking about the song.”
But she also said that it was all working out for her.
They keep talking and the numbers keep going up. At the end of the day, whatever they’re saying, the numbers speak for themselves.
And ain't that the truth.