Cardi B is fighting to stay true to her Bronx roots, having dropped a new album, 'Invasion of Privacy', opening in the top spot and making her (only) the fifth female rapper with a No. 1 album. Cardi B stands with sisters Nicki Minaj, Eve, Foxy Brown and Lauryn Hill,writes the New York Times, continuing:
“Invasion of Privacy” also had the highest streaming week ever for a female artist, with 202.6 million streams of tracks from the album, beating Beyoncé, who logged 115 million for “Lemonade” two years ago. In addition to the streams, “Invasion of Privacy” had 103,000 sales as a complete album, on formats like CD and download.
Cardi B drops into the pages of GQ US May 2018, lensed by Christian Weber and interviewed by Caity Weaver.
"I love political science," says Cardi, tucking into: Brussels sprouts with bacon, mashed potatoes with lobster, macaroni and cheese with optional truffle upgrade, shrimp cocktail with lemon and salt on the side, and a Coke with extra ice. We know the West Hollywood restaurant Cardi selected for dinner is good because, a member of her team explained earlier, Drake ate here last night. "I love government. I'm obsessed with presidents. I'm obsessed to know how the system works.
The "Bodak Yellow" rapper also weighed in on Social Security, telling Weaver that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was "the real 'Make America Great Again,' because if it wasn't for him, old people wouldn't even get Social Security."
In an added compliment, one not to be taken lightly, Roosevelt's wife gets her own high-five, after Cardi B finishes off her macaroni and cheese, and explains to Weaver how social security for seniors came to be: