There had been rumors for months that Cardi was expecting, but she kept the secret until last weekend's big reveal on "Saturday Night Live".
The Invasion of Privacy rapper stopped by SiriusXM studios on Tuesday morning (April 10) to appear on SiriusXM Hits 1 and Shade 45.
And though it's a debut album, it's by no means a debut: Cardi B has been famous for years already, first as a libertine social-media slice-of-life comic, and later as an effervescently campy reality-television standout. "It's an investment, you gotta take that, but it's like, 'Dammit, right after I just finished paying my damn taxes!'" "I just didn't want to deal with the whole abortion thing".
Speaking as she co-hosted The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Monday (04.09.18), she added: "It was like, 'Well, why not?"More news: Syria Invites Chemical Arms Watchdog to Probe Alleged Attack
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Cardi B pointed out that she is a "grown woman" at the age of 25, and she knows that she has money, which will help make raising her child easier. "I just didn't want to", she concluded. "I'm prepared for this".
In a new interview with GQ, Cardi B spoke about her time living a gang life when she was a teenager. Those songs interface with the more bombastic songs on Invasion of Privacy - such as the horn-driven, convertible-ready "I Like It" (featuring Bad Bunny and J Balvin), or the chest-pounding "Money Bag" - in a way that feels significant in this singles-first streaming era. "When @kollincarter called me to reimagine the accessories in the iconic 1990s photo of @lindaevangelista for @iamcardib for her performance on the @jimmyfallon show of course I said yes!", Dewitt wrote. I don't like to feel like I'm obligated and having a hard time at work. I'm going to be able to hold baby you and give her all the kisses and hugs! Nothing's got me before. "I need to learn how to flow a little bit easier and cleaner". "I want my kid now that I have energy and stuff". "Now your career is over!'" she said.
Although there may have been some doubts early on, Cardi B has apparently embraced being pregnant.