Cardi B On Working With Kanye On Her New Single
Cardi B has talked about working with Kanye West on her new single Hot Shit in a new interview with Zane Lowe for Apple 1 Music.
“Kanye gave me this verse a couple of months ago when he was just all over the media, because of all of the things that were going on,” Cardi told Lowe. “I like how his verse, it’s personal, but it’s not that personal.”
“I’m so happy that he gave me this verse,” she added. “And I had a lot of conversations with Kanye West. I learned so much about him and he’s such an amazing, sweet person. I’ve been feeling like, I wish a lot of people have conversations with him so they could just see the real … the him.”
Cardi also revealed that Hot Shit was recorded back in 2019 and she had waited for the right male voice to feature, “I did not know which male artist to put on this record because this has a certain type of beat that I feel like only certain artists could freak it.”
The other rapper on the track is Lil Durk, which Cardi thinks adds another level to the song, “I feel like Durk verse is really street,” she said. “I see almost Bronx kids listening to his verse. And then when Kanye verse come in, you see people that are more into that money, that grown shit.”
The track is another taste of the rapper’s long awaited forthcoming album, following the huge hits WAP and Up. In December last year, she said she planned on releasing the record in 2022, and has since cited “technical difficulties” as the reason for its delay.
When it arrives, the new album will mark the follow-up to her 2018 debut LP Invasion of Privacy, which earned her a Grammy for Best Rap Album.