In a recent Instagram live, Cardi B explains that she only had 48 hours to write her verse for her new DJ Khaled collaboration.
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DJ Khaled is back. The famous DJ released his latest album, Khaled khaled, on Friday, and it features major collaborations with artists like Jay-Z, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Nas, Drake, and more.
Her collaboration with Cardi, however, almost didn’t even make the album’s final cut. Revealed in an Instagram Live, Cardi B had only 48 hours to write her verse on the track she appears on, “BIG PAPER (feat. Cardi B)”.
Opening up to her Instagram followers, Cardi B explained, “Literally, I haven’t [think] I was going to make the record, to be honest with you. I do not have [think] I was going to get there. I got the beat the day before yesterday… and yes, I wrote the record. And I was like brainstorming, brainstorming.
She continued, “One thing that I was really not sure about my accent, I have a really big accent and my pronunciation… so I made sure everything was mixed well. Literally I think Khaled got the song today at 7am.
Speaking directly to her fans while teasing more music to come, Cardi explained towards the end, “Hope you like it. It’s just a little something to hold you back until I do. so my next project.
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Khaled also informed his fans once Cardi’s work was submitted, releasing the tracklist hours before the album’s release. He shared in an article, “LATEST NEWS… TRACK LIST UPDATE ALERT !! CARDI B VOCALS IS IN !! ALBUM 101% DONE !!!! #KHALEDKHALED TONIGHT MIDNIGHT !! @iamcardib. “
This is of course not Cardi’s first collaboration with DJ Khaled. The rapper worked with Khaled and Jennifer lopez for the hit song “Dinero”. The song was a hit for everyone involved, ultimately winning Best Collaboration at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Check out Cardi’s song from Khaled’s new album, “Big Paper” (with her last minute verse) below:
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