Kanye West recorded his verse for Cardi B’s song ‘Hot S***’ when he was ‘all over the media’


Cardi B and Kanye West are two rappers with several hit songs to their name. It was only a matter of time before the two teamed up on one song: Cardi’s new single “Hot S***.” According to Cardi, Kanye wrote his verse at a difficult time for him personally.

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Kanye West recorded a verse for Cardi B’s ‘Hot S***’

Fans have been eagerly awaiting Cardi B’s return for years. His earth-shattering 2020 hit “WAP” went No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, as did his 2021 hit “Up.”

Cardi has been teasing her second album for years, insisting she wants it perfect before releasing it.

In July 2022, Cardi released “Hot S***”, a collaboration with Kanye West and Lil Durk, her latest single presumably from her upcoming album.

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Kanye was “in all the media” when he wrote his verse, Cardi says

Cardi revealed in an interview with Apple Music that she actually first recorded “Hot S***” in 2020, even before doing “WAP.”

“People have always loved this record, but I always felt like it needed a male feature,” she explained. “I didn’t know what male artist to put on this record because it has a certain type of beat that I feel like only certain artists could freak it out.”

She ended up recruiting two male artists, Kanye West and Lil Durk, for the song. Ye agreed to do the song earlier in 2022 as he made headlines for his Instagram outbursts and public threats against his ex-wife’s new boyfriend, Pete Davidson.

“Kanye gave me this verse a few months ago when he was all over the media, because of everything that was going on,” Cardi said. “I like how his verse, it’s personal, but it’s not that personal.”

“I’m so happy he gave me that verse,” she continued. “And I’ve had a lot of conversations with Kanye West. I’ve learned so much about him and he’s such an amazing, lovely person. I felt like I’d like a lot of people to have conversations with him so they can just see the real… him.

Cardi B’s album is coming

Cardi has spoken several times about the long and arduous process of creating her second album. She admitted to Zane Lowe on Apple Music that she was preparing for the next phase of her career, but admitted that a lot has changed since she released her debut album. Privacy breach in 2018.

“Right after this record, I have another one that’s different from this one,” Cardi said. “And right after that, I really just want to put this album together. I’m just trying to put all my plans together and everything together.

“I’m getting ready for a festival and haven’t played in a crowd since 2019,” she continued. “And my body has definitely changed. I’m about to turn 30 and I just had a very big baby. Even my body, the way I program, I’m a little different now. So right now I’m trying to break my shell with everything. Even now, I’m really nervous. I haven’t released a single since “Up”.

“I’m ready to go into beast mode,” she concluded. “I’m ready for this.”

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