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Cardi B's "Money" Video Is Proof She Was Born to Flex

The Bronx rapper released her elaborate "Money" video after the holiday season rendered us all broke.

by Kristin Corry
24 December 2018, 11:36am

Cardi B did the world a favor when she released Invasion of Privacy last April, and now it looks like she's planning to add deluxe tracks in 2019, only continuing its success. The Bronx rapper made history by being the first female artist to have her entire album go gold or higher, as reported by Forbes. "Money" was such a banger and perfectly suited for morning commutes to work that it was leaked days before its release in October. We may never know who was behind the leak even though Cardi had her own suspicions. Now, she's releasing the visual for "Money" and she's completely in charge.

The video is an elaborate dedication to the elements that make Cardi herself, like army of strippers gliding down poles like acrobats. In "Money," she hits her power pose, one akin to Lil Kim's on Hard Core and even manages to slip in a few scenes of her breastfeeding. Just when you think Cardi can't get any more real, she does.

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