Cardi B has announced a brand new tune with Megan Thee Stallion referred to as “Bongos.” Their collaborative single, and first monitor collectively since 2020’s “WAP,” will arrive this Friday, September 8.
“Bongos” will comply with Cardi B’s singles “Scorching Shit” from final yr and 2021’s “Up.” It’s been 5 years since her 2018 debut LP Invasion of Privateness got here out. Whereas a second album hasn’t been introduced simply but, Cardi B has been busy this summer season anyway, releasing “Jealousy” with Offset, “Put It on da Flooring Once more” with Latto, and “Level Me 2” with FendiDa Rappa.
When Cardi launched “WAP” in August 2020, the only was not submitted for Grammy consideration. Representatives for the rapper mentioned that the monitor was being withheld in anticipation of an album-based Grammy marketing campaign in 2021. Cardi had not beforehand shared any particulars about when precisely her second album would arrive. On the finish of 2022, she responded to the leak of purported (and in the end phony) new materials the place she posted a brief clip of an unidentified, unreleased monitor. “HERE some scraps since yall STARVING,” she wrote.
Megan Thee Stallion launched her sophomore album, Traumazine, in August 2022. Within the transient yr since then, she hosted Saturday Evening Dwell and guest-starred within the Disney+ collection She-Hulk: Lawyer at Regulation and the not-yet-released film Dicks: The Musical.
Final month, Tory Lanez was sentenced to 10 years in jail for capturing Megan Thee Stallion. “As I replicate on the previous three years, I view myself as a survivor, as a result of I’ve really survived the unimaginable,” she wrote in an op-ed afterwards. “[This guilty verdict] was a victory for each girl who has ever been shamed, dismissed, and blamed for a violent crime dedicated towards them.”
Examine Cardi B’s studio debut Invasion of Privateness in Pitchfork’s “The 200 Greatest Albums of the 2010s.”