In case you missed it, Cardi B‘s “Bodak Yellow” made it to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, which literally hasn’t happened to a woman rapper since Lauryn Hill did it 19 years ago. This makes her one of 5 female MCs to ever achieve that feat. The hip-hop community outpoured with support for her- tweets of congratulations came from Nicki Minaj, Remy Ma, and Ghostface, among others.
Monie Love talked about how much joy she got out of watching Cardi B’s reaction to reaching the milestone. To which Hip-Hop Obama replied with an explanation of why the love for Cardi B runs so deep. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive clip from the “Ed Lover Show.”
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