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Cardi B Sends Birthday Love to Kylie Jenner Following 'WAP' Video Backlash

Cardi B is wishing Kylie Jenner a happy birthday!

The 27-year-old rapper took to Instagram on Monday (August 10) to send love to the makeup mogul on her 23rd birthday.

“Happy Birthday 🎊 and thank you @kyliejenner for being in my music video,” Cardi wrote along with a few behind the scenes photos of Kylie on set of her new “WAP” music video.

“I wanted different type of bad bitches in my video.Black,white,Latin,mix we all have WAPS!” Cardi continued. “OK …but thank you always @krisjenner you always a call away for me and you treat me and mines like fam.”

Cardi‘s message to Kylie comes after she defended putting Kylie in the music video for her new song with Megan Thee Stallion despite backlash from fans.

“Not everything is about race,” Cardi said the day before. “Theres issues out here in the world that is about race and I preach all the time about. This is not about f***in race.”

If you missed it, find out which Oscar-winning actress fans edited into the “WAP” video!

Viola Davis Was Photoshopped Into Cardi B's 'WAP' Music Video & Both Stars React!

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion‘s sexy “WAP” music video dropped on Friday and has been on everyone’s mind since – and some fans had some fun with the visual, photoshopping Viola Davis in!

The 54-year-old How To Get Away with Murder star spotted a photoshopped image of her in the video, in Kylie Jenner‘s role, and quickly shared the image on social media, asking “”Who did this? 😩😭😍.”

That’s not the only edit that Viola appears in.

Some other fans inserted Viola‘s Annalise Keating character into the video, dancing in one of the mansion doors that Cardi and Megan open in the video.

“💃🏿💃🏿💃🏿 #HowToGetAwayWithWAP,” she captioned that edit.

Cardi then saw the edits herself, and approved.

“I’m so fan out right now ya don’t even know,” Cardi reacted.

If you didn’t see, Cardi defended her decision to include Kylie in the video. See what she said here…

Cardi B Defends Her Decision To Put Kylie Jenner In Her 'WAP' Music Video: 'This Is Not About F--in Race'

Cardi B is defending her decision to feature Kylie Jenner in her “WAP” music video.

After the visual for the hot song dropped, many fans voiced their opinions on having Kylie in the video at all and also spoke out about the comparisons she noticed between Kylie and Normani, who is also in the video.

Some even started a petition to wipe her out of the visual all together.

“Normani did ALL this and Kylie walked down the hall and opened a door. If that’s not a perfect visual indication of Black women having to do the most…” one Twitter user posted and Cardi responded to it.

“Normani is one of the best female artist that dances like she dances her f***in ass off!” Cardi wrote. “Why would she open a door? Please tell me how that would make sense? The best part of the song is the beat and hook, it what makes you want to shake your ass.”

She went on, “Not everything is about race. Theres issues out here in the world that is about race and I preach all the time about. This is not about f***in race.”

Cardi continued, “Why did I put Kylie on my music video? She treated my sister and daughter so lovely at her kid’s bday party. Travis and Set are real close and Kris Jenner have given me advice on certain things I ask for and her husband real cool with mine.”

If you don’t know, here’s what WAP stands for…

Cardi B Refers To Nicki Minaj As The One Recent Female Rapper Who 'Dominated' In New Interview

Cardi B is kind of giving a shout out to Nicki Minaj.

While not naming her by name, in her latest interview with Apple Music, the 27-year-old rapper opened up how female rappers once dominated the music scene and why she thinks they got quiet.

“When I was younger, when I was eight… No wait, I’m lying. When I was six, seven, eight, there was a lot different female rappers. And then there was a time that there was no female rappers at all. I have to keep replaying songs from the early 2000s. I have to keep replaying it, replaying it, replaying it because for a while there wasn’t no female rapper,” Cardi shared. “And then there was one female rapper that dominated for a very long time.”

She adds, “And she did pretty good. She’s been still dominating.”

Cardi went on, saying that “you never, you never know if there is ever going to be a drought. You never know when people get tired of all the female rappers or people just stop… I don’t know, promoting them. Cause I don’t know what happened in that, in a time period. But there was none at all for a hot minute. So you just never know the prediction. Maybe there will be a lot. Maybe there’s going to be a time that people just get tired of it. And then there might be another rapper that just come and just take it over. You just never know, you know what I’m saying? We never know.”

There’s been a long feud between Cardi and Nicki, who met on the set of Migos’ “MotorSport” video. Their dispute escalated after a fight at a Fashion Week party in 2018.

Cardi B Calls Daughter Kulture A 'Funny Baby' Despite Her Terrible Twos

Cardi B is opening up about life with her daughter, Kulture.

In a new interview with, the 27-year-old rapper revealed that right now, she’s experiencing the terrible twos with her daughter.

“It’s like, wow. These terrible two things. It doesn’t come in the middle. It just comes right away,” Cardi shared. “Her tantrums sometimes, I’ll be like, ‘Oh my gosh. This is crazy.’”

She continued, saying that the “terrible” part comes when food is the subject.

“She wants to eat ice cream. It can be like 11 o’clock and it’s like, ‘You want ice cream right now? I know how you get when you eat ice cream or a certain type of candy.’ She just gets too hyper,” Cardi adds. “‘ll be like, ‘Oh my gosh. I’m dealing with a me’… She has this look where I’ll be like, ‘You are up to no good.’”

Despite that, she’s still loving all the time she’s getting to spend with Kulture during quarantine.

“[She's] such a sweet and funny person,” Cardi says. “She’s just a funny baby.”

Listen to the full interview below:

If you missed it, in a separate interview promoting her new song, “WAP”, she opened up about endorsing Joe Biden for the presidency. See what she said here…

Cardi B Explains Why She Endorsed Joe Biden After Bernie Sanders

Cardi B is opening up about her politics.

The “WAP” entertainer sat down for an interview with SiriusXM’s Swaggy Sie on Friday (August 7).

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“You know what, I was so f–king mad because it’s like people, when he dropped, people was like ‘oh what do you mean?’ Why? Because of y’all! Because you know how this new generation is. We be loving something but we just be lazy to do it, it’s like motherf–kers was just lazy to vote for him,” she said of Bernie Sanders dropping out of the presidential race.

She then explained why it was important to later endorse Joe Biden.

“I feel like it’s important now because like, yo Trump is…I cannot, I’m telling you, if Trump goes for like another four years, I’m going to have a meltdown, Like I will have a mental breakdown. I cannot deal with this anymore…I do be scared of the state of the country…not only do I care about the people, but it’s like I am afraid of the future,” she went on to say.

“I don’t want an another war…the economy right now, it sucks, like people are not making money. Some people are getting money, and they are not supposed to be getting money. This coronavirus s–t, I want it to be over but I don’t want people to lie to me…God forbid that my grandparents, somebody gets sick. I haven’t seen my grandparents in a month and I’m dying to see them,” she continued.

When asked what she would ask Joe in a sit-down interview similar to the one she did with Bernie, Cardi simply said: “you gonna see.”

She also revealed the “nasty” meaning of her new single.

Watch Cardi B speak out…

Cardi B Reveals What 'WAP' Stands For - See the 'Nasty' Meaning!

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion just dropped their new song “WAP” and you might be wondering what that acronym stands for.

In an interview before the song dropped, Cardi revealed that “WAP” stands for “wet ass p-ssy.”

“The song is really nasty. The song always been nasty,” Cardi said in the interview. “My verses and the hook has been the same since before Megan was there. So it just always been a nasty song and it’s like, ‘Who’s saying more nastier things than Megan?’”

Cardi says she even tried to tone down the lyrics to the song, but had a difficult time doing that. She said, “It was really hard for me to clean this song up.”

Listen to the song and read lyrics, plus make sure to check out the star-studded video!