In one of the few moments of true sincerity, surprise, and joy at the 2019 Grammy Awards, Cardi B, after having killed a burlesque-inspired performance of her 1920s-hit hit “Money,” was named Best Rap Album for 2018’s invasion of Privacy , her debut in full length. She is the first woman to receive the award, first introduced in 1996 and awarded by Naughty by Nature for her fourth album, Poverty’s Paradise. She joins a short list of women who have even been nominated: Eve, Missy Elliott, Nicky Minaj and Iggy Azalea.
Cardi, who won the victory of Nipsey Hussle, Pusha Ts Daytona, Travis Scott’s Astroworld and a posthumous nomination for Mac Miller’s swimming, gave a warm thank-you speech describing the challenges of her graduation during pregnancy. Take a look at a section below.