by Helvine Achieng
March 17, 2021
American rapper, songwriter, and actress Cardi B has taken to Twitter to hail a group of "small" black artists who received nods ahead of this year's Grammy ceremony.
In her social media post, Cardi stated,
"I do feel that there were some albums and songs that should have been considered for nominations. Maybe by next year, they will get it right.
The 28-year-old rap star offered her congratulations to the lesser-known artists and reminded her followers that they were "working their a** off" for their success.
"Besides all the b******* let's not forget to congratulate these artists. This is their moment too, and they been working their a** off with no exposure and let's not overshadow it with feelings cause your favourite might not be on the list."
Cardi Wasn't nominated at this year's Grammy Awards, but the 'WAP' hitmaker performed during the ceremony. Cardi also blasted artists for "throwing tantrums" ahead of the event without citing anyone in particular.
"I'm highlighting these underrated artists that got nominated, and no one blinked an eye to congratulate them cause everybody throwing tantrums over artist that submit their music to an award show that they claim they hate. AGAIN CONGRATS TO YALL !" stated Cardi B.