Cardi B Responds to Backlash Over Selena Quintanilla Comparison
By Rania Aniftos, Billboard
December 8, 2017
“Let me wrap my weave up, I’m the trap Selena, Dame más gasolina,” she rapped on the song released in late October.
After fans tweeted in protest due to the disparity in cultures and era, Cardi B combated the jabs more than a month later, saying she made the reference because Selena “is an alter ego that everybody would want to be.”
I said Trap Selena because who didn’t wanted to be Selena?She is a alter ego that everybody would want to be and i want the world to know how much i love her 😍— iamcardib (@iamcardib) December 6, 2017
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