Woman Gaga is all for supporting her fellow girls within the music business.
The “Shallow” singer, who earned three Grammy wins on Sunday night time, got here to the protection of Cardi B after the 26-year-old “I Like It” rapper was criticized after her greatest rap album win.
Alongside a photograph of the pair collectively on the awards present, Gaga, 32, wrote a supportive message to Cardi and inspired social media customers to “raise her up” in a tweet posted on Tuesday night.
“It’s so onerous to be a girl on this business. What it takes, how onerous we work via the disrespectful challenges, simply to make artwork,” she wrote on Twitter.
“I like you Cardi. You deserve your awards. Let’s have a good time her battle,” Gaga added. “Elevate her up & honor her. She is courageous.”
Gaga’s put up got here after Cardi deactivated her Instagram account following the criticism that she didn’t deserve her first-ever Grammy win, in addition to some social media drama the place she was pinned in opposition to her nemesis Nicki Minaj by the BET Community.
In response to the criticism, Cardi shared an expletive-filled rant on her Instagram, which was captured by a fan account on Monday, however has since been deleted.
“It’s not my model for individuals to place different individuals all the way down to uplift any individual else,” she started within the clip, referencing a dig BET made at Nicki in a tweet, which mentioned she was “being dragged by her lacefront” after Cardi’s Grammy win.
“That’s not my model and that’s not what I’m with,” Cardi mentioned, including, “I don’t help that.”
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“Nonetheless, I’ve been taking quite a lot of s— in the present day. I’m seeing quite a lot of bulls— in the present day and I noticed quite a lot of s— final night time, and I’m sick of this s—. I work onerous for my motherf—ing album,” she angrily said.
The rapper continued her rant by reflecting on the reactions from final yr’s Grammys outcomes. Cardi earned two nominations in greatest rap efficiency and greatest rap music for her monitor “Bodak Yellow” however didn’t win for both one.
“I keep in mind final yr after I didn’t win for ‘Bodak Yellow’ and all people was like, ‘Cardi bought snubbed,’” she recalled. “Now this yr’s a f— downside?! My album went two-time platinum, my n—, and each chart that there was, my album was at all times High 10. Primary album, as effectively.”
Defending this yr’s win, Cardi famous how she “labored her ass off” and spent limitless hours within the studio, regardless of being pregnant together with her daughter Kulture Kiari, now 7 months.
“I locked myself within the studio for 3 months, my n—. Didn’t fall asleep in my mattress generally for 4 days straight — pregnant!” she defined. “Whereas all people was harassing me like, ‘You’re not gonna do it, we all know you pregnant, your profession’s over…’”
After the passionate video was posted — and subsequently deleted — Cardi then shared one other cleaner reflection on her Instagram about all of the work that went into making Invasion of Privateness, which was captured by PEOPLE earlier than she deleted her account on Monday.
“Slept within the studio on leather-based sofas for three months straight, migraines, in Atlanta in Miami away from my household. I’ve four songs that couldn’t make the album trigger my nostril was so stuffy bro I used to be huffy puffy,” Cardi captioned a congratulatory put up from Likelihood the Rapper.
“That is overly deserved, the album was front-to-back hits. It could be inconceivable to not honor u final night time,” Likelihood, 25, who was featured on the mission, wrote.
“I had @offsetyrn and @brooklyn.johnny reaching out to the world for a verse on high of that I used to be depress [sic] trigger all people was suspecting I used to be pregnant and I continually stored studying Cardi you ‘STUPID,’ ‘YOU RUINED YOUR CAREER,’ ‘WHY WOULD YOU HAVE A BABY AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR CAREER,’” Cardi continued tagging her husband Offset.
“My album went #1 and spend [sic] 21 weeks straight on billboard high ten! Each music is gold or platinum or greater. I take heed to my album and I cry as a result of I do know the hell I went thruu doing the album is at all times a bittersweet reminiscence.”
“THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT SUPPORTED ME AND LISTEN. I’m grateful and grateful and once more thanks to all of the artist that gave me a function,” Cardi added.
Whereas Cardi was busy combating off criticism, Gaga was absorbing her sixth-ever Grammy win for greatest pop solo efficiency, greatest music written for visible media, and greatest pop duo/group efficiency.
Following her third win of the night time for her smash hit “Shallow” from A Star Is Born, Gaga delivered an emotional speech concerning the significance of psychological well being.
“If I don’t get one other probability to say this: I simply wish to say I’m so proud to be part of a film that addresses psychological well being points. They’re so essential,” she mentioned in her speech. “And quite a lot of artists take care of that and we bought to maintain one another. So when you see any individual that’s hurting don’t look away.”
“And when you’re hurting, even when it is perhaps onerous, attempt to discover that bravery inside your self to dive deep and go inform any individual and take them up in your head with you,” she added.
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“Shallow” additionally gained greatest authentic music on the 2019 Golden Globes on Jan. 7, the place Gaga touched upon the difficulties of being a girl within the music business.
“I simply need to say, as a girl in music, it’s actually onerous to be taken critically as a musician and a songwriter,” the singer mentioned on stage on the time. “These three unbelievable males… they lifted me up and supported me … Bradley [Cooper], I like you.”