Cardi B Talks Grammy Noms, Hot 100 Success: 'It Feels So Crazy to Accomplish This'

Cardi B spoke with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the red carpet at Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday (Jan. 27) about being nominated for two Grammys and performing with Bruno Mars at the awards show, her engagement to MigosOffset and her favorite JAY-Z song.

“It means a lot,” Cardi B says of her Grammy nods. “It just makes you forget every bad thing or every little bullshit that you go through in the industry or every little comment that people try to put you down, and it’s just like it doesn’t matter because it’s like, I’m in the Grammys.”

“This week, whatever people say about me, it doesn’t even matter, because it’s like, I’m here at the Grammys,” she adds.

The “Bodak Yellow” rapper also discusses the massively successful year she has had, explaining the frustration that she felt at the beginning of 2017. “It feels so crazy to accomplish this,” she says. “I’ve been trying to do this for a very long time. People don’t know how much work is put in.”

Cardi B also chats about her engagement to Migos’ Offset and their delayed wedding plans. “I really wanna get married this year,” she states, “but it’s [busy] planning [my] album, planning touring, planning so many other things -- watch out -- career first! And it’s like, he has his career … and it’s not only just a wedding, it’s the wedding and the after, and it’s like, can we really take one week-and-a-half off?”

Watch the full video interview with Cardi B above to also hear her sing part of her favorite song off of Migos’ new album Culture II and to find out what her favorite JAY-Z tracks are.