Buzzy rap goddess CupcakKe took her tour to Brooklyn Bazaar this past Friday (Oct. 20) and allowed Billboard photographer Jessica Xie exclusive behind-the-scene access. Not only did the sex-positive rapper share her backstage goodies (Ruffles, a Subway sandwich and french onion dip), but she also introduced us to her mother and a famous fan: rapper Safaree. Check out photos from our time with CupcakKe below (and in true fashion, the iconic queen of vulgar photo captions provided a few herself).
CupcakKe poses in her dressing room.
What's on her tour rider? "Just cranberry juice and Ruffles. But mainly cranberry juice -- I don't really care about nothing much except for the cranberry juice."
CupcakKe and her mother backstage
CupcakKe's caption: "I came out her pussy but I ain't no pussy."
CupcakKe loved the roses provided by the venue.
Roses are red
Violets are blue
I'm in orange and black
So bitches is spooked
CupcakKe hangs out with Sarafee backstage.
Safaree originally saw CupcakKe on WorldstarHipHop, but really took notice after one of his biggest fans posted about her. "I sent her a record. We're trying to get something done right now," Sarafee shared. "Yes! It's going to be lit," CupcakKe added. "My verse is actually done, too!"
CupcakKe poses with a fan.
CupcakKe told Billboard that her favorite part of meet-and-greets is seeing her fans' outfits: "the heels would be the best part."
CupcakKe signs her fan's merch.
CupcakKe's caption: "He thought I was signing my autograph but the notepad actually said, "Here's a 'sign' -- I want to suck your dick," with a drawing of my tongue."
CupcakKe takes a selfie with a fan.
CupcakKe talks a selfie with a fan at the pre-show meet and greet.
CupcaKke flashes her nipple.
"My favorite part of performing is pulling my nipple out," CupcakKe laughed. "And then put it back in."
CupcakKe performs to the sold-out crowd at Brooklyn Bazaar.
After the show, CupcakKe was relieved that she made it through her show, as it was her longest set to date. "That crowd was crazy," she said.