From the space that gets her mind away from “the chaos of life and work,” Cardi gets characteristically real—about what she’s learned from becoming a mother (“Things don’t go as you plan, never!”) to her own fashion icons (“Lady Gaga, Missy Elliott, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna”) and her new “spicy” album. She also opens up about her meteoric rise to celebrity: what’s kept her going (“In order for me to spoil my child for the rest of my life, I have to have money and make money for the rest of my life”), how she would like to be remembered (“as the girl-next-door who made it”), and what’s been hardest to get used to (“criticism”).
After a quick call with Offset—in which he also answers a few questions—Cardi shifts to talking about marriage and family life, from her go-to relationship advice to what she’s learned from her husband (“I always feel like I know everything, and he taught me that I don’t,”) and what being married has taught her about herself.
But it wouldn’t be a Cardi B interview without politics: Find out the only question she would ask the president and what she likes most about Senator Bernie Sanders. Oh, and she has a word of advice for her fans who want to master her expressive range of signature sounds: “More sass!”
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