Cardi B has shown support to late Mac Miller, defending the rapper from previous online bullying on Twitter.
This week, Cardi reached another milestone in her music career after her single ‘Bodak Yellow’ has been certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America.
The ‘WAP’ artist is trending after she tweeted in support of late rapper Mac Miller, defending him from previous social media bullying posts.
Here’s what Cardi said.
Cardi B defends Mac Miller from past cyberbullying
The singer and rapper has come in defence of late Mac Miller after several posts went viral on Twitter.
The topic came to Cardi’s attention when she was tagged in tweets about the 2019 Grammys when Mac lost to Cardi in the Best Rap Album category.
The posts mentioned that Mac’s family were “rooting for Cardi B” if he didn’t win, however, Cardi blamed those “hate tweets”, writing:
“His family didn’t have no mean energy so why you? I hate when ya make hate tweets like this to go viral but where was the love when ya bullied him for months on this app & he was crying out for help? Makin fun of him when he crash his car? Ya don’t care till somebody is gone.”
Cardi took the opportunity to talk about people affected by social media bullying and raise awareness about mental health issues.
In another Twitter post, she wrote:
“He got bullied for months but want to make viral tweets about him loosing a Grammy to get me drag but don’t want to make viral tweets of mental health and how these apps can literally destroy a person mind & spirit.”
Mac Miller died on September 7th, 2018 after an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine, and alcohol.
What happened at the 2019 Grammys?
Cardi’s album Invasion of Privacy managed to win over Mac Miller’s Swimming in the Best Rap Album category at the 2019 Grammys.
Cardi celebrated her win backstage and said that she was sharing her award with Mac.
After Mac’s death, the ‘Up’ singer spoke to Billboard about the pressure of fame, saying: “I feel like people don’t know that fame brings you a lot of sadness, a lot of pressure, and I just hope that now, he’s in a better place.”
She said that fans can continue Mac’s legacy by “keeping his music alive, keep repeating his videos and everything — and just appreciate his music”.
“I know that he wants people listening to his music,” Cardi added. That’s what I would want.”