She said, I like it like that!

Bodak Yellow rapper Cardi B is getting her own statue, courtesy of streaming giants Spotify. The 26-year-old, whose sculpture was wearing a dress by Saudi-born designer Mohammed Ashi, was honoured alongside Juice WRLD, Jaden Smith and Gunna. These four artists have been announced as the 2019 inductees to Spotify’s RapCaviar “Pantheon,” at New York’s Brooklyn Museum.

Last year, Spotify created the Pantheon, which celebrates the biggest breakthrough artists of the year, with life-sized sculptures. The artists picked are “cultural disruptors who are making an undeniable impact on hip-hop.” The music streaming service has always prioritised celebrating innovative artists, and this year they did so by with the curators of their playlist RapCaviar. The unveiled the life-like statues on their Instagram, writing, “Four young pioneers. Four monuments to their success.”



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Cardi B also posted a video on her Instagram, inviting her 42.5 million followers to go check out the statue. She captioned the post, “f you’re in the New York area make sure you check out my statue in the Brooklyn Museum !!!!Thank you rap caviar this is amazing!!! April 3rd – 7th! Make sure ya take pics and tag me :)”


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The founder of the Beirut-based label also posted on Instagram, where he thanked the rappers stylist Kollin Carter, who introduced her to Ashi Studio. This isn’t the first time that Cardi wears a dress by the Arab designer, as she previously donned a daring gown from the designers Autumn-Winter 2018/2019 couture collection for the music video of her single Money. Not only that, but in 2018, she also wore designs by Mohammed to the pre-Grammy and Grammy ceremony.


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