HBCU family, last week Cardi B announced that she would be releasing a new song—let’s not forget about the original artwork featuring her and Megan Thee Stallion that looks straight out of a scene from the 90s—and she came through that Friday with “WAP”, putting on a lot of looks in the video.
The song didn’t come without its fair share of haters though. The Texas Southern University student and Cardi are being dragged across social media over their “vile” choice of words throughout the song. Conservatives hated it, many are “pouring holy water in their ears” and other traditionalists are “moaning about women’s rights and the Stone Age,” according to NBC News.
From NBC News:
The conservative Republican activist Deanna Lorraine crowed on Twitter: “Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion just set the entire female gender back by 100 years with their disgusting and vile ‘WAP’ song.”
James P. Bradley, a Republican congressional candidate from California, clutched his pearls and tweeted that Cardi B and Stallion “are what happens when children are raised without God and a strong father figure.” He said he accidentally heard the song and “it made me want to pour holy water in my ears.” (He also promises, if elected, to force Hasbro to change the design of Bratz dolls because, he tweeted, it “makes a joy noise when you press the button on her PRIVATE PARTS!” Apparently, women’s nether regions are a major focus of his campaign.)
Similar criticisms of the song were heard far and wide over the weekend. Carole Baskin, of “Tiger King” infamy, called it “lurid” while criticizing the video’s use of big cats. Ben Shapiro, after quoting it at some length on his podcast, called it “really, really, really, really, really vulgar.”
But not only were traditionalists upset. A Twitter account called Buzz University posted a tweet asking if Cardi and Meg lowkey stole an 8 count from the ASU Stingettes?
Many people dragged the female rappers again on Twitter, this time for robbery and fraud. Check out the tweets below.