Cardi B claimed it cost $ 1 million to shoot the music video for WAP.
The video for the steamy song, directed by Cardi, 28, and rapper Megan Thee Stallion, 25, was filmed in a lavish mansion with cameos from celebrities including Kylie Jenner and Fifth Harmony beauty Normani.
The music star was in a candid mood as she took to Twitter to reveal the pricing of some of her most iconic videos – first sharing that the video for her 2017 debut single Bodak Yellow was costing $ 15,000.
How many? Cardi B claimed it cost $ 1 million to shoot the music video for WAP (above with Megan Thee Stallion)
She wrote: ‘Fun fact: The yellow Bodak music video cost me 15 thousand dollars. I was in Dubai and I said … I have to steal a photo (videographer) here … BOOM BOOM BANG! You know the rest. (sic) ‘
A follower then replied: “ girl that’s a lot (sic) ”
However, the Money hitmaker responded with the cost of WAP with Money and Please Me, which amounted to $ 400,000 and $ 900,000 respectively.
She replied, “Naaaa honey … Money cost 400K, please cost 900K, Wap costs M!” (sic) ‘
Wild Side: The video for the scorching chart-topping song, directed by Cardi, 28, and rapper Megan Thee Stallion, 25, was filmed in a lavish mansion with cameos from celebrities including Kylie Jenner (above )
Cardi’s music video directed by Colin Tilley shattered YouTube records, winning the biggest debut week for an all-female hip-hop collaboration, which has garnered over 325 million views.
Cardi spent $ 100,000 just for coronavirus testing on the set of her music video – which also featured cameos of two tigers and a leopard, snakes.
Meanwhile, Megan recently revealed that she and Cardi are terrified of shooting snakes for the WAP video.
Both men were initially hesitant as neither of them had been around the creatures before, and hitmaker Savage eventually “ made friends ” with one of them even though his friend wasn’t so close. comfortable.
Oh wow: The music star was in a candid mood as she took to Twitter to reveal the price of some of her most iconic videos
She said, “OK, so the crazy thing is none of us have been with snakes before… I was like,” Friend, I don’t know if I can sleep with snakes. “
“But Cardi B asked me to sleep in snakes, I have to sleep in snakes for my daughter. I befriended the one who was on top of me all the time.” Cardi was so scared.
The rapper added that she was happy with the positive response to the track and didn’t care about people ‘offended’ by the scorching lyrics.
The sexually positive anthem WAP made history when it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2020 and aired 93 million times in its first week.
Snakes Everywhere: Meanwhile, Megan recently revealed that she and Cardi are terrified of shooting snakes for the WAP video.
Success story: The sexually positive anthem WAP made history when it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2020 and aired 93 million times in its first week
But the song has received a lot of criticism for its subject matter and explicit lyrics since its release on August 7.
Responding to her enemies, the rapper told Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O Show that she thinks the lyrics are “ normal ” by hip hop standards.
“The people the song disturbs are usually like conservatives or genuinely religious fake clerics,” Cardi B.
“I grew up listening to this kind of music, so for others it might be weird and vulgar, but for me it’s almost normal.
She also clarified that WAP is intended for “adults” and should not be heard by children.
‘It’s like, no of course I don’t want my child [two-year-old daughter Kulture] to listen to that song and everything, but it’s like it’s for adults, ”she added.
She said: ‘I really appreciate all the positive feedback.
“The song is about women who own their bodies, their sexuality. I don’t know why the fact that I am talking about my WAP offends someone. Forget what the haters have to say.
“Sometimes when women talk about sex, people feel awkward. We are in 2020, why am I not allowed to talk about my body? Let me talk about what I’m going to do to you.
Here it is: Normani looked stunning posing the video