The Complete History Of Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s Relationship

Are they friends or foes? Have they really been dissing each other? Is there a collaboration on the way? Here’s what’s gone down between the female rappers so far…

Nicki Minaj and Cardi B fake Insta comment

1. In March 2017, Nicki Minaj allegedly liked a comment dissing Cardi’s bars on a video of her rapping.

After Cardi dropped a 1-minute freestyle on Instagram, a fan captured a screenshot which appeared to show Nicki liking a comment that read “dumb a** bars”. Many users pointed out that this was probably fake.

Nicki MInaj performing at the Meadows festival

2. However, Nicki was spotted dancing to ‘Bodak Yellow’ a few weeks later.

The ‘No Frauds’ rapper could be seen nodding her head in appreciation to Cardi’s summer smash in a Miami nightclub.

Cardi B and Offset

3. Nicki fired a shot at a female rapper in ‘No Flag’, which features Cardi’s boyfriend Offset.

“I heard these labels are trying to make another me / Everything you’re getting little hoe is because of me,” Minaj spits on the track. Many believed this to be a Cardi diss… Picture: Getty

Nicki Minaj Cardi B Tweet

4. Nicki Minaj later tweeted to clarify that the lyric in ‘No Flag’ was not about Cardi.

The rapper claimed to have written that specific line in previous months. Picture: Instagram

Cardi B Instagram

5. Cardi called out an unnamed woman during a performance in August 2017.

“You know this b***h she never f**king liked me, and all of a sudden she want to be friends with me — no, b**ch,” Cardi declared on the MoMA PS1 stage. “I still don’t like you b***h.” Was this about Nicki?

Cardi B Addresses Rumoured Beef With Nicki Minaj

6. Cardi B addressed the rumoured beef during an interview at the 2017 MTV VMAs.

“I don’t want problems with anybody. I just want to make music and make money,” said Cardi. “I don’t have time to look at other women and what they’re doing. I don’t have to do that whole industry beef, you know? I get it poppin’ with these hands.”

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj

7. Cardi B fired an alleged shot during her verse on G Eazy’s ‘No Limit’.

“Can you stop with all the subs? B***h I ain’t Jared,” the rapper spits in the lyric, which many believed was aimed at Nicki.

Cardi B Talks Nicki Minaj On The Breakfast Club

8. A few weeks later, Cardi denied dissing Nicki and confirmed that the pair have no beef.

During her interview on The Breakfast Club, the ‘Bodak Yellow’ rapper said that the two female rappers had “conversated”. She clarified: “This is the thing—you know, people don’t understand, though, that I got like beef with 10 b*****s still in the hood, and I still be in the hood.”

Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj

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9. Fans of Nicki and Taylor Swift tried to keep Cardi’s ‘Bodak Yellow’ off the number one spot.

The fandoms began excessively streaming Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ in a bid to keep Cardi’s track away. Taylor’s fans wanted their idol at number one, whilst Nicki’s fans allegedly felt threatened by the media’s perception of Cardi as “the next Nicki Minaj”.

Nicki Cardi B number one

10. After ‘Bodak Yellow’ hit the number one spot, Nicki took no time in congratulating Cardi.

“This is the only thing that matters!!! Enjoy it” Nicki wrote. Cari responded to the rapstress’s tweet, thanking her and telling her “This means sooo much coming from mage”>
Nicki Minaj and Cardi B new song

11. Both Nicki and Cardi featured on Migos song ‘Motorsport’, which was released in October 2017.

The track was the first single released from Migos’ forthcoming album ‘Culture II’, and marks Nicki and Cardi’s first collaboration together. The pair both appeared in the official music video, albeit in separate scenes.

Cardi B vs. Nicki Minaj

12. Cardi cleared up rumours that the pair were actually throwing shots at each other in ‘Motorsport’.

During her interview with Capital XTRA, Cardi revealed that the pair has spoken briefly, adding that Nicki’s verse on the final cut was actually different to the original one Cardi had heard. She clarified that when Migos’ member Quavo approached her to jump on the song, she was ready to seize the opportunity with the stars.

Cardi B on Beats 1

13. Cardi addressed the beef hours before the release of her debut album ‘Invasion Of Privacy’.

“I just feel like it’s really internet made-up,” she said during an interview. “I don’t really have the time for that. If you not f*cking my man, or if you’re not taking my money from me, if you’re not stopping my money, then I don’t really give a f*ck about you.” She added “I spoke to her before, in person. So I always say I don’t want anybody sneak-dissing me. If its something that we can talk it out, then we can talk it out, because it’s not always rah rah this or rah rah that.”

Cardi B

14. So what are Cardi B’s social media accounts?

Well guys, she doesn’t have a Snapchat account that we know of we’re afraid. Or at least we’ve never got wind of a Cardi B Snapchat name or username. However, a Cardi B Twitter, Cardi B Instagram AND a Cardi B Facebook page do exist under the name (@iamcardib). Picture: Getty

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj


15. Cardi B and Nicki Minaj will compete for the Top Female Rap Artist award at the Billboard Awards.

Cardi B and Nicki Minaj will go head-to-head at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards after they were both nominated for the Top Female Rap Artist award, alongside Bhad Bhabie. Both artists are set to have new albums in the 2018. Who will win? Picture: mage”>
Nicki Minaj Cardi B Met Gala

16. Nicki and Cardi bumped into each other at the 2018 Met Gala.

The pair were spotted chatting up a storm during the star-studded event, sharing what appeared to be a friendly exchange. It’s said that the pair week brought together by designer Jeremy Scott, who is a close friend of Nicki’s and also designed Cardi’s gown for the evening.

Nicki Minaj

17. Nicki Minaj tells Cardi B to stop being so sensitive to criticism.

Nicki Minaj gave Cardi B some back-handed advice while on her own platform Queen Radio. She said: “To me, she may have taken an issue with things that I’ve said, but I’m not going to bite my tongue. You gotta have thick skin. People talk sh*t about me all the time. You can’t be expect to be liked and loved and praised all the f*ckin’ time. Give me a break.” Picture: Getty

Cardi B

18. Cardi B attempts to fight Nicki Minaj at New York Fashion Week 2018.

Cardi B reportedly got into a physical altercation with Nicki Minaj at Haarper’s Bizarre’s party at New York Fashion Week. According to TMZ, Cardi approached Nicki’s table aiming to resolve their issues amicably. However after being elbowed in the face, Cardi then attempted to fight and also threw her shoe into the melee. Picture: Getty

Cardi B at the QUAVO HUNCHO party

19. Cardi B unleashes a furious Instagram rant after an episode of Nicki’s ‘Queen Radio’.

Following their fight in New York, Cardi and Nicki came to blows once again after an episode of Nicki’s ‘Queen Radio’ aired. In a series of explosive Instagram videos, Cardi accused Nicki of lying about everything from endorsement deals and musical collaborations to false claims of Cardi using payola. Nicki responded on Twitter before the pair called a temporary truce online.Nicki Minaj

20. Did Nicki Minaj throw shade at Cardi B on 6ix9ine song ‘MAMA’?

Cardi B addressed rumours that Nicki Minaj dissed her on the song. Despite Nicki never addressing her directly, she said: “Nah, I never f*cked a deejay on God. I dealt with scammers. Drug dealers. I’ve dealt with some bum a** n*ggas but I never f*cked me a deejay. I know what y’all gonna ask me and I addressed this a whole lot of times, ‘Didn’t you f*ck Self?’ No, I never f*cked Self. I never bee

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