Cardi B makes history with best rap album Grammy

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12 February, 2019

While Cardi's the first woman to win the award for a solo act, Lauryn Hill did win best rap album as part of hip-hop group Fugees (also made up of Wyclef Jean and Pras Michel) in 1997.

"Oh my goodness", she said, struggling to gather herself. "Maybe I need to start smoking weed", she quipped, to laughs and applause from the glitzy gala set. "I remember past year when I didn't win for "Bodak Yellow" and everyone was like 'Cardi got snubbed.' Now it's a motherf***kin problem?!", Cardi continued.

'Every award, my n*****, goes to my mother's house and every award to her is just as special and just as special to me'. "I'm really pushing my album to be a playlist and not an album, because a playlist is consistently being played for moves, exercises, and different things".

People were confused when the rapper thanked late rocker Tom Petty for sending a "big" bouquet after she snagged her trophy. She delivered much of her acceptance speech holding on to her husband Offset. "Cause he was like, 'Oh, you're gonna do this album, girl".

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Cardi also thanked a number of artists, including Chance the Rapper, Migos and SZA for contributing to her success.

An outspoken star with a penchant for drama, Cardi's on again, off again romance with husband Offset provides regular tabloid fodder. Cardi, who joined Bruno Mars for his "Finesse" performance a year ago, was a powerhouse as she got the crowd going with her song, "Money".

The rapper is also unabashed when it comes to politics, recently unleashing a vulgar rant slamming Donald Trump for the U.S. government shutdown. "She saying mama!" she wrote on Instagram alongside the video.

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