New York femcee’s new it girl Cardi B dropped a gem from her April 6-slated debut album, Invasion of Privacy, last week (March 30) titled “Be Careful,” the third single to grace the Bardi Gang ahead of the project.
The single received mixed reactions from fans and non-fans all over the internet, and now the latter has incited even more controversy after digging up a video from 2017 that has everyone calling Cardi out for one of hip-hop’s most taboo practices: ghostwriting.
A Twitter user discovered a video of songwriter and artist Pardison Fontaine, a.k.a. Pardi, rapping the ‘Be Careful’ lyrics verbatim over the exact same beat
He also pointed out that Cardi and Pardi’s friendship went way back to 2014, insinuating that he’s been the secret weapon that fired up her skyrocketing rap career
Had he dug a little deeper, he might have realized that Pardi is, in fact, listed among the 17 songwriters on the track under his songwriter’s alias, “Jordan Thorpe.” Lauryn Hill, who Cardi sampled in her bars, is also named. Try again, Cardi critics…