Cardi B Weighs In After Conservative Commentator Goes After ‘WAP’ Video

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Cardi B Weighs In After Conservative Commentator Goes After ‘WAP’ Video

Yesterday, Ben Shapiro reviewed the song’s lyrics on his radio show.

Published August 11th

Written by BET Staff

Cardi B has weighed in with her thoughts after a new wave of criticism about her latest collaboration “WAP” featuring Megan Thee Stallion, was sparked by conservative pundit Ben Shapiro

  1. The controversial co-founder of racist The Daily Wire platform went viral online yesterday for his breakdown of her popular new song. On Monday (August 10), Shapiro dissected the provocative lyrics as he read them aloud during a segment on his radio show while the censored music video played in the background. 

    “I said certified freak, seven days a week / Wet-a** p-word, make that pullout game weak / Yeah, you effing with some wet-a** p-word…p-word is female genitalia,” Shapiro clarified for listeners before he continued his recitation, line-by-line. After starting the first verse, he briefly paused to tell listeners, “[the song] continues along these lines, and it gets significantly more vulgar. A lot more vulgar.”

    After reading out the song’s lyrics, Shapiro expressed his disapproval over its message. “This is what the feminist movement is all about,” he claimed. “It's not really about women being treated as independent, full-rounded human beings. It’s about wet a** p-word. And if you say anything differently, [it's] because you're a misogynist, you see?”

  2. Soon after, Shapiro’s radio segment went viral online as fans had a field day over his off-base commentary. 

    Cardi retweeted a number of reactions mocking Shapiro. 

    “I can’t believe conservatives so mad about WAP,” she tweeted along with a screenshot showing Shapiro trending at Number 2 on Twitter. In a separate tweet, Cardi mused, “People think that WAP is so nasty and freaky except people from Florida.....Trina, Khia, Jackie O used to go in.”

     

  3. RELATED: Black Twitter Has Questions About Safaree’s Remix To Cardi B And Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ Collab

    Meanwhile, DJ iMarkKeyz, who remixed Cardi B's coronavirus rant back in March, has given the same treatment to Ben Shapiro’s recitation of “WAP,” and it’s taken off online.

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    Enjoy‼️ • #iMarkkeyz #Wap 😝🤣

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