Beyhive alert! Beyoncé could be teaming up with chart-topper Cardi B for a brand new tune. The rapper’s engineer Michael Ashby, who labored together with her on Billboard‘s Sizzling 100 hit “Bodak Yellow,” shared a photograph of a file that includes the names of each artists and the phrase “demo.” “Wow this function is huge,” he teased.
The 2 artists have been popping up collectively in latest months. They met for the primary time on the 2017 Made in America Competition in September, the place they snapped a photograph collectively. Cardi B shared the pic on Instagram with an effusive caption: “I met Beyoncé B—!!!!!!!!!!!!” The up-and-comer additionally carried out on the “TIDAL X: Brooklyn” charity live performance in New York Metropolis, which was organized by the Lemonade singer’s husband, JAY-Z.
Some speculate the tune will probably be featured on Cardi’s subsequent album, which drops this month. “I’ve an album coming. It will likely be dropping in October,” she advised the Related Press final month. “I’m just a little nervous to place the venture out, however I feel it’s going to do fairly good.”
As information leaked of the pair’s potential collaboration, followers went wild…with disdain. The Beyhive wasn’t feeling it, arguing that Cardi B will not be on equal footing with Queen Bey. “That’s a waste of Beyoncé time! I respect Cardi B accomplishments however is nowhere close to on Bey degree,” one person wrote on Twitter. One other took a harsher line, writing: “I’m praying Beyoncé doesn’t collaborate with Cardi B.”
It additionally appears that the ever-so-private Bey—who all the time releases her initiatives with a shock issue—isn’t happy with the leak. Ashby posted an apologize to the “Formation” singer, in addition to her followers on Oct. 25th: “Public apology to Beyoncé and all her followers sadly ‘sizzling new hip-hop’ invaded (sic) my privateness. I can’t flip again the fingers of time,” he continued, “so at the very least this a life lesson I’ve realized on my behalf and all I can do is transfer ahead.”
Hopefully, Ashby’s misstep didn’t derail the venture. Keep tuned!