She couldn't make the awards show.
It's winning season for Cardi B and it doesn't seem to be slowing down anytime soon. The Invasion of Privacy rapper is fresh off of her Best Rap Album Grammy win last month, and now she's taking home another trophy. Tonight Cardi took home the Hip Hop Artist of the Year win at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, a category that included names such as Drake, Post Malone, Kendrick Lamar, and Travis Scott.
The New York rapper's debut studio album put her on the map following her stint on VH1's Love & Hip Hop, and fans appreciate her raw, straightforward appeal partnered with her talent. Cardi wasn't able to make the award show because she said she was "busy doing a couple of things," but she gave her speech in a pre-recorded video. Rocking a white Chanel button-up and a black beret, Cardi thanked her fans and supporters who have continued to rock with her throughout her budding career.
"And to all my haters, you know I gotta thank my haters, you know what I'm saying," she said. "Y'all be saying mean things and y'all be thinking those mean things is gonna discourage me, but that just makes me go harder...because if everybody gives compliments, I get comfortable." She then once again thanked the haters, gave her signature, "Okurrr," and proceeded to laugh and lick her award. Congrats to Cardi!