Cardi B made history when she claimed the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album thanks to her successful debut, Invasion of Privacy. Many celebrated the victory and noted the fact that she became the very first female solo artist to win the title. Now, the achievement is revealed to be even grander.

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N.O.R.E. reminded the public of Cardi's magnificent come up when he congratulated the artist on social media. He uploaded a snippet of the "Tadow" music video, a Pusha T collaboration. The rapper pointed out how she was featured in the clip as an extra only to climb up the ranks to win the Academy's blessing over Pusha. “Remember I was there from the beginning and I’m proud of u gurrrl!!!” he wrote in the caption. “It’s crazy she went against Pusha but in the beginning she was an extra… Such a amazing story how can anyone hate?”

The process wasn't easy for Bardi either. “When I was trying to be a vixen, people were like, ‘You want to be on the cover of this magazine?’ Then they pull their dicks out,” she told Cosmopolitan in 2018. “I bet if one of these women stands up and talks about it, people are going to say, ‘So what? You’re a ho. It don’t matter.’ These producers and directors, they’re not woke, they’re scared.”