Cardi B is set to grace the cover of the latest issue of New York Magazine and the “Bodak Yellow” rapper looks more beautiful than ever.
The issue is out today (Nov. 13) and features an interview with the New York artist. “You be seeing these artists going through their meltdowns and fucking shit, and you be like, ‘Why you doing all of that? You’re famous, you’re a fucking millionaire, why?’ Bitch, I’m broke, I want to shave my head,” she says. “Then when you in those shoes, it’s just like, I see why people go crazy. This shit is not what it fucking seems. But I can’t complain.”
Shot by photographer Hassan Hajjaj, Hassan used a collection of tapestries and floormats for his shots with Cardi, “melding [his] spirit and energy and eye with Cardi’s enegery,” said New York Magazine’s senior photo editor, Roxanne Behr. Check out other shots Cardi’s feature below.
Last week, Cardi made history as the first woman to have three songs chart simultaneously in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Her hit song “Bodak Yellow” made it to No. 2, while “Motorsport” and “No Limit” sat at No. 5 and No. 10, respectively.