Cardi B Announces Debut Album "Invasion of Privacy"
March 27, 2018
It's finally official. On Instagram on Monday, rapper Cardi B revealed her debut album release date.
Invasion of Privacy will be dropping on April 6, and to break the much-anticipated news, the singer shared a photograph of the album's cover, which features her decked out in a black-and-white checkered ensemble.
According to Rolling Stone, the album, for which the track list has not yet been released, is the first for Cardi B. The rapper described the pressure she felt to felt to create a momentous first album during an interview with the magazine in October 2017.
I got six, seven solid songs that I like, but I wonder if a month from now, I'm going to change my mind. It's not as fun to do music… My mind doesn't flow as free 'cause I have so much on my mind.
Cardi B became especially well-known in 2017 following the success of her single, "Bodak Yellow." The song was released on July 16, 2017 and constituted Cardi's B's first single on a major record label (Atlantic Records). It was at the top of the U.S. Billboard Top 100 for three weeks and even won Single of the Year at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards. In fact, "Bodak Yellow" was nominated for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
As Rolling Stone reported, in addition to "Bodak Yellow," Cardi B has also had a variety of other popular singles, including "MotorSport" and "Bartier Cardi," which were released in October 2017 and December 2017, respectively. Moreover, Cardi B has also served as a guest collaborator on Bruno Mars' popular "Finesse (Remix)" and G-Eazy's "No Limit."
In addition to her singles, the rapper has previously released two mixtapes, according to Consequence of Sound. The first mixtape, Gangsta B*tch Music, Vol. 1, was released in March 2016 and the second, Gangsta B*tch Music, Vol. 2, followed in January 2017.
2018 is already looking to be a very successful year for Cardi B as well. The rapper recently won Best New Artist at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 11. On top of that, she will be performing on Saturday Night Live (SNL) on April 7, the day after her album debuts, and will be headed on tour with Bruno Mars later this year.