One of the biggest surprises of the summer?
The ease with which Hip-Hop newcomer Cardi B pulled the chart rug from beneath Taylor Swift‘s ‘Look What You Made Me Do.’
Fans of the ladies will know that Swift’s cut reigned supreme atop the Billboard Hot 100 before Cardi, propelled and powered by Hip-Hop’s star makers, rocked her world by kicking her from the top to claim the spot for her baby ‘Bodak.’
This week, it seems Cardi is far from finished.
Despite selling more units than ‘Bodak’, ‘Look’ finds itself shaken, stirred, scorched and slain by the cut because ‘Bodak’ is generating more money via streams.
In the last week Swift’s jam earned $8,732 more than Cardi’s but fell short on the chart above because Cardi pocketed more than she did on streaming platforms like Tidal, Apple Music and Spotify.
Sans streams, the roles would be reversed.
With this in mind, we ask…