After driving one of its contributors (Nicki Minaj) into previously uncharted territory in history books [click here to read more about that], ‘MotorSport’ – the Harajuku Barbie’s collaboration with Migos and Cardi B – proves itself to be the gift that keeps on giving.
Just ask Cardi…
This week, thanks to the tune’s #14 debut on the Hot 100 and high placement on other applicable singles’ charts, has seen the rapstress’s name penciled in history books for yet another reason. As fans know, prior to ‘Motorsport’s arrival she was already the…
- 1st (and only) female rapper to have a solo Hot 100 #1 hit this century
- 1st Latina to hit #1 since Shakira‘s ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ topped the charts in 2006
- 2nd female rapper in history to top the Hot 100 charts solo with her official debut single
- 2nd woman of color to have a #1 hit this decade
- Only ‘Love & Hip Hop’ act to score a top 10 hit since the show’s inception in 2011, let alone a #1
- Longest unaccompanied run at #1 on the Hot 100 by a female rapper [click here to read more]
- 5th female rapper in history to have a #1 single by any measure (solo or featured):
- Lauryn Hill – ‘Doo Wop’ (That Thing)
- Lil Kim – ‘Lady Marmalade’
- Shawnna – ‘Stand Up’
- Iggy Azalea – ‘Fancy’
- Cardi B – ‘Bodak Yellow’
Now, look below to see what impressive achievement she’ll be adding to the growing list above.
‘…[Cardi B] becomes the first woman to chart her first three entries on the [Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart] in the top 10 simultaneously.
In addition to being the first woman to see her first three Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs hits occupy the top 10 at once, Cardi is the first artist overall to do so since Fetty Wap in 2015. The triple play also makes Cardi B one of only six women to post three simultaneous top 10s at any point in her career. She joins Ashanti, who started the club in 2002, Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Beyonce and Rihanna.’