Cardi B talks stripping, getting butt injections and being in a gang

Rapper Cardi B gets candid about getting illegal butt injections and how she left her gang life behind to be a stripper.

Emily Treadgold

Cardi B doesn't hold back in her interviews. In her latest sitdown, the rapper shares details ranging from getting butt injections to her gang affiliations. 


The 25-year-old revealed that she got the injections at just 21 years old which included venturing into a basement apartment in Queens, New York and paying a woman $800 to inject her butt with fillers.


"They don't numb your ass with anything," she told GQ. "It was the craziest pain ever. I felt like I was gonna pass out. I felt a little dizzy. And it leaks for, like, five days."


Cardi went on to add that she wanted the cosmetic upgrade because the other strippers made more money than her and they had bigger butts. The soon-to-be mom also said that her boyfriend at the time cheated on her with a woman with a larger butt, so granted, she had her reasons.

The "Bodak Yellow" rapper wanted to go in for a touch-up but then the fillers were unavailable, sayng, "By the time I was gonna go get it, the lady got locked up 'cause she's supposedly killed somebody. Well, somebody died on her table."


Cardi B also opened up about ga which she eventually left for stripping.


"When I was 16 years old, I used to hang out with a lot ofBloods," she told the outlet. "I used to pop off with my homies. And they'd say, 'Yo, you really get it poppin'. You should come home. You should turn Blood.' And I did. Yes, I did."

Sometimes it's like that. And sometimes I see people that's in the same gang kill each other. So sometimes there is no loyalty. Sometimes you gotta do certain things to get higher, to get higher and higher. You're doing all of that and you not making money off of it. That's why I don't talk about it much. Because I wouldn't want a young person, a young girl, to think it's okay to join it.

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