Cardi B's 'Bodak Yellow:' The Highest-Charting Song By a Woman Rapper in Three Years

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Photography: Tayte Hanson

If there were any doubt about Cardi B’s ability to make money moves, they’re gone now. The singer, who found Instagram fame while working as a stripper in New York, has been making waves for years—going from reality TV star to chart-topping musician with multiple BET Award nominations.

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Now, the Bronx rapper just made history for her breakout single, “Bodak Yellow,” and shows no signs of slowing down. The track is now the highest charting single by a female rapper since Nick Minaj’s “Anaconda” slithered to No. 2 on the Billboard charts in 2014.

The track, which came out earlier this summer, has been steadily climbing the Hot 100 charts until this past week when it skyrocketed from No 28 to No. 14. on the Streaming Songs chart, the song also went from No. 13 to No. 6 and is sitting at No. 2 on iTunes. Listen, below. 

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