Cardi B’s rep set the report straight on why the rapper refused to carry out on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present with Maroon 5, with whom she collaborated on No. 1 hit “Ladies Like You.”
Sources advised Web page Six that Cardi, 26, demanded $1 million and “the pink carpet therapy” to carry out at soccer’s greatest evening, however her publicist shot down the claims.
“The rumor circulating that she needs 1,000,000 and he or she needs her personal set is fake,” Cardi’s rep advised Web page Six. “There was by no means a agency provide to start with for a efficiency. There [were] talks about it, however she was not significantly fascinated with collaborating due to how she feels about Colin Kaepernick and the entire motion … However once more, there was by no means a stable provide for her to say sure or no to relating to the Tremendous Bowl. She is already confirmed to do a set with Bruno Mars that weekend.”
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Maroon 5 reportedly had points discovering company who’d take part within the efficiency earlier than signing on rapper Travis Scott, as many artists deliberate to boycott the Tremendous Bowl to point out assist for Colin Kaepernick and different NFL gamers who knee in the course of the nationwide anthem to police brutality in opposition to individuals of shade.
Rihanna, who collaborated with Maroon 5 on “If I By no means See Your Face Once more,” was reported to have beforehand turned down a spot on the halftime present in assist of Kaepernick.
Rapper Jay-Z, who stated he turned down the Tremendous Bowl halftime present in 2017, is rumored to be attempting to speak Scott out of performing on the 2019 sport.