But when Cardi B accepted her first Grammy award - making rap history in the process - the 26-year-old had the crowd falling in love with her softer side. What it takes, how hard we work through the disrespectful challenges, just to make art.
"Let's celebrate her fight".
Offset, 27, was blessed with the best second chance possible - he got to accompany his Grammy-winning wife, Cardi B, at the Recording Academy's award show on February 10! I love you Cardi.
In the video, she cried out that it was not her style to bring down a person in the effort to uplift someone else.
"I remember last year when I didn't win for 'Bodak Yellow, ' everybody was like, 'Cardi got snubbed, Cardi got snubbed.' Now this year's a f-ing problem?" she said. "Didn't went to sleep in my bed, sometimes for four days straight-pregnant!" she explained.
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She also won Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media for her hit song Shallow from A Star Is Born.
You can read BET's apology and view Cardi B's video (since deleted on her fan page) below.
Minaj's last album, 2018's Queen, was recently certified platinum by the Recording Institute of America, signifying sales and streams of more than one million, her fourth consecutive album to reach that benchmark.
Cardi B.is also the first artist to have all of the songs off of the album rank high on the music charts. I listen to my album and I cry because I know the hell I went thruu doing the album is always a bittersweet memory.