If you missed out on getting the new Pearl Jam song “Get It Back” on Oct. 2, you’re in luck: The band has just released the tune on all streaming services.
“Get It Back” was previously available only on Good Music to Avert the Collapse of American Democracy, Volume 2, which dropped earlier in the month, and was available for only one day. The compilation featured not only Pearl Jam’s new song, but also music by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Feist, The Postal Service, My Morning Jacket, and others.
The collection of music was released to benefit the Voting Rights Lab, a nonpartisan organization that works to protect and defend all Americans’ voting rights.
The band also announced on Oct. 10 that they will be streaming a set from April 2016 during which they played their iconic album Ten from start to finish. The livestream takes place Oct. 22, the 30th anniversary of their first live performance.
FKA Twigs has made good use of her time amid the coronavirus lockdown.
During an interview for the Grammy Museum’s Programs at Home series, the 32-year-old British artist revealed to moderator Scott Goldman that she has completed a brand new album while being stuck indoors during the pandemic.
“It was one-third of the way through and I just said, ‘You know what, I’m just going to make an album,’ and I just went and did it,” Twigs said during the virtual interview. “I’m just sort of finishing it now.”
The singer-songwriter’s last album, Magdalene, arrived last November. The nine-track set, her second release, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Dance/Electronic Albums chart.
Twigs said she primarily worked Spanish producer El Guincho to write the new as-yet untitled album over FaceTime. Other collaborators included songwriters Billy Walsh and Ali Tamposi.
“I was working with people I’d never met in real life and we were doing the whole thing over FaceTime and it was great because I couldn’t go in the studio at the beginning,” she explained, noting that the time difference between the U.K. and U.S. allowed her to work day and night.
Twigs said she prefers collaborating on new music in person, but that she has “embraced” this new way of writing.
“I managed to find a sense of community over the Internet, which is unusual for me. I’m not a very Internet-y person,” she said.
Twigs added that being in quarantine has allowed her to explore new interests, such as learning how to read music and practicing the piano.
Selena Gomez is continuing to open up about mental health issues. In a new chat with Dr. Vivek Murthy posted to her Rare Beauty’s Instagram Oct. 10, the singer shares how she struggled with depression at the start of the global coronavirus pandemic.
“In the beginning, I couldn’t deal with it that well. I kind of went into a bit of a depression,” the extroverted singer shared with Murthy, who was the surgeon general under President Barack Obama. “And then I started going into a place where I was really writing and being active. I guess it just forced me to have that time.”
“My job is a lot of travel, connecting with people, making people happy, and that makes me happy, so it has been a struggle,” continued the 28-year-old, who noted that the pandemic has allowed her to spend more time with people who are important to her, including her family. But she has found things that make her feel better during this global health crisis.
“Slowly, towards the end, I found thing things I’m doing are coming out, and that was extremely exciting for me. I’ve worked on personal things like a beauty line that has a goal of reaching $100 million in 10 years for mental health,” Gomez shared. “And recently, I’ve been able to go to the studio. So I would say right now, I’m fully coming out again and I just think I had to handle it the way I needed to handle it, and got through it with the right people and doing the right things and doing the right steps to not make me go crazy.”
In May, the singer — who was quarantining with her grandparents and friends in Los Angeles — said that in these challenging times, she thought it was important to be aware of what’s happening, yet give yourself breaks. “I think it’s important to stay informed and be aware of the latest news, but also take breaks from it because it can be overwhelming,” she advised.
Earlier in the year, the “Lose You to Love Me” singer, who has previously been open about her struggles with depression and anxiety, discussed her bipolar diagnosis in a chat with Miley Cyrus for the latter’s Bright Minded Instagram Live series. “I went to one of the best mental hospitals in … America, McClean Hospital, and I discussed that after years of going through a lot of different things, I realized that I was bipolar,” Gomez told Cyrus at the time. “And so when I got to know more information, it actually helps me. It doesn’t scare me once I know it.”
Gomez was honored with the 2019 McClean Award for her work in mental health advocacy. Watch her chat with Dr. Murthy below.
If you are anyone you know is struggling with mental health issues, reach out to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s national hotline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) for free, confidential referrals and information 24/7.
The virtual gala — which raised $1 million on Saturday, according to Variety — concluded with Smith and Warwick joining forces with Gladys Knight, Kenny G and Cynthia Erivo for an all-star collaboration of “That’s What Friends Are For.” The performance was introduced by Burt Bacharach and Carole Bayer Sager, who co-wrote the 1980s classic.
Watch the performance of “That’s What Friends Are For” at the 1 hour, 25-minute mark below.
Cardi B filed for divorce from Offset on Tuesday (Sept. 15) after being married for three years, according to the Fulton County Magistrate in Georgia.
This comes just five days before their third anniversary. The all-star hip-hop couple’s marriage certificate is dated on September 20, 2017, according to Fulton County court documents. They secretly married before the Migos rapper proposed to her onstage at Power 99’s Powerhouse concert in Philadelphia in October.
The duo’s relationship began in early 2017, and has since brought cheating scandals, a secret marriage, baby Kulture Kiari Cephus and some hot collaborative tracks.
Billboard has compiled a timeline of the all-star hip-hop couple’s relationship, from collaborating on music to filing for divorce.
Dec. 2016: Cardi B Teases “Lick” Collaboration With Offset
While it is possible that the two never met during recording, the pair were linked nearly a month prior to the Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 2 release. In a since-deleted Instagram post by Cardi B, she danced and made it rain in the club while teasing the collaborative track.
Feb. 2017: Super Bowl Date
According to a Migos interview with Rolling Stone, Offset admitted that after watching Cardi rise as an artist, he had a publicist set up a dinner in New York with a group of women, including the Bronx rapper in early 2017. “I was like, ‘Damn, I am on her!’ ” he said. “I am like, ‘Shit, I like Cardi B!’ ”
However, it wasn’t until the Super Bowl that the couple were first seen holding hands in public. Cardi B was also spotted in a live video streamed by Offset, which was later reposted by fan accounts.
Feb. 14: Cardi Posts a Telling Video On Her Instagram
On Valentine’s Day, Cardi B posted an Instagram video of her and her “babe” Offset. Judging by the pair’s outfits and the stadium seats in the background, it’s a video from their hot date to the Super Bowl earlier that month.
March 2017: Cardi Denies Relationship Rumors
“I’m not saying I’m dating an Atlanta guy,” Cardi said during a Fader interview after being asked about the potential relationship. She refused to offer any further comment on the speculations.
April 2017: Offset Also Denies Relationship Rumors
Soon after, during a Migos interview with Tim Westwood, Offset only offered a playful smirk on the subject of Cardi B, while the rest of the group laughed. “Shout out Cardi B,” said Migos member Quavo. Earlier that month, Westwood received the same silent treatment when he asked Offset about his relationship to the Bronx rapper.
May 2017: Cardi B and Offset Attend the Met Gala After Party
Cardi B and Offset were seen at the Met Gala after party together at 1 Oak nightclub. According to reports, the couple appeared more smitten than ever. Cardi B dressed in a dazzling blush pink sheer dress, while Offset rocked a velvet turtleneck with chains.
June 2017: Cardi B Still Doesn’t Confirm Her Relationship With Offset
“It’s been a blessing, me meeting him and meeting his friends,” Cardi B told Faderabout her friendship with Migos. “I see how hard they work. And that motivated me to work even harder.” While she didn’t confirm any romantic ties to the Atlanta rapper, she stated “a lot of positive things came out of that [meeting].” Later that month, the two attended the BET awards separately.
July 2017: Offset Buys Cardi a $60,000 Chain
While backstage at a Meek Mill concert, Cardi B and Offset appeared happier than ever as she flashed her personalized chain gifted to her by Offset.
In a since-deleted Instagram post, Offset posted a video rocking a massive ring on his pinky finger. However, Cardi B denied engagement rumors at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. “It is not true,” she said to Us Weekly and other reporters.
Oct. 11, 2017: Offset Wishes Cardi a Happy Birthday With Loving Instagram Post
Migos were on tour promoting their second album Culture in New Zealand on Cardi B’s birthday, but that didn’t stop Offset from posting adorable videos and photos of the two in honor of the big day. Offset shared an intimate video with his girlfriend, and a candid photo with the caption: “H A P P Y B D A Y U ARE AMAZING TO ME YOU GOT IT OUT DA MUDD NO HELP NOBODY WAS BELIEVING AT FIRST BUT THAT MADE YOU GO HARDER U NOT WEAK U TAKE CARE YA WHOLE FAMILY AND ME —- I L O V E Y O U.”
In her true Cardi B style, she realized the negative implications of her beau not being in town for her birthday. “Oh, my gosh, I’m not getting no dick on my birthday,” Cardi told Rolling Stone in her 2017 cover story. She wouldn’t have anyway, as she noted, “Because I got my period.”
Oct. 21, 2017: Cardi B Says She’s Single
In since-deleted Instagram posts, Cardi B captioned a selfie “single” and a separate photo “Peace nikka,” fueling rumors that she and Offset had broken up.
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Oct. 22, 2017: Cardi & Offset are Back On
It wasn’t long before Cardi B reacted to the slew of breakup rumors by sending out a series of hilarious tweets. “Reasons why me and Offset got into it,” she began on Twitter, “I thought he stole my purple blanket but it wasn’t him so I’m still looking for the suspect.” The “Bodak Yellow” star also added that “on a serious note,” she is still head over heels for her man, who was “gifted to [her] from Jesus.”
Reasons why me and Offset got into it …I think he stoled my purple blanket –but it wasn’t him so I’m still looking for the suspect
?Later that month, she explained the situation further on her Instagram Story. “So listen babes, I exaggerated a lil bit earlier cause I was really upset and the Bronx girl in me always have to go to the extreme. I came to my senses now. I’m sorry … waffle house on me?” she wrote.
Oct. 29, 2017: Offset Proposes to Cardi B
Judging by their turbulent relationship, it is safe to say no one saw this coming. During a sold-out performance for Power 99’s Powerhouse in Philadelphia, Offset got down on one knee to pop the question to the Bronx rapper on stage. Of course, the crowd went wild and Cardi B said yes. Later, she showed off the massive, $500,000 teardrop-shaped rock backstage.
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Dec. 21, 2017: Cardi B Mentions Offset in “Bartier Cardi”
Cardi B wrapped up her incredible year with the release of her single “Bartier Cardi,” making sure to reference her fiancee Offset in the lyrics: “Cardi put the p—y on Offset/Cartier, Cardi B brain on Offset.”
Dec. 24, 2017: Offset Accused Of Cheating On Cardi B
An alleged video surfaced of what appeared to be Offset with another naked woman in a hotel. The Migos rapper reportedly claimed that his iCloud was hacked. Days later, a model named Celine Powell claimed to be pregnant with Offset’s baby.
Although both Offset and Cardi denied the cheating rumors, Cardi was spotted without her engagement ring during a New Year’s Eve public appearance.
Jan. 9, 2018: Cardi Addresses Cheating Rumors
In a since-deleted tweet, the Bronx rapper shared her opinion on the rumors surrounding her situation with Offset. “Why is it a problem that I want to take my time with a decision on my relationship ?” she wrote. “Why do I have to explain myself? I don’t ask ya why you still with that man that lives with his mom, that don’t pay your bills … Since when you guys had perfect relationship?”
Jan. 14, 2018: Offset Gets a Cardi B Tattoo
In a since-deleted Instagram video, Cardi caresses Offset’s neck and reveals his new “Cardi B” tattoo.
In a since-deleted Instagram post, Cardi B shared a video of her lip-synching and dancing along to a remix of the 2017 hit “Ahora Dice.” After an internet troll commented asking the Bronx rapper to share her “secret,” referring to a possible baby-bump stomach, Cardi fired back: “No b*tch I’m just getting fat. Let me fat in peace.”
March 19, 2018: Cardi B Addresses Offset Cheating Rumors
As Cosmopolitan’s April cover star, Cardi B opened up about her situation with Offset. “It’s like everybody is coming down my neck like, ‘Why are you not leaving him? You have low self-esteem.’ I don’t have low self-esteem…I know I look good,” Cardi told Cosmopolitan in an interview. “I know I’m rich, I know I’m talented. I know I could get any man I want — any basketball player, football player. But I want to work out my shit with my man, and I don’t got to explain why. I’m not your property. This is my life…I’m going to take my time, and I’m going to decide on my decision…it’s not right, what he fucking did — but people don’t know what I did, ’cause I ain’t no angel.” She wrapped up with a hilarious question for her haters: “Since when are all these women dating pastors and deacons?”
March 29, 2018: Cardi B Issues a Warning
Cardi B released the single “Be Careful With Me,” that would later appear on her Invasion of Privacy album. While the entire song addresses the ups and downs of their relationship, in the chorus, the rapper gives a clear warning to — who else could it be? — Offset: “Be careful with me/do you know what you doin’?/Whose feelings that you hurtin’ and bruisin’?/You gon’ gain the whole world/But is it worth the girl that you’re losin’?”
April 7, 2018: Cardi Reveals Her Baby Bump On SNL
After months of denying pregnancy rumors, Cardi announced that she was in fact, pregnant with Offset’s baby. She also took the stage on Saturday Night Live to perform “Be Careful With Me” in a dazzling white gown, accentuating her now-huge baby bump.
April 9, 2018: Cardi Addresses Cheating Rumors Again
In an interview with GQ, Cardi B once again commented on the rumors surrounding her and Offset’s rocky relationship. “For a long time we was in love with each other but we didn’t really trust in each other,” she said. “It was like a competition of who’s gonna hit each other up first. I don’t want to hit him up first; he will hit me up first. People used to put things in my head: ‘He gonna leave you. He be f–king with mad bitches.’ People used to put things in his head: ‘Cardi, she’s a dog. Don’t trust her.’ We never really trusted each other because I always feel like he could get any girl he wants — what makes me think he’s gonna want me? I think he felt the same way. N—as want to be with me, and bitches wanna be with him.”
She also mentioned that Offset is a great business partner. “I don’t really know the music business too well,” she admitted. “So I always feel like people taking advantage of me, he’s always making sure that I’m well taken care of or that I learn something.”
May 2018: Offset and Cardi Attend the Met Gala Separately
A pregnant Cardi B swept the crowd at this year’s met gala in a jewel-encrusted dress and matching headpiece, making her red carpet appearance with designer Jeremy Scott.
June 20, 2018: Cardi B and Offset Share Rolling Stone Cover
Rolling Stone’s June cover featured pregnant Cardi with Offset kissing her belly alongside the caption, “Cardi B & Offset: A Hip Hop Love Story.”
June 25, 2018: Cardi Admits The Pair Were Already Married
Cardi B took to Twitter to tell the spontaneous story of her marriage to Offset in Sept. 2017. While there was no ring or dress involved, the Bronx rapper ended her announcement with another message to her haters. “Well now since you nosey lil f–ks know, at least you can stop saying I had a baby out of wedlock,” she wrote.
This why i name my album “Invasion of privacy” cause people will do the most to be nosey about your life .Welp fuck it . pic.twitter.com/U3uHFOT3qK
According to TMZ, as a tribute to Offset, whose real name is Kiari Cephus, the couple decided to name their new daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus.
Oct. 9, 2018: Cardi Addresses Cheating Rumors Again
“When I got married with my dude, we still had a lot of doubts, because our relationship is not like everybody’s,” she told W in an interview. “He was always traveling, and I was always traveling. We’re artists. So I used to see him, like, twice a week, and, you know, he’s known for having different women, and I’m known for, like, not taking sh*t from guys. But we really loved each other, and we was scared to lose each other.”
Nov. 2018: Offset Hints at Collab Album With Cardi
In an interview with The New York Times, Offset hinted that him and wifey Cardi could possibly drop a joint album, Beyonce and Jay-Z style. “I have no distractions,” he told The New York Times. “And me and her? We haven’t even dropped an album yet. That’s a whole other realm.” He also added that marrying Cardi was “the best thing that’s happened” to him. “I’d seen [Cardi’s] potential, her vision, her grind,” he said. “Whatever she does, she’s going to master it. She’s like me…she brings excitement and pressure to me, but I like that…I have a wife and a child — that changed my whole everything. I was a young hothead, but now I understand the value of life.”
Dec. 5, 2018: Cardi Announces Her Split From Offset
Cardi B shared a video to Instagram announcing her split from Offset after a long and emotional journey.
“There you go, peace and love,” she captioned the since-deleted Instagram video.
Dec. 9, 2018: Offset Gets Emotional About Cardi on Twitter
The rapper let everyone know how he felt about the breakup with one simple tweet: “FUCK YALL I MISS CARDI.”
Dec. 15, 2018: Offset Tries to Get Cardi Back — In a Very Public Way
The day after his 27th birthday, Offset took to social media to comment on their relationship again, this time with a very candid apology to his ex. “I only have one birthday wish, and that’s to get my wife back,” he said in a video posted to Instagram. He went on to apologize for “breaking your heart, breaking our promise, breaking God’s promise and being a selfish, messed-up husband” and made it clear that wasn’t ready to give up: “I wanna be able to spend the rest of my life with you.”
His apology turned into an even more public affair when he crashed Cardi’s headlining set at Rolling Loud in Los Angeles that night. Offset showed up with a lavish floral arrangement that read “TAKE ME BACK, CARDI,” a gesture that didn’t go over so well. He and his flowers were quietly removed from the stage.
Dec. 16, 2018: Cardi and Offset Both Address What Happened at Rolling Loud
In a set of since-deleted videos shared on Instagram, Cardi thanked fans for their support — but politely told them to stop making Offset feel bad with negative comments on the Internet. “Violating my baby father is not going to make me feel any better, because at the end of the day, that’s still family,” she said.
“I’m not saying that I’m gonna get back together with him,” Cardi clarified. “I just don’t like that bashing online thing.”
Offset left his own thoughts on Twitter following his failed public apology to Cardi. “All of my wrongs have been made public, i figure It’s only right that my apologies are made public too,” he explained.
All of my wrongs have been made public, i figure It’s only right that my apologies are made public too. A nigga was just trying …..thank god I ain’t got no balloons sheeesh
Jan. 31, 2019: Cardi and Offset Reconcile and Lay Down New Relationship Rules
TMZ reported that Cardi returned to their home in Atlanta for the first time since she split with him during the previous month. In an Instagram story, she posted a screenshot of her FaceTime call where Offset was kissing Kulture. “I wanna go home,” she wrote. The TMZ report also mentioned the Migos rapper changed his cellphone number and is adhering to a “no groupies” rule to show he’s honest and faithful.
Feb. 10, 2019: They Step onto the 2019 Grammys Red Carpet Together
Cardi and Offset French-kissed and made up ahead of the 61st Grammy Awards, where Cardi was nominated for five awards, including album of the year. She eventually became the first female singer to win best rap album with Invasion of Privacy.
“Babe, I can’t breathe,” she exclaimed to Offset, whom she brought on stage for her acceptance speech. “You, husband, thank you. Nah, serious, because he was like, ‘You gonna do this album, girl. We gonna have this baby. We gonna make this album.'”
May 1, 2019: Their PDA Strikes Again at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards
Cardi and Offset turned the red carpet even hotter at the 2019 BBMAs, where they smooched for their glam shots in the beginning of the night. Cardi, who lead with 21 nominations and ended up winning for top rap female artist, posted an Instagram video of her and Offset walking to the awards show with the caption, “I love you babe. Thank you for always uplifting and encouraging me and loving my crazy a–.”
In support of his debut studio album Father of Four, Offset brought out wifey for his outdoor performance of “Clout” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Sept. 10, 2019: Cardi and Offset Celebrate Their Second Marriage Anniversary
Cardi shared a sweet backstage photo of her and her hubby on the second anniversary of their nuptials. “9/20/17 Happy marriage anniversary hubby. We keep learning and growing.Thats what marriage about,” she captioned the post.
Offset shared a touching video montage dedicated to his woman with his “Don’t Lose Me” track, which talks about winning her back, playing in the background. “Today is our anniversary nobody believed it was real. We got married without nobody knowing because it was only between us and God! Now we have beautiful Kulture and a big family,” he wrote. “I love you 4ever and after life.”
Dec. 9, 2019: Cardi Tells Vogue Why She Took Offset Back
In her January 2020 cover story interview, the “I Do” rapper publicly set the record straight for the first time why she stayed with Offset despite the cheating scandals.
“When me and my husband got into our issues—you know, he cheated and everything—and I decided to stay with him and work together with him, a lot of people were so mad at me; a lot of women felt disappointed in me,” Cardi said. “But it’s real-life sh–. If you love somebody and you stop being with them, and you’re depressed and social media is telling you not to talk to that person because he cheated, you’re not really happy on the inside until you have the conversation. Then, if you get back with them, it’s like, how could you? You let all of us down. People that be in marriages for years, when they say till death do us part, they not talking about little arguments like if you leave the fridge open. That’s including everything.”
Cardi also explained how priests were involved in their reconciliation process, which she believes concerns no one else except for the two of them. “Everybody has issues. I believe in forgiveness. I prayed on it. Me and my husband, we prayed on it. We had priests come to us,” she continued. “And we just came to an understanding like, bro, it’s really us against the world. He has my back for everything, I have his back for everything, so when you cheat, you’re betraying the person that has your back the most. Why would you do that? We have come to a clear understanding. For me, monogamy is the only way. I’ll beat your a– if you cheat on me.”
Dec. 24, 2019: Cardi and Offset Give a Tour of Their “Dream House”
After two years of house hunting, the two lovebirds locked it down together in their $5.8 million Atlanta mansion, complete with a gun range and wine cellar, just in time for Christmas. Cardi didn’t mind showing off their “dream house” to her 75 million Instagram followers by posted numerous IGTV videos.
May 10, 2020: Offset Spoils Cardi with Birkins and Roses for Mother’s Day
Offset wrote a sweet note for Cardi on Mother’s Day underneath a candid family picture he posted on Instagram: “Happy Mother’s Day since I met you it’s been love thank you for my beautiful daughter she smart with attitude like you and talented like us both my kids and you help me become a better guy all around Thank You WIFE !!!!”
But Cardi showed just how generous Offset can be when she posted up with her presents, including lime green and turquoise Hermès Birkin bags and 36 bouquets of red, gold and purple roses (with 36 flowers in each, making for a total of 1,080 roses).
June 21, 2020: Cardi Posts Father’s Day Tribute to Offset with All His Children
Cardi returned the love to Offset on Father’s Day by posting a picture of him with Kulture and her three half-siblings Jordan, Kody and Kalea. She separately posted an older video of Kulture saying “Baba” while tugging on her napping father’s braids. “Happy Father’s Day again !!! This still happens till this day but now she smacks him,” she captioned the cute clip.
Page Six reported officially celebrated the holiday at the newly reopened Tao LA, where their party was divided amongst different tables to abide by social distancing requirements amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
January 2020 – Cardi B Addresses Cheating Scandal in Vogue
In her Vogue January 2020 cover story, the “hitmaker explained why she stayed with Offset despite numerous cheating scandals and fans’ criticisms about her decision.
“When me and my husband got into our issues—you know, he cheated and everything—and I decided to stay with him and work together with him, a lot of people were so mad at me; a lot of women felt disappointed in me,” she explained. “But it’s real-life sh–. If you love somebody and you stop being with them, and you’re depressed and social media is telling you not to talk to that person because he cheated, you’re not really happy on the inside until you have the conversation. Then, if you get back with them, it’s like, how could you? You let all of us down. People that be in marriages for years, when they say till death do us part, they not talking about little arguments like if you leave the fridge open. That’s including everything.”
September 15, 2020 – Cardi Files for Divorce
Cardi B filed for divorce from Offset on Tuesday (Sept. 15) after being married for three years, according to the Fulton County Magistrate in Georgia.
The filing on Fulton County website spells out Cardi B and Offset’s real names in the contested divorce case titled “Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar vs. Kiari Kendrell Cephus.” The court documents obtained by Billboard indicate that Cardi is asking the court to award her primarily legal and physical custody of their child. Their hearing is scheduled for Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. This comes just five days before their third anniversary.
September 18, 2020 – Cardi Speaks Out
Days after filing for divorce, Cardi B explained why she was splitting from Offset. “The reason for my divorce is not because of none of that s–t that ever happened before. It’s not because of cheating. I’m seeing people be like, ‘Oh, he has a baby on the way.’ That’s a whole f–king complete lie. That’s the second time people are trying to pin babies over here. No, that’s bulls–t,” she told fans in an Instagram live. “I just got tired of f–king arguing. I got tired of not seeing things eye to eye.”
October 10, 2020 – The Exes Get Really Friendly
Offset joined Cardi B to celebrate her 28th birthday in Las Vegas. After partying it up at a club, the birthday girl and her friends moved on to what appeared to be a lavish hotel room to continue the dancing. There, Cardi showed off some sexy moves, including twerking for Offset, who put his hand on his apparently not-so-estranged wife’s behind. In one video shared to Instagram stories, Cardi jumps on the Migos rapper, who is lying down, to give him a horizontal lap dance of sorts.
In Instagram Stories videos shared by friends in attendance, Cardi — whose birthday is Oct. 11 — celebrated in a stunning curve-hugging dress that featured a metallic top and clean white bottom. While at the club, she danced, drank and enjoyed a colorful, multiple-tiered cake. At one point, Cardi was spotted kissing Offset, per a photo obtained by E! News.
But the party didn’t end at the club. Per the Stories videos, she and her friends continued dancing into the morning at what appeared to be a hotel, where Offset was once again present. In his own Instagram Stories videos, he shared clips of the birthday girl — now in a comfy gray outfit — twerking in front of him. In one clip, he puts his hand on her bottom as she grooves.
It only got spicier from there. The Migos rapper also shared in his Stories a video taken by a friend showing Cardi B jumping on top of him as he was lying on the floor, giving him a horizontal lap dance.
Offset also shared a video of himself dancing on a balcony overlooking Vegas, which appeared to hint at how he feels about the mother of his daughter, Kulture. He wrote in the caption, “When ya girl from Newyork and ima Atlanta N—a.” Cardi B is from Manhattan.
Ahead of Cardi’s birthday, she got a very public shoutout via her 2-year-old daughter with Offset, Kulture. She shared on Instagram a video on Oct. 9 of herself admiring a big pink Billboard that read “Happy birthday mommy love, Kulture.” In the clip, Cardi can be heard gushing, “Oh my goodness! Oh my God!” She captioned the video, “Thank you sir. I love it.” Fans speculated in the comments that the unnamed “sir” was none other than Offset.
According to the Fulton County Magistrate’s website, the divorce case is still open. Billboard has reached out to reps for Cardi B and Offset.
Fiona Apple gave a rare live performance and interview as part of The New Yorker’s virtual festival on Saturday (Oct. 10).
During her intimate socially distanced performance, where she was backed by several other musicians, the 43-year-old singer-songwriter sat at a piano and powerfully delivered the first three songs from her latest album, Fetch the Bolt Cutters.
Watch her perform “I Want You to Love Me,” “Shameika” and “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” in the video below.
Apple’s appearance at The New Yorker Festival was a treat for fans, who don’t often get to see the singer perform in a live setting. In recent years, she’s only given a handful of live performances, including an appearance at a 2019 tribute concert for Chris Cornell in Los Angeles and as a surprise guest during St. Vincent’s set at Texas’ Trans-Pecos Festival in 2017.
In addition to her musical performance, Apple also sat down for a virtual interview with New Yorker writer Emily Nussbaum, who penned an eye-opening profile about the reclusive artist ahead of Fetch the Bolt Cutters’ release in April.
Fetch the Bolt Cutters marks Apple’s first new musical release in eight years. The album’s lead single, “Shameika,” launched the singer back onto the Billboard airplay chart after a two-decade absence.