Last month at the GRAMMYs, Cardi B performed her “WAP” single for the very first time with Megan Thee Stallion, who was also featured on it. This record originally debuted at No. 1. on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and is still one of the hottest records in the US. Following the Grammy performance, Cardi and Megan oddly received complaints from people to the FCC about how it was reportedly too sexual, just like he song is itself. Now, the final numbers are in for how many complaints. were filed.
1,000 Complaints Were Filed To FCC
According to Rolling Stone, the FCC ended up receiving over 1,000 complaints about Cardi and Megan’s “WAP” performance. Initial reports listed the amount of complaints in the days after the performance at “80 or so.” According to RS, there were very lengthy complaints here from people who simply found it offensive.
“This was a disgusting display of nothing more than sluts being sluts. Is this going to continue? If so, I certainly want to know who to contact to file a lawsuit against the performers, the network, and any and all persons, corporations, etc who either directly or indirectly participated in this display of pornography. If you do not do anything about this, I will need to seek legal advice regarding any action I may take against you.”
Cardi Is Waiting To Submit ‘WAP’ For Awards Considerations
For those wondering, Cardi did not submit “WAP” for Grammy consideration this year. Cardi revealed in an Instagram Live session that she is not pressed about winning GRAMMYs and is waiting to release her sophomore album before she sends WAP out for award considerations.
“If I was pressed for a Grammy I would’ve submitted ‘WAP’ for this year and I didn’t submit it. I don’t want to be submitted to award shows until I put out my album because I think my album is so good. It means something.”
‘WAP’ Is Certified 5x Platinum In The US
“WAP” continues to post big numbers in streams as last month, the single was officially certified platinum by the RIAA in the US. This was also the same night that Cardi’s 2017 breakout hit single, “Bodak Yellow,” reached diamond status. That milestone made Cardi the first female rapper to do so. As for WAP, expect that record to appear on Cardi’s sophomore album, which still doesn’t have a title or release date yet.
Megan Took Home Three GRAMMYs Last Month
Cardi is holding off on award considerations for WAP but last month, “WAP’s” other contributor, Megan, won big at the GRAMMYs. She won three out of the four awards she was nominated in. These were for Best New Artist, Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Performance. The song that won big for her was her “Savage” remix featuring fellow Houston legend, Beyoncè. For many, this is a sign of even more GRAMMYs to come for Megan as she’s become a superstar over these last two years.