Cardi B Is The 1st Female Rapper To Earn Diamond-Certified Song With ‘Bodak Yellow’
Cardi B’s first mainstream hit is helping her make history.
As of Tuesday, March 9th, Cardi B’s Bodak Yellow has sold more than 10 million copies, making her the first female rapper to land a diamond-certified song.
The magic 10 million sales include streaming, which was just recently added into the fold.
Bodak Yellow was released in the summer of 2017 and ultimately made its way to the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 list, where it sat for three weeks.
In 2018, she was also the first female rapper to have three songs on the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. Bodak Yellow along with her hit I Like It and her collaboration with Maroon 5for Girls Like You made the coveted chart simultaneously.
Meanwhile, I Like It has gone platinum nine times while Girls Like You has made the accomplishment eight times.