She said: "He was like 'You gonna have this baby and you gonna make this album'".
But, the debate continues with no signs of ending. "Maybe I need to start smoking weed".
In a recent post, she said: "To all the parents, students, administrators, community members & local government officials, DEMAND MUSIC EDUCATION in your schools as part of the core curriculum".
And thus the New Yorker began clocking her rapid ascent to stardom: as her profile grew, Cardi in 2015 gave up stripping to give rap a go.
"Oh my goodness", she said, struggling to gather herself. Every chart that there was, my album was top 10. "I was like, I just got to work harder to get one".
But she wastes little time on the tribulations of love: the superstar favors the themes of proud women - and money.
Despite the lack of big names in hip-hop performing at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, it didn't stop Cardi B from channeling her own high school performing days on stage for her own show-stopping performance.
Her risque video for the track wowed the internet for scenes that show Cardi breast-feeding, pole-dancing and playing the piano naked, as women shower other women in cash.
Cardi B knows how to bring the house down!