Thu. Sep 21st, 2023

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are set to provide their new collaboration ‘Bongos’ its reside debut at subsequent week’s 2023 MTV VMAs.

The monitor was introduced earlier this week and landed on Friday (September 8). It’s the primary time that the 2 have joined forces since their international hit ‘WAP’, which dropped again in 2020.

On September 12 on the Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey, the pair will play the tune reside for the primary time alongside different performers together with the recently-announced Olivia Rodrigo, Måneskin, Doja Cat, Fall Out Boy and extra.

Taylor Swift, Doja Cat and SZA lead the listing of nominations for this yr’s VMAs, which was revealed final month.

Swift is main the best way with eight nominations, SZA earned six and Doja Cat, Kim Petras, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj and Sam Smith have all earned 5 every. The whole group of artists are additionally within the operating for this yr’s Video Of The Yr class.


Do not miss their first-ever efficiency of “Bongos” – TUESDAY at 8p on @MTV!!!

— Video Music Awards (@vmas) September 9, 2023

Elsewhere on the 2023 VMAs, Shakira is ready to be offered with the Video Vanguard Award, which was received in 2022 by Nicki Minaj, whereas different previous winners embrace Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott. Diddy will even obtain the World Icon Award and carry out on the occasion.

Discussing ‘Bongos’ with DJ Whoo Child on the Whoo’s Home radio present on SiriusXM, Cardi mentioned: “I ponder how persons are gonna react to this vibe as a result of they’re actually like anticipating ‘WAP,’ like, ‘oh, right here they go once more speaking this and that… We’re speaking a little bit, you already know, about some pussy, however not like ‘WAP’-type of stuff.”

“It feels good [to get back into the game],” Cardi added, saying of Megan: “It makes me really feel good that she trusts me. I’mma give my all. Not solely am I doing this for myself, [but] ‘I would like you to belief me.’ We belief one another.”

Of the monitor’s video, which you’ll watch beneath, Cardi mentioned: “It’s a unique theme, and the video is sort of a entire full totally different sort of theme… We labored so laborious on the music video. You’re gonna see… that’s thought put into that.”

The tune arrives on the heels of Cardi B’s current singles, ‘Scorching Shit’, which arrived final yr, and 2021’s ‘Up’.

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