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*The copyright for the cover art for the single “Bongos” by the artists Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion is believed to belong to the label Atlantic, or the graphic artist(s).

“Bongos” is the second collaboration from Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion since their hit 2020 single “WAP”. It was released on the 8th September 2023 through Atlantic Records.

The pop-rap song sees the duo team up again to discuss sexual liberation and sexual freedom. However, the track wasn’t met with the some positive acclaim as “WAP”, with critics going as far to describe the track as “boring”.

The music video was released alongside the single on the 8th September 2023 on Cardi B’s YouTube channel. As of the 20th September 2023, the video had 15.2 million views.

Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi B performed the song live for the first time at the 2023 VMAs.

Read the lyrics to “Bongos” here.

*All information accurate at the time of publishing (20th September 2023). 

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Release Date

8th September 2023


Belcalis Almanzar, Breyan Isaac, Carlos Londono, Chaniah Kelley, Donny Flores, James D. Steed, Jordan Thorpe & Megan Pete


Breyan Isaac for The Thirties, We Good & DJ SwanQo



Chart Rankings

In the first two weeks of its release, "Bongos" charted at: - #16 & #78 on various charts in Australia - #43 in Canada - #26 on the Billboard Global 200 - #64 in Ireland - #24 in Lithuania - #6 in New Zealand - #93 in Nigeria - #15 in Sweden - #16 & #35 on various charts in the UK - #14 on the US Billboard Hot 100 - #4 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #23 on the US Billboard Rhythmic *All chart rankings accurate at the time of publishing (20th September 2023).

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