STORY OF SONG
“Money” is the hip-hop 2018 single from Cardi B, released in October 2018 and was written by Cardi B and Anthony White, with White producing the song.
“Money” is a hip-hop track that sees Cardi B reflect on her successes from that year as well as being a mother, showing off her possessions and financially stability.
The music video was uploaded to YouTube on the 21st December 2018 and was directed by Jora Frantzis and is age-restricted due to the themes of nudity in the video. Cardi B plays different characters in different locations, from an art museum to a strip club and to a bank. As of late May 2021, the video has over 105 million views with almost 2 million views.
Release Date: 23rd October 2018
Songwriter/s: Belcalis Almanzar & Anthony White
Producer: J. White Did It
Music Video Release Date: 21st December 2018
Music Video Director: Jora Frantzis
Chart Rankings, Certifications & Accolades: After its release, “Money” charted at:
– #65 in Australia
– #23 in Belgium
– #30 in Canada
– #15 in Greece
– #35 in Ireland
– #49 in Lithuania
– #36 in New Zealand
– #100 in Portugal
– #66 in Scotland
– #76 in Slovakia
– #9 in Sweden
– #35 in the UK
– #17 on the UK R&B
– #13 on the US Billboard Hot 100
– #7 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
– #2 on the US Billboard Rhythmic
“Money” is certified Silver in the UK, Platinum in Canada and 4x Platinum in the US.
“Money” received “Best Hip Hop Video” at both the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards and at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards; and also won the “Rhythm & Bars Award” at the 2019 Soul Train Music Awards.
The lyrics to “Money” can be read here.
Listen to “Money” on Apple Music.
Listen to “Money” on Spotify.