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NPR March 19, 2020
"Last Wednesday, Cardi B posted a 46-second video on Instagram, venting her frustrations and fears about the spread of the coronavirus. At the end of the clip, she yells out "Coronavirus! S*** is real! S*** is getting real!"
The conventional rules of pop stardom have never applied to Cardi B, but not even she could have foreseen the rapid-fire sequence of events that lead to her latest top 10 hit. Over the weekend, iMarkkeyz — a Brooklyn-based DJ who specializes in chopping up viral clips — got his hands on that soundbite and released a track simply called "Coronavirus," a loop of Cardi's ranting set to a trap beat."