American rapper, Cardi B has has made history with her single, “Bodak Yellow”, which has earned a Diamond-certified status.
This development makes her the first female rapper to achieve such feat.
On Monday, Cardi’s breakout single, which earned the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2017, officially became certified diamond by the RIAA.
The Bronx artist the first female rapper to now have a song sell more than 10 million units.
The RIAA making the announcement, wrote;
“Congratulations to @iamcardib, the first female rapper to achieve a RIAA single award! #BodakYellow @AtlanticRecords.”
— RIAA (@RIAA) March 9, 2021
Also speaking on the achievement, Cardi said;
“I just wanna say thank you guys so much because without you guys, this wouldn’t have happened.
“This really made my day and really uplifted me for this crazy performance. I know you guys are gonna be really happy.”
The WAP crooner also thanked her fans on Instagram using the “how it started vs. how it’s going” meme.