Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” Is The Highest-Charting Single By A Woman Rapper Since 2014

The track is the follows Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda, which reached No. 2 three years ago.

Photographer Samantha Casolari
August 11, 2017

As her breakout hit "Bodak Yellow" rapidly ascends the Hot 100 chart, climbing from No 28 to No. 14 in the past week, Cardi B becomes the highest-charting woman rapper since 2014, Billboard points out. The highest-charting track by an unaccompanied woman rapper is Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda."


In addition to jumping from No. 28 to No. 14, "Bodak Yelow" also went from No. 13 to No. 6 on the Streaming Songs chart. The track also saw a significant increase on the Radio Songs chart, growing 22 million in audience, up 54 percent. According to data provided to The FADER by iHeartRadio in July, New York and Atlanta account for over 50 percent of the song's radio play around the country.

Posted: August 11, 2017