• "Up" is a song by American rapper Cardi B. It was released through Atlantic Records as the second single from her upcoming second studio album on February 5, 2021.
From the Album
• In an interview with Apple Music's Zane Lowe, the rapper stated that "Up" is inspired by Chicago drill music, which also influenced her first mixtape Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1. "If it's up then it's stuck" is colloquialism for "street beef."
• Kyann-Sian Williams of NME opined that "Cardi's lyricism stands up many of her peers" while "proving that she still has plenty of fresh bars," further adding that the rapper "created a new power anthem with this one."
• In the United States, "Up" debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, marking the highest debut for a solo female rap song since Lauryn Hill's "Doo Wop (That Thing)" in 1998. Cardi B has achieved at least one top 10 in each of the last five years, dating to her first number one single "Bodak Yellow" in 2017.The single opened at number four on the Billboard Global 200, becoming her second top-five debut on the chart.
February 5, 2021
Belcalis Almanzar, Jordan Thorpe, Edis Selmani, James D. Steed, Joshua Baker, Matthew Allen
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