Money Bag (song)

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"Money Bag"
Song by Cardi B
from the album Invasion of Privacy
FormatDigital download
Length3:49
LabelAtlantic
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)

"Money Bag" is a song recorded by American rapper Cardi B for her debut studio album Invasion of Privacy (2018). It was written by Cardi B, Jordan Thorpe, Klenord Raphael, and its producers Laquan Green and J. White Did It. It entered at number 58 on the US Billboard Hot 100 the week following the album's release.[1]

Composition[edit]

According to a critic, "Money Bag" shows off the rapper's "stone-cold strut".[2] Lyrically, she boasts about her growing riches over "cavernous" production.[3][4]

Critical reception[edit]

Karas Lamb of Entertainment Weekly opined it "eviscerates detractors who have tried to play her cheap."[5] In HipHopDX, Trent Clark wrote that the song is an "aggressively fun performance that neatly checks all the Cardi persona boxes."[6] Clayton Pardum of The A.V. Club stated the rapper is "at her best detonating over cavernous production, as she does on the shit-talk extravaganza ["Money Bag"]."[7] Ben Beaumont-Thomas of The Guardian wrote, "the gigantic "Money Bag," which rides a slow, caustic electro backing towards the album’s most eyepop-emoji punchline: "I don't understand what this hate is about / How you gon’ suck yo man dick with my name in yo mouth?""[8]

Live performances[edit]

Cardi B performed "Money Bag" with The Roots on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.[9][10] The instrumental for the song was used for the piano starting at Cardi's performance of her song "Money" at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[11] 84
US Billboard Hot 100[12] 58
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[13] 32

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[14] Gold 500,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
double-daggersales+streaming figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trust, Gary (March 16, 2018). "Cardi B Bests Beyonce for the Most Simultaneous Hot 100 Hits Among Women". Billboard. Retrieved March 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Review: Cardi B’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’ – Rolling Stone
  3. ^ Wood, Mikael (April 8, 2018). "Cardi B is a close friend made good on the vivid 'Invasion of Privacy'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Cardi B fulfills the promise of “Bodak Yellow” on Invasion Of Privacy
  5. ^ Lamb, Karas (April 9, 2018). "Cardi B is the real deal on major-label debut Invasion of Privacy: EW review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  6. ^ Clark, Trent (April 7, 2018). "Review: Cardi B's "Invasion Of Privacy" Has Blockbuster Aspirations & Decent Results". HipHopDX. Retrieved April 8, 2018.
  7. ^ Purdom, Clayton (April 6, 2018). "Cardi B fulfills the promise of "Bodak Yellow" on Invasion of Privacy". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  8. ^ Beaumont-Thomas, Ben (April 6, 2018). "Cardi B: Invasion of Privacy review – Bronx Cinderella grinds her heel into hip-hop sexism". The Guardian. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  9. ^ Cardi B Performs 'Money Bag' on 'Fallon' – Pitchfork
  10. ^ Watch Cardi B’s Defiant ‘Money Bag’ Performance on ‘Fallon’ – Rolling Stone
  11. ^ "Cardi B Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  12. ^ "Cardi B Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  13. ^ "Cardi B Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved July 27, 2018.
  14. ^ "American single certifications – Cardi B – Money Bag". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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