Cardi B is still riding on a high after winning a moonperson at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards earlier this week.

But as the accolades for her debut album, Invasion of Privacy, keep rolling in, she’s been reflecting on how hard she had to push and prove herself in order to release the finished product.

Cardi had quite a few things to say one Twitter on today (Aug. 28).

And as always, she was brutally honest as she shared the many struggles she faced while completing the album including worrying how her pregnancy would affect her career, battling depression, dealing with relationship issues with Offset, and pleading for features.

“On my album I showed different sides of me. From my intro talking about my [past]. To living my best life inspiring people. Relationship songs while I was going thru my own relationship drama to shaking ass like Bodak & that ASS. Every song went platinum!” she wrote.

“I did it all while I was pregnant. Throwing up, drowsy, terrible colds and in a rush to finish it so I can start doing music videos before I started showing. I spend 24 hours for months sleeping on a couch with my pregnant depressed ass in a studio,” she added.

And in another tweet, she claimed that several artists said no to appear on her album or were asking six figures for a feature.

Offset was out there pleading Cardi’s case on her behalf and she expressed gratitude for those that did agree to work with her.

She closed the reflection by recalling a kind comment the late Nipsey Hussle said to her after she won her Grammy earlier this year.

“When I won Nipsey said on a comment to me WHEN IS YOUR TIME IS YOUR TIME!” she wrote.

And she says she now passes the sentiment forward to upcoming artists.

“Now when I speak to upcoming [artists] or people who ask me for advice I tell them the same thing! WHEN IS YOUR TIME IS YOUR TIME and when it comes don’t let nobody take that special moment away from you!”

You can read Cardi’s full Twitter thread below:

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