Funk Flex from New York Radio Attempted to Uncover Cardi B in 2018

New York radio veteran Funk Flex doesn’t shy away from shining a light on artists. In 2018, he specifically called out Cardi B, accusing her of supposedly paying deejays to promote her music and provide strong endorsements.

In another incident of alleged pay-for-play, fans criticized Cardi today for reportedly paying bloggers for music promotion. TikTok users took action today by accusing the Bronx rapper of paying blogs to boost the recent release of GloRilla’s popular track “Tomorrow 2.”

Funk Flex Criticized Cardi B for Pay-To-Play

A screenshot surfaced of Flex in 2018 lambasting Cardi B and other musicians for utilizing payola strategies.

Cardi B Responds to Payola Allegations

In response, Cardi shared her thoughts to her critics and even highlighted the widespread use of payola by artists, including Drake.


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Funkmaster Flex Goes After Cardi B and Tekashi Over “King of NY’ Crown

Funkmaster Flex has a history of criticizing artists he deems as not genuine. He recently called out Cardi B and up-and-coming rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine for claiming to be the kings of New York.


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Cardi B quickly responded to Funk Flex after he criticized her for mentioning “King of New York” in her latest song, “Who Want the Smoke.”

Cardi B didn’t waste any time and fired back at Funk Flex for calling her out on referencing “King of New York” in her new track “Who Want the Smoke.”

Cardi wasted no time replying to Funk Flex’s comments about her mentioning “King of New York” in her song “Who Want the Smoke.”

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