Cardi B Now A Battery Suspect After Microphone Throw

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Cardi B is now a suspect in a battery case following her mic throw.

Everyone is talking about one particular video that emerged over the weekend. The clip shows a fan throwing their drink on Cardi B during a show and the rapper retaliating by throwing her microphone back at them. The clip immediately sparked discussion among fans about her actions and about throwing things on stage in general. The trend has become increasingly common in recent months. Drake was hit by a phone on the opening night of his "It's All A Blur Tour" and Latto had an intimidating stare-down with a fan who tried to throw something at her earlier this month.

Cardi B delivered the most direct reaction so far. After being hit by the drink she doesn't hesitate and lets her microphone fly right back into the crowd immediately. In the wake of the video going viral more details began to emerge about the incident. First, the fan who was actually hit with the microphone spoke out, claiming that they weren't even the one who threw the drink. Then a clip made the rounds of Cardi asking fans for water before the drink throw happened. Now according to TMZ, Cardi could be facing some real trouble for the throw. She's now listed as a suspect in a battery reported to Las Vegas police following the incident.

Cardi B Battery Suspect

After fans digested the viral video of Cardi B throwing her mic, a similar clip was dug up from earlier in the week. On Friday night Cardi performed in Las Vegas. According to a few videos of the event, she ended it off with another mic throw. Reports from fans claim she was throwing the mic at her own DJ. While it isn't clear from the video why she threw it, it helped inform her follow-up throw a few days later.

Following the event Cardi B made a statement doubling down on her actions. What do you think of Cardi B being listed as a suspect in a battery case for throwing her microphone? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Lavender Alexandria is a music and culture journalist based in Los Angeles, California. She’s covered dozens of musical genres and styles from the most mainstream to the most experimental and underground on her blog and accompanying YouTube channel that looks at music, pop culture, and Billboard charts since 2017: Lav’s Music Corner. Lavender has produced editorial and listicle content both in written and video form over the past far years and has also interviewed up-and-coming artists like Censored Dialogue. Her experiences covering culture have taken her from Hyperpop parties in LA to underground rap shows in Atlanta, to DIY punk shows in Charlotte. Lavender has also written for iHeartRadio, covering some of the biggest artists in Hip Hop such as Ice Spice, Drake, Doja Cat and Cardi B. She also has bylines with ScreenRant and continues to write for Ringtone magazine. Lavender is a lifelong Charlotte Hornets fan and her favorite rap artists include Clipping, Little Simz, Earl Sweatshirt, and Kendrick Lamar.