Rapper Cardi B has offered to help Selena Gomez embrace an “edgy” reinvention after urging the pop star to reconsider plans to retire from music.
The Come & Get It hitmaker recently revealed she wanted to step away from the charts and focus on her acting work because critics are never satisfied with her talents in the recording studio, but Cardi, who collaborated with Selena Gomez on DJ Snake’s Taki Taki hit in 2019, argues she shouldn’t turn her back on her passion just because of haters.
“I don’t think Selena should retire. She makes good music & her fans love her,” Cardi B shared on Twitter on Thursday (11Mar21).
Cardi B continued, “I think she needs one more Era. An edgy one that no one ever seen her as. I would love to give her some ideas (sic).”
And the WAP star insists Selena doesn’t deserve the negative criticism: “I like Selena tho .I defend her cause she is such a sweetheart in person.Us celebs get picked apart all the time but she is just to sweet to go thru that,” Cardi wrote.
“If she wants to leave,leave cause you want too not cause of these f**kers (sic).”
I don’t think Selena should retire .She makes good music & her fans love her .I think she needs one more Era. A edgy one that no one ever seen her as .I would love to give her some ideas
— iamcardib (@iamcardib) March 11, 2021
Selena Gomez has yet to respond to Cardi’s supportive tweets, but in her new Vogue interview, she explained she was tired of being ridiculed and not taken “seriously” as an artist.
“I’ve had moments where I’ve been like, ‘What’s the point? Why do I keep doing this?’,” she vented.
“Lose You to Love Me I felt was the best song I’ve ever released, and for some people, it still wasn’t enough.”
Selena Gomez added, “I think there are a lot of people who enjoy my music, and for that I’m so thankful, for that I keep going, but I think the next time I do an album it’ll be different. I want to give it one last try before I maybe retire music.” (MT/WNTWT/LOT)