Cardi B sure can draw a crowd -- even at a rodeo.
The rap singer set an attendance record for a paid rodeo/concert at RodeoHouston at NRG Stadium with 75,580 people, KHOU reported. Rodeo officials said that topped the previous mark, set by Garth Brooks on March 18, 2017, by three people, KTRK reported.
It was Houston's most anticipated show, and the singer took the stage shortly after 9 p.m. Friday wearing a hat, fringe and chaps that were adorned in pink and blue, the Houston Chronicle reported. Her hair matched her attire and flowed past her waist, the newspaper reported.
Cardi B beat @garthbrooks record for highest paid attendance for @RODEOHOUSTON by THREE people. He had 75,577. Her attendance tonight is 75,580!! Go @iamcardib!! Also.. she’s rockin’ that #rodeo outfit! @KHOU #KHOU11 #CardiB pic.twitter.com/DmMTVTnQpa— Janelle Bludau (@JanelleKHOU) March 2, 2019
Cardi B gave the crowd a cross-section of her music, singing "Money Bag," "Drip" and "Bickenhead" from her debut album, "Invasion of Privacy," the Chronicle reported.
She dedicated “She Bad” to “all my pretty girls -- and the ugly ones, too,” the newspaper reported, before slowing down the frenetic pace with a version of “Ring.” She also sang her new single, “Please Me,” the newspaper reported.
Cardi B, who became the first solo female artist to win a Grammy Award for best rap album, bantered with the crowd between songs.
"The purpose of the rodeo is to collect money, to give scholarships out," Cardi B told the crowd at one point. "Any job you pick, whether it's a doctor ... or a … stripper, you gonna need some education."
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