Cardi B revealed that she will lose thousands of dollars when she performs at Coachella on Sunday.
The rapper revealed on SiriusXM’s Shade 45 that the amount of money she’s getting paid for the California music festival would not offset the cost she invested into staging her performance.
“I have to invest so much money on my stage set, my own money,” she said. “It’s crazy. Almost 300 thou[sand.]
The Invasion of Privacy rapper will get paid $70,000 for each day she performs at the annual music festival. She’s performing April 15 and April 22.
Cardi understands that her performance is an investment in her career and joked that it’s coming right after she paid taxes.
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