The fans of both female rappers are taking sides as their beef spills onto social media.
According to TMZ, the rival rappers got in a heated confrontation Friday night at the Harper's Bazaar party during New York Fashion Week. Cardi reportedly approached Nicki at her table and called her out for spreading lies about her, and then lost it. The "Bodak Yellow" singer took off her shoe and threw it at Nicki, but missed. The video footage shows that Cardi had to be held back security.
The incident quickly became a trending topic on Twitter and users chimed in to declare themselves either team Nicki or team Cardi. Whichever hip-hop diva they pledged their allegiance to, fans made sure to throw major shade at the other.
"Nicki still can't get a #1," one user wrote showing that Cardi B was trending at number 1, while Nicki was second. The "Anaconda" singer had recently been calling out everyone, from Kylie Jenner's baby Stormi to Spotify, as to why her album "Queen" hadn't reached number one on the charts.
"Oscars gotta bring back the Popular Film category for this Cardi and Nicki fight," one person joked.
Many Twitter users resurfaced old fights from pop-culture and music videos to poke fun at the rapper's quarrel. Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana back in the Disney days and BTS videos were popular clips.
Although it's not confirmed what started the fight, Cardi took to her Instagram and said that the "Barbie Dreams" singer had been criticizing her parenting skills. (The rapper gave birth to daughter Kulture with husband Offset in July.)
"I've let a lot of shit slide!" Cardi wrote in a statement. "I let you sneak diss me, I let you lie on me ... But when you mention my child, you choose to like comments about me as a mother, make comments about my abilities to take care of my daughter is when all bets are f---kin off!!"
"I've worked hard and come too far to let anybody f--k with my success!!!!" she added. "Bitches talk about all that shit in they raps but in real life are pussy!!"
Read Cardi's full statement below, followed by some of most savage fan reactions we could find.
Nicki still can’t get a #1 pic.twitter.com/NO11EBdO8X— baddiewill (@baddiewill_) September 8, 2018
Christina Aguilera performing "Fighter" upstairs while Cardi B and Nicki Minaj were throwing hands downstairs pic.twitter.com/w5zuQxNkkk— Alissa Violet (@AlissaViolet) September 8, 2018
EXCLUSIVE footage of Cardi B and Nicki Minaj fighting. pic.twitter.com/lmiQQTS5tp— Ernest Owens (@MrErnestOwens) September 8, 2018
Nicki Minaj when she’s without security and sees cardi b pic.twitter.com/eAJumNLber— Nomso kanu (@dlk17__) September 8, 2018
Oscars gotta bring back the Popular Film category for this Cardi and Nicki fight— Ira (@ira) September 8, 2018
This is the first thing that came to my mind when I heard that Nicki and Cardi threw hands pic.twitter.com/U0jkEVWNBa— Agent of Uchiha Chaos (@AnimeHipHop) September 8, 2018
nicki minaj when cardi threw her shoe and missed her pic.twitter.com/oGgHS7m3C9— raphaël (@itsRaphaeI) September 8, 2018
LMFAO i found the video of what really happened with the Nicki and Cardi situation pic.twitter.com/N2kdT7PKrr— kam ✨ (@marajkam) September 8, 2018
Beyoncé and Rihanna looking at Cardi B and Nicki Minaj like... pic.twitter.com/1BRedYPgKM— Farawe Kehinde (@farawe_kehinde) September 8, 2018
here’s another good video of the nicki and cardi fight pic.twitter.com/mj3RPZyPvE— alex 🦈 (@SunnyDaySeulgi) September 8, 2018
My group chat is team Cardi and I’m over here being team Nicki and now no ones responding to me.. pic.twitter.com/jc9mjGeIMe— EO (@Onrickk) September 8, 2018
Actual footage of Cardi B and Nicki Minaj during fashion week pic.twitter.com/0llgFhi8KN— morgan (@morganvale_) September 8, 2018
Azealia Banks plotting how she can get in the middle of Nicki and Cardi’s beef— Marx (@OhHi_Mark) September 8, 2018
I legit pull for Cardi. I want her to win. And I like Nicki. This just disgusts me that both ladies lowered themselves to physically fight in public. You’re grown women! Ugh.— Nischelle Turner (@nischelleturner) September 8, 2018
Is this Nicki and Cardi at the Harper’s Bazaar's fashion party? pic.twitter.com/ibbCw2FQDG— Mario (@mtehuitz) September 8, 2018
Cardi B and Nicki Minaj fighting last night. pic.twitter.com/3wBoigpIAw— Latin Shade (@LatinShadyFacts) September 8, 2018
Chris Brown after waking up to news about Cardi B and Nicki Minaj near fight 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/effyqpNa8w— The Class Clown 🤡 (@GitzHQ) September 8, 2018
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