Cardi B Addresses Tense Video Circulating of Her in Club: 'I Got Set Up'

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Cardi B has shared more details about her tense encounter with a DJ in NYC.
The drama began Wednesday night when Cardi performed at Richie Romero's Wonderland nightclub. The Bronx native, who was joined by an entourage and her husband Offset, was filmed dancing at the venue as the DJ quickly cheered on an artist Cardi has struggled with in the past.
"Shout out to Nicki Minaj in the friggin' building, let's go!" the DJ shouted while playing Nicki's "Do We Have a Problem?" Track. "Nicki, let's screw it up. Let's go!"
The footage showed Cardi seemingly unfazed by the remarks, while others around her looked equally confused and annoyed. Shortly thereafter, Cardi hopped on the mic to address the DJ directly.
"Who's in the building tonight? 'Cause we want all the damn smoke, did you hear?” she said before her and Megan started playing The Stallions “WAP”. "Are we going to be dangerous tonight? DJ, are we getting freaking dangerous tonight?”
Several outlets claimed Cardi responded to the DJ's little stunt, while others reported she called him for gang-related comments.
Hours after the footage went viral, Cardi took to Instagram Live to shed more light on the situation, telling fans she thought the entire incident was a "set-up."
"Motherfuckers tried to set me up and all. And let me tell you something, I mind my business in real life," she said. "I don't think you guys really knew what was going on. I don't think you all understand what was going on and if someone tries to explain you all come aside. And it's like, why?"
She continued: "I bet you didn't know I was set up. I bet you won't look that certain videos were made by professional cameras because it was all a setup."
You can hear Cardi's comments below.
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