Cardi B to Give Away $1,000 an Hour for 42 Days to Help Those in Need Amid Coronavirus Crisis

By kmvq on April 9, 2020
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 01: Cardi B poses with the awards for Top Rap Song ‘I Like It,’ Top Hot 100 Song for ‘Girls Like You,’ in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Cardi B is putting her money where her mouth is when it comes to helping those in need amid the coronavirus crisis.

On Wednesday, the rapper revealed that she’s partnering with apparel company Fashion Nova to give away $1,000 every hour until May 20 to anyone who’s having a hard time making ends meet. “I’ve been getting a lot of DMs from people in need…We are going to give out $1,000 an hour for the next 42 days,” she said in an Instagram video.

Submissions are being accepted at, where you just have to say how the money will help you. Cardi also says don’t try to scam her. She ended her post by telling followers, “Don’t be shy, sometimes you gotta ask for help,” before breaking into the Bill Withers classic, “Lean on Me.”

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