- Plans for a highly-anticipated 2017 collaboration between Beyoncé and Cardi B were scrapped for good when the news leaked online
- Michael Ashby, who goes by the name Ashby The Mix Engineer, was the one who prematurely dropped the news
- J White Did It recently confirmed the drama and said what a shame it was
Apparently the 2017 Beyoncé and Cardi B collab project was scrapped because it got leaked before it was even finished.
Queen Bey and Cardi B are two of the biggest female artists in the world – a collab would have been lit.
Briefly.co.za learnt that, according to the producer behind the song, the material was leaked online and which forced them to scrap the entire project.
Michael Ashby aka Ashby The Mix Engineer posted a screenshot of his computer screen on his Instagram Story back in October 2017, showing a mixing programme with a file titled, “Cardi B ft Beyoncé Demo”.
It was him who allegedly let the cat out of the bag too early, and while Cardi B played it cool, denying the lot, it still couldn’t go on.
J White Did It, however, continued to develop behind the scenes. He recently came forward and admitted the whole thing, putting all the blame on Ashby.
“Three years ago I had a Beyoncé play with Cardi and that kinda went sour because it went viral that they was doing a song together and that cut out,” J White Did It explained in an Instagram video.
“I was just as giddy as everybody else (about the collaboration),” he shared, before recalling the moment he knew that project was dead: “I was sitting there just waiting, looking on the Internet, then it leaked…”
Thanks Ashby, we all had to suffer the loss of a Beyoncé and Cardi B collab because of you.
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