New York — Nicki Minaj and Cardi B were involved in an altercation on Friday night that got physical at a New York Fashion Week party and left Cardi B with a mark on her head.
A person who witnessed the incident and who asked for anonymity because they were not authorised to speak publicly said Minaj was finishing up a conversation with someone when Cardi B tried to attack her, but Minaj's security guards intervened.
Video circulating on social media, and which was obtained by TMZ, shows Cardi B lunging toward someone and being held back at Harper's Bazaar Icons party on Friday night. Cardi B reportedly threw one of her shoes at Minaj. Another video shows the platinum rapper being escorted out of the event by security.
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Cardi B Attack Nicki Minaj and Throws Shoe at Her at New York Fashion Week Party https://t.co/X3eZrbnCP7— TMZ (@TMZ) September 8, 2018
Cardi B, wearing a voluminous red Dolce & Gabanna gown, was seen leaving the party with what appeared to be a bump on her head. She was barefoot.
She and Minaj have been rap rivals since Cardi B began achieving huge success over the last year. The pair did however, seemingly patch things up at the Met Gala earlier this year.
In a post on Instagram Cardi B didn't call out Minaj by name but alluded to the fight and said she was sparked because her mothering skills were being disparaged. She and rapper Offset recently had their first child together, a girl named Kulture.
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Minaj has not yet commented on the incident.