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Cardi B reveals anxiety left her 'afraid to do everything'

Cardi B has revealed anxiety left her too “afraid” to release new music.

The Bodak Yellow singer has opened up about her mental health in a new interview with Speedy Morman on Complex‘s 360 with Morman.

“I just feel like I lost myself like with everything like, you know like a lot of like music commenters and everything and a lot of people just be like, you know, ‘She’s afraid to drop an album, she’s afraid to drop music,’" Cardi said. “Last year, I barely dropped music. I was just afraid to do everything.”

The 31-year-old star confessed her anxiety spiralled out of control and affected every area of her life, not just her music.

“I was afraid to go live, I was afraid to post a picture, I was afraid to go to the club, and then the next day seeing people, what they going to say about me, and everything” she explained. “I was afraid to do everything.”

Cardi also revealed she recorded a verse for a remix of Ice Spice’s breakthrough Munch, but later decided to scrap it because she was too worried about what people would think of it.

"I did do a thing for Ice Spice, but I just did not like how it sound," she said. "I love the record... You know it being on a drill beat, it’s not as easy as it look… I was like, ‘They’re gonna drag me and they’re going to drag the song bad.'”

However, Cardi has insisted she won’t let her anxiety get in the way as she prepares to release a new album this year.

The star has already shared two new songs this month, Like What (Freestyle) and Enough (Miami).

“I’m not letting my anxiety, I’m not letting what haters say, I’m not letting what fans say stop me,” she promised. “If I do a song, I’m gonna just f**king drop it.”