Normani Goes to the “Wild Side” with Cardi B (Video)

Normani and Cardi B
Photo Credit: Jora Frantzis

Normani returns with “Wild Side” featuring Cardi B. The track drops alongside a Tanu Muino-directed visual (recently directed Cardi B’s “Up”) choreographed by the renowned Sean Bankhead, who also choreographed Normani’s “Motivation” video. This latest video showcases Normani’s signature, sleek dance moves, and her versatility with fashion.

This latest release is not the first time Cardi B and Normani have worked together; Normani made a cameo in Cardi B’s video for her infamous smash hit “WAP. ”

Speaking about the new track and working with Cardi B, Normani reveals, “I had already been in rehearsal for about three weeks preparing for the video when Cardi heard the record for the first time. She really showed up for me and brought this record to life by simply doing what Cardi does best. I love that woman down and I’m forever grateful.”

Normani got her start on X Factor USA in 2012 as part of singing group Fifth Harmony. In 2018 after the group broke up, Normani embarked on a solo career. She also competed on season 24 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy. The reached the finals and finished in 3rd place. She also served as coach Kelly Clarkson’s Battle Rounds advisor on The Voice season 17 in 2019.

“Wild Side” follows Normani’s single “Motivation,” which she performed on the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), and her two Top 40 #1 hit collaborations “Love Lies” with Khalid and “Dancing with a Stranger” with Sam Smith. Both collaborations consecutively won her iHeart Radio Music Award’s “Titanium Award.” Her single “Waves” featuring 6lack earned Normani her first solo win at the MTV VMAs for “Best R&B Video.” 

Watch Normani’s “Wild Side” ft Cardi B


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