New York DJ iMarkkeyz has dropped a hard hitting song titled “Coronavirus” featuring voice samples of female hip-hop sensation, Cardi B.
iMarkkeyz sampled some of the vocals from a Cardi B rant where she talks about the deadly coronavirus which is creating havoc and turned it into a song that has now gone viral.
The rapper had taken to Instagram last week where she went on a rant about the outbreak and the US government’s response to the pandemic.
“Government, let me tell y’all mother f**kers something,” she said in the clip. “I don’t know what the f**k this coronavirus is about. I don’t understand how this s**t was from Wuhan, China, now all of the sudden this st is on mother f**king tour.” Cardi added that the news of the virus’ spread has troubled her: “And let me tell y’all something, I ain’t even gonna front. A b**ch is scared. I’m a little scared. You know what I’m saying? Like, s**t got me panicking.”
The track took off on social media and was soon also released on streaming services. Since then, the track has started to chart around the world, even hitting the number 1 spot on iTunes in countries like Bulgaria and Egypt.
Listen to it below: