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On Sunday night, Beyoncé performed in Kansas City, Mo. completed her historic Renaissance World Tour in 2010, and Cardi B was there to witness the end of the record-breaking trek. In a series of Instagram Story posts, the “Bongos” rapper recounted his experience during the show.
Cardi started off her Instagram Story with a quick video of herself surveying her private jet. “And we’re out,” read the caption. After the trip to Missouri was safe, the Grammy winner uploaded a clip of herself in a car on the way to Arrowhead Stadium. In the video, she is singing with BEAM-featuring renaissance Track “Energy” in anticipation of the viral “Mute Challenge”. (This challenge is a friendly competition to see which stadium can actually remain completely silent while Beyoncé sings the lyrics “Look around/Everyone’s on mute”.) During the concert, Lee In one clip, Cardi enthusiastically participates in the challenge while throwing some deadly throws. Side glances towards some attendees who couldn’t help but scream during the long pause.
In addition to “Energy,” Cardi also posted a clip of Beyoncé’s “Dangerously in Love,” the show’s opening song and the title track of her debut solo studio album, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. “YASS, BI-!” Cardi kept screaming throughout the recording. The “WAP” rapper also posted videos of herself dancing and singing along to “America Has a Problem,” which returns to its No. 38 peak on the Billboard Hot 100 following the release of a remix with Kendrick Lamar earlier this year. Went. Lamar made a surprise appearance at Beyoncé’s birthday show in Los Angeles in September. 4.
In a clip showing Beyoncé singing “Summer Renaissance” and flying above the crowd on a life-size version of the disco horse on the album cover — affectionately nicknamed “Rene” by fans — Cardi wrote, “This is not a concert. …It’s (an) experience,” an apt descriptor for the finale of a tour that has impacted millions of people around the world.
The Renaissance World Tour was in support of Beyoncé’s Billboard 200-topping seventh solo studio album. The record – a love letter to black gay people and their contribution to the foundation of dance music – won four Grammys and spawned a pair of Hot 100 top 10 hits: “Break My Soul” (No. 1) and “Cough It”. (No 6). Last week, Board The tour’s global gross was reported to exceed the $500 million mark, possibly closer to $560 million – with 10 shows still to be reported. With those numbers, the tour would become one of the 10 highest-grossing tours in Boxscore history, making Beyoncé the only woman, the only black artist, and the only American solo artist on the all-time leaderboard.
Although she documented a healthy portion of her renaissance experience, Cardi’s stories didn’t include a very special announcement made by Beyoncé at the end of the show. The music icon will bring a documentary concert film titled Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé In theaters on December 1st, and pre-sale tickets are currently available.
Click here to watch Cardi B’s Renaissance Tour concert before the stories end.