This Is The One Issue Fans Had With Cardi B's VMAs Performance

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Cardi B just kicked off the 2017 Video Music Awards with a performance of her latest hit, "Bodak Yellow." The 24-year-old (did anyone else not know she was that young??) heated up the pre-show by performing in the midst of the audience and just generally killing it both with her dance moves and her vocals — there was just one problem. Some fans noticed that the music was just a little too loud for her singing, and it even led to accusations of lip syncing.
"Wait...is it supposed to be that obvious that Cardi B was lip syncing?" one fan wrote on Twitter, and they weren't the only one who thought the performance may have been less than genuine.
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"The @vmas Pre-Show is TERRIBLE and Cardi B just have THE WORST LIP SYNC in the history of WORST LIP SYNCS," wrote another.
"Y'all this #CardiB performance is more like a lip sync for your life."
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But other people noticed what the real problem was:
"Cardi’s back track was tooooooooooo loud," one listener noted. "But Cardi B did good!"
And other fans didn't care about the technical problems — they thought the performance was perfect on its own.
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"Me during cardi b performance."
"Cardi B is honestly having so much fun at the #VMAs She really has me cracking up. Lmao"
"Cardi B has fire stage presence. She's just a sight for sore eyes. I'm so proud of her."
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Regardless of accusations, that performance was fire, and got us even more excited for the night of great music ahead. Keep killin' it, Cardi B.
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