US rapper Cardi B revealed in a conversation with White House candidate Bernie Sanders that she is passionate about raising the minimum wage in the United States on Tuesday.
Sitting in front of the seventy-year-old senator, the 26-year-old star asks softly, far from his usual boast: "What should we do for a living in the United States?"
"When I wasn't famous, I just felt that no matter how much work I had, I couldn't make ends meet because I couldn't afford my rent, transportation and food," continues the former rapper, an award-winning rap album. year at the last Grammy Awards in January.
"Some people boast that there are more jobs in the United States today, OK, we give more jobs, but how do they get paid? These jobs pay almost nothing," says the New Yorker.
"That's exactly the problem," said Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who made the minimum wage increase to $ 15 an hour in one of his big struggles.
"Currently we have tens of millions of people earning what I consider to be hungry wages, and can you expect to earn nine dollars an hour?" Says the unfortunate candidate for the Democratic primary in 2016.
Strongly supportive of young people at the time, Bernie Sanders created the surprise that seemed to threaten for many months the appointment of Democrat Hillary Clinton.
He is currently in third place in the 2020 Democratic primary for the US presidential election.
The amazing duo Sanders-Cardi B met at a gorgeous salon in Detroit in late July to shoot this interview, a fitting spot for the rapper, who often wears, as in this video, very sophisticated crafts. .
An hour after it was posted, the video posted on the star's Instagram account has been viewed more than a million times.