Cardi B — who was indicted by a Queens grand jury on Friday — assured fans at an LA concert the next night, “I ain’t going to jail!” The gig was part of the weekendlong BET Experience fest that led up to Sunday night’s televised BET Awards.
“F - - k you mean? I ain’t going to jail, I got a daughter!” the Bronx rapper defiantly exclaimed. She reportedly faces two felony charges of attempted assault plus additional misdemeanor charges, stemming from a wild brawl last year at a Queens strip club, where she allegedly roughed up two bartenders.
After winning big at the awards, Cardi was seen celebrating at a private dinner hosted by Atlantic Records execs Julie Greenwald and Michael Kyser at West Hollywood hot spot Ysabel.
“Cardi and Lizzo were hugging and dancing to each other’s music,” an insider said.
Guests also included Meek Mill and Ty Dolla $ign. Nigerian singer Burna Boy, also a winner, “jumped up and started dancing on a table.”
Cardi was the first female rapper to win album of the year at the BET show.
But she tweeted that the highlight of her night was getting to meet Taraji P. Henson — who’s called the ex-stripper’s saga “the perfect Cinderella story.
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