Cardi B leaving the Prabal Gurung NYFW show on February 11, 2018 at Spring Studios in New York city. ©Darla Khazei

Chart-topping rap star Cardi B has decided to delete her Instagram following a war of words with rapper Azealia Banks.

The 25-year-old rap star has also decided to make her Twitter account private after she become embroiled in an unpleasant row with Azeali.

The rapper previously described Cardi B in an interview as an “illiterate, untalented rat” and “a caricature of a black woman”.

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Cardi B attend the Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitin Museum of Art at the opening of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination on May 7, 2018 in New York, New York, USA.

During a radio interview on Friday (11.05.18), Azealia explained: “Two years ago, the conversation surrounding black women’s culture was really reaching an all-time high.

“There was just this really, really, really intelligent conversation going on nationally and then everything just kind of changed and then it was like Cardi B.”

Cardi responded to the comments via her Instagram.

She wrote: “I’m from the hood. I speak how I speak. I am how I am. I did not choose to be famous — people choose me… I never asked to be an example or a role model. I don’t want to change my ways because I’m famous (sic)”

But Azealia – who has been involved in various celebrity feuds over the years – was quick to snap back at the rapper, taking aim at Cardi’s pregnancy and her relationship with fellow musician Offset.

She responded: “You’re illiterate, you’re baby mama 4/5 to [a] man who has women crawling out of the woodworks with kids.

“You’re a real life episode of Maury sis. … The fact that your overall statistic-ness is being merited as success is a clear indication that the suits backing you are using you as a weapon against black women’s consciousness and culture. (sic)”

Azealia has been involved in numerous celebrity feuds over the years, including with Rihanna, Rita Ora and Nicki Minaj. (C) Instagram

In response, Cardi wrote one final message before she deleted her account.

She said: “The difference between you and me is that I’ve never pretended to be something I am not! I’ve made it to where I am for being myself and staying true to that.

“You think because someone uses a lot of big words and long sentences, that makes them smart!? How smart are you if you don’t know that the meaning of illiterate means to not know how to read or write? I can do both, and speak two languages fluently.

Cardi B and rapper are engaged and expecting a child together. (C) Instagram

“Just because I mix a few words up, forget to use commas or misspell a few words doesn’t make me illiterate and doesn’t make me stupid. And because I laugh a little harder or talk a little louder doesn’t make me a caricature! (sic)”

The ‘Bodak Yellow’ hitmaker added: “I hope you find your peace in your own heart and reason in your own mind. Pray for your own success before you pray for the downfall of others!”

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AUTHOR:  Bang Showbiz

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