The director told TMZ that Cardi has been his favorite rapper ever his she auditioned for a role on his Fox series, Star, nearly three years ago.
He was so taken by the Bronx emcee during the audition that he asked her to take a selfie for the ‘Gram.
TMZ points to a previously unseen clip from its Raq Rants web show, where Daniels tells host Raquel that Cardi’s addition to season 6 of Love & Hip Hop came as the direct result of executive producer Mona Scott-Young seeing his IG video.
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