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Cardi B joins Rita Oras girl-power music video for new single Girls

Cardi B joins Rita Ora's girl-power music video for new single Girls
Rita Ora has enlisted the help of Cardi B for an all-star collaboration Picture: Getty, GC Images

Rita Ora has enlisted the help of Cardi B for an all-girl music video inspired by hit track Lady Marmalade – and its called Girls.

The Hot Right Now star wanted to join forces with women in the music industry for some time now for an all-star collaboration on the upcoming single aptly named, Girls, and it looks like she is making her music dreams come true.

Rita is shooting her biggest music video in London today and has even managed to convince a heavily-pregnant Cardi B to jump on board.

Cardi B joins Rita Ora's girl-power music video for new single Girls
Cardi B is said to be filming her scenes remotely (Picture: Getty Images)

A source close to Rita has told Metro.co.uk exclusively, that although Cardi B is shooting her scenes remotely in the US.

The insider said: She wanted a female rapper to appear on the song and so called in a favour from her [Atlantic] labelmate Cardi B.

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Rita also managed to bag two more women to appear on the new single that she wants to be this decades Lady Marmalade following the success of the 2001 version performed by Christina Aguilera, Lil Kim, Mya and Pink collaboration.

The source added: Rita Ora loves Lady Marmalade and has wanted to do an all-star pop collaboration for years. She finally got her wish recently when Bebe Rexha and Charli XCX agreed to appear on her next single Girls.

We are told that the video is being shot on 30 April on British soil and that her bosses are splashing out all the cash as they are expecting it to be a massive hit.

INDIO, CA - APRIL 14: Rita Ora stops by the Absolut Openhouse Tent at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to Celebrate Acceptance with Fans, Featuring New Song, "Proud" on April 14, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Absolut)***BESTPIX***
Rita Ora wants to have her Lady Marmalade moment (Picture: Getty Images)

This is going to be Ritas biggest video to date, the source told us, adding that the label is desperate for Rita to bag a global hit and have given her a big budget for the video.

Cardi B performed for the last time at Broccoli City Festival in Washington yesterday before going on maternity leave, as she preps for the birth of her first child with fiancé Offset.

The first time mum, announced she was cancelling remaining tour dates in a hilarious Instagram video.

The rapper only debuted her bump weeks ago, but owing to the fact her baby is getting bigger by the day, and the fact its making it difficult to breathe, Cardi has decided to sit out of her upcoming tour dates.

The 25-year-old has decided to call off her scheduled concerts in Texas, Florida and New Yorks Panorama Festival in July, as well as dates in Norway and Ireland as she gets ready to become a mother.

Although she plans to be back in time for Bruno Mars 24k Magic Tour in September.

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In a clip posted on her Instagram, Cardi said: Hey yall whats poppin, so I just wanna make this a little clear and everything.

Broccoli Fest will be my last performance for a little while and everything. Because you know, shorty keep growin … I can barely breathe.

I wanna thank you all for understanding. Ill be back for the Bruno Mars tour, she said.

Metro.co.uk have contacted the reps of the artists for a comment.

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