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You may have heard that Cardi B is applying to have her catchphrase, “Okurr” trademarked, but there’s a ton of people who say the rapper didn’t invent the word.

Out Magazine has receipts on “Okurr” saying the word was first used in 2014 by RuPaul’s Drag Race season six contestant Laganja Estranja. Estranja, says the phrase originated in the ballroom culture and tweeted Cardi asking to dance for her next “Okurr” moment.

People Want Cardi B to Acknowledge She Didn’t Invent ‘Okurr’  was originally published on