Cardi B postpones concert after being 'overzealous' in returning to work following plastic surgery

Cardi B is “very disappointed” after being forced to postpone an upcoming concert due to ongoing recovery from plastic surgery.

ET has learned that the rapper’s Memorial Day weekend headlining gig in Baltimore, Maryland, has been postponed to Sept. 8.

A rep for the 26-year-old singer explained that she needed time to recover completely from her surgery.

“Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work,” the rep tells ET. “She didn't take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery. Her strenuous schedule has taken a toll on her body and she has been given strict doctor’s orders to pull out of the rest of her performances in May.”

“She's very disappointed as she hates to let her fans down,” the rep adds. “She reassures them that she will see them in September.”

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Cardi B attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Offset and Cardi B attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Offset and Cardi B attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Cardi B attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Red Carpet Roaming -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: Cardi B -- (Photo by: Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Red Carpet Roaming -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: Cardi B -- (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Show Backstage -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: (l-r) Cardi B, Offset -- (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Show Backstage -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: Cardi B -- (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Fixed Show -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: Cardi B, Winner of Top Hot 100 Song -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS -- Fixed Show -- 2019 BBMA at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Pictured: Cardi B, Winner of Top Rap Song -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Offset and Cardi B attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Offset and Cardi B attend the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Cardi B attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Daniel Torok/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Offset and Cardi B attend the 2019 Billboard Music Award at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Daniel Torok/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 01: Cardi B poses with the awards for Top Rap Song 'I Like It,' Top Hot 100 Song for 'Girls Like You,' and Top Rap Female Artist in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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ET recently spoke to Cardi exclusively about her plastic surgery, as she explained how she underwent cosmetic breast surgery because giving birth to her daughter, Kulture, "f**ked me up."

"I just got my boobs redone," Cardi, 26, said. "I feel good, but then sometimes I feel, like, not, you know? [When] your skin is stretched out."

Earlier this month, the GRAMMY winner also told an audience she shouldn’t be performing due to recent liposuction.

“I should've canceled today because moving too much is gonna f**k up my lipo," she told the crowd at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee. "But, b**ch, I'm still gonna get this mother f**king money back, let's go!"

She later told ET that she felt it was important to talk publicly about her surgery so that people were more aware of the harsh realities of recovery.

“I feel like people look at girls on Instagram and go, 'Oh, they got their lipo done and it was so easy,"' she said. "It is just such a long, hard process, almost like the same process as after you give birth to a baby and you see your body change and snapping it back."

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi B attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Cardi Battends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
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