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Things You Should Know About Cardi B

Cardi B is an American singer, writer and reality show star.  She became an instagram celebrity with her numerous posts gaining thousands of likes and followers.

Here are some interesting facts about Cardi B You Should Know 


1. Cardi B is from a mixed background : lol,  isn’t that funny to start with? Born on October 11th 1992 by a Trinidadian mother and a Dominican and was raised in Highbridge South Bronx. Mostly occupied by Latinos. She grew up among multi cultural groups. Guess it’s part of why she is sophisticated.

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2. Her real name ‘Belcalis Almanzar’ has an ancient meaning : Her names are Spanish translations of Arabic words. Belcalis means Queen of Sheba, and Almanzar from the Arabic “al mandhar” means  “lookout point” or “watchtower.” Together it makes ‘A watchover Queen’




3. Her parents influenced the stage name ‘Cardi B’ which is from a rum drink ‘Bacardi’ : She made it known during an interview that her parents often call her Bacardi when she was young.  From which she deduced ‘Cardi B’.

In other words ‘Bacardi gave birth to ‘Cardi B





4. Her parents have something in common with rums (lol) : Cardi B’s sister was also named after a rum drink Hennessy. Guess their parents have some connections with rum drinks.




Her sister has also been building her own profile on social media. She has close to 3 million followers on her instagram page.



5. She kept her stripping job secret from her mom : A smart girl like Cardi B knew her mom wouldn’t be at ease with her if she finds out she’s a stripper.  So she lied to her mom that she has a babysitting job. 

She disclosed this during an interview with Khloe Kardashian (2016)

“I said: ‘Mom, these white people are so rich, and they just want me to take care of their kids,” ‘They’re like eight and nine and I help them with their homework, and they pay me like $100 a day.’ And she was like: ‘Oh my gosh, that’s amazing.’




6. She used the money from stripping to start her music career and be free from abusive relationship : She also made it known that she was living with an abusive boyfriend and had to start a life of her own from the money she made from stripping. Her rapping career commenced afterwards.





7. Rough upbringing made her joined a cult group ‘Bloods’ at 18 : She’s open and straightforward as she made it known that she was a member of the blood gang. Her growing up was tough and to survive in the hood requires some strength and support which led her into joining the group.



8. She had her first plastic surgery at age 19 : As someone who wants to succeed in the stripping business, she felt the need to have some body enhancement and this led her to having breast augmentation at the age of 19. 



9. She was on VH1 Love And Hip-hop Season 6 :  She used to be a member of TV reality show ‘love and hip-hop New York’ she was a cast on the season 6 before she quit to face her music career fully. She also threw shoe at a love and hip-hop cast at a reunion party before she did with Nicki Minaj. Guess throwing shoes is her thing. 

10. Her accent helped her music career : Having a Trinidad mother and a Dominican father with Spanish as their major language, made her English sound different. Her accent is one of those things that some of her fans cherish in her.  The way she calls that ‘Kordi B’ is quite lovely.  Isn’t it? 

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11. She made history with ‘Bodak Yellow’ : Bodak Yellow brought her to the limelight and it was top of the Billboard Hot 100. The hit was also historic, because the success made Cardi the first solo female rapper to have a number one hit since Lauryn Hill’s 1998 single “Doo Wop That Thing,” and the fifth female rapper in history to have an album top the charts.

12. Oops! She can’t drive and doesn’t have drivers license : Yeah!  She can’t drive a car though she owns a Lamborghini, She has a driver and isn’t bothered about getting a driving license.




13. She mentioned ‘Beyonce’ every 12 minute on Invasion Of Privacy Album : Yes!  She did mention Beyonce’s name consistently after 12 minute on her album.  Guess she’s a big fan of the Queen.

14. Her lack of privacy made her name her album ‘Invasion Of Privacy’ : She’s so open that she felt she has no privacy and people won’t cease clamoring to know more about her. 




“When I was doing my album these past couple of months, my privacy has been invaded the most,” Cardi told Sway on his Sirius XM radio show. “I feel like I give people a lot and people still want more,” she explained. “When it comes to my pregnancy, I had people harassing me, stalking me. If it’s not something about me, it’s something about my man.




15. Madonna And Lady Gaga are her all time favorites : Two of Cardi’s fave artists are none other than famous envelope-pushers, boundary-breakers and fierce female leaders, Madonna and Lady Gaga.




16. Her chemistry with Offset : She started dating rapper Offset (2017) got engaged in October of the same year and he proposed to her at Wells Fargo Center during a concert in Philadelphia.

Her engagement ring is of raindrop shape with pink diamond and is worth half a million dollars.


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17. Her Dentist Business Boom! When she mentioned him in her song : She made mention of her dentist by giving him a shout out on her song. in “Bodak Yellow,” rapping, “Got a bag and fixed my teeth,” had her dentist’s phone ringing off the hook. “People actually wonder: ‘Who is Cardi B’s dentist?'” the doctor explained, adding that business tripled following the release of the single.


18. Her Coachella performance cost her more than she was paid : Cardi B performance at Coachella is a memorable one. But she made it known that she was paid $170, 000 to perform while she spent $300 000 from her purse on set to perform.




19. Bobby Shmurda was the first celebrity to promote her work by re-posting : On the road to successAmerican rapper Bobby Shmurda was the first celebrity to repost her video and it helped her in gaining massive views online due to the repost. The rapper who is still serving jail time now isn’t chanced to see what she’s become.

20. She’s a fan of Junks (fast food) Yeah. Lastly she made it known that she is used to eating fast food…  especially at MacDonald 


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