Everyone knows Cardi B by now. Well if you don’t, she is the second female rapper in the world following Lauryn Hill to get her song ‘Bodak Yellow‘ top the US Billboard 100 Chart.
Just like others, Cardi B became a celebrity through social media, specifically – Instagram.
CARDI B FULL BIOGRAPHY, LIFE STORY AND PARENTS
Born Belcalis Almanzar ( AKA Cardi ‘B’ Barcadi) on the 11th of October, 1992 in Bronx to a Dominican Father and Trinidadian mother, the rapper has risen to become one of the greatest american female rappers in history.
Belcalis grew up in South Bronx and attended Renaissance High School for Musical Theatre and Technology.
She later joined Borough of Manhattan Community College where she read French and History. School was not for Cardi as she dropped out of college before completion.
As a wild teenager growing up, Cardi joined a nuisance group called “Bloods” – a gang located in the New York Metropolitan with their main source of income was from the sale of illegal drugs.
Before Cardi B turned 19, she worked at a grocery store in Lower Manhattan but quit her job as she was introduced to friend managing club strippers by her store manager.
At first, she was reluctant about the job offer but later accepted it since the pay was better as compared to what she was receiving on weekly basis at the grocery store.
Her life begun to change since she was able to pay off her bills and rent through income from her new job.
In her spare time, Cardi B would record live videos of herself talking about love, relationships, music and how to cope with life.
Continuously, her videos gained much popularity and started trending all over the internet as she continued working as a stripper and earning a good amount of income.
CARDI B MUSIC CAREER – WHERE IT ALL STARTED
Cardi B’s dream was to work so hard that at age 25, she would retire as a stripper and find something else to do with her life and the cash she had been accumulating over the years.
But things changed, she got signed a record deal at age 23 in 2013 where she released her first ever music video titled Cheap Ass Weave.
Before signing the deal, Cardi had done her version of Jamaican Reggae and Dancehall singer, Shaggy’s “Boom,Boom” which featured Dancehall singer PopCaan.
After premiering her first music video, Cardi B quit her stripping job to concentrate on her music career.
Towards the end of year in 2016, she was featured on the electronic cover of the Vibe magazine. – an american entertainment magazine which featured musicians and other entertainment acts.
In that same year, Cardi B collaborated with other hip hop artists from the KSR Group to produce Underestimated: The Album, a compilation which she had her own song, “What Girls Like” featured on.
2017 was a great year for the rapper. She released her second mixtape titled, Gangsta B*tch Music, Vol. 2and managed to sign a her first record label deal with Atlantic Records earlier that year.
That same year, Cardi B was nominated for the ‘Best Rap Performance‘ and ‘Best Rap Song‘ at the Grammys.
The American rapper joined Remy Ma alongside other female rappers like The Lady of Rage, MC Lyte, Young M.A, Monie Love, Lil’ Kim and Queen Latifah, to perform Latifah’s hit song “U.N.I.T.Y.”
Cardi B released her debut album, Invasion of Privacy on the 6th of April 2018 after a successful year in 2017.
The debut album had songs which featured American hiphop trio Migosas well as Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph better known as 21 Savagewhich did very well on Apple Music.
11 days after releasing her album, Cardi B grabbed eight nominations at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, in categories that included top new artist, Billboard Chart Achievement Award, top streaming song artist, top rap female artist, top rap song and top streaming song(video).
CARDI B BOYFRIEND, BABY AND RELATIONSHIP STATUS
Cardi B is not single and yes she is pregnant for Offset, a member of the Migos who proposed to her at the Power 99’s Powerhouse concert held in Philadeplia back in 2017.
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At the moment, Cardi B is carrying Offset’s baby and the couple is a expecting a girl.
As a result of her pregnancy, the rapper has cancel most of her shows and cannot wait to get back on stage to spit some bars.
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Cardi B also has a sister called Hennessey Carolina, a name their father gave to her sister because he liked drinking Hennessey.
Hennessey is working her way out to become a professional stylist and launching her own fashion line. She shares a strong bond with her sister and doesn’t spare anyone who gets on Cardi B’s nerves.
WHAT IS THE NETWORTH OF CARDI B?
After releasing her debut album and topping the charts with her hit singles as well as modelling for giant companies including MAC Cosmetics and Gypsy Sport, the rapper’s networth is estimated at USD 4$ Million in 2018.
CARDI B’S HEIGHT, WEIGHT, STAR SIGN, EYE AND HAIR COLOR
Cardi measures 1.6764 metres tall and weighs about 132 lbs ever since she got pregnant which possibly might reduce after delivery around July this year. Her star sign is Libra and she has black hair with dark brown eyes.
Well guys, this is all we have about Cardi B, we will continue to update the contents of this article as events surrounding the rapper occurs.
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