Cardi B was born Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), her mother is Trinidad and her father is of Dominican descendants. Cardi B is a female hip hop artist, television and internet personality. She was born and raised in The Bronx borough of New York City where she found success through social media for her “unfiltered attitude”.
Cardi B started her career as an exotic dancer to escape domestic violence and poverty but didn’t start a career in music until 2015. Cardi B signed with a major record label in February, 2017 and released “Bodak Yellow” which topped the charts for US Billboard Hot 100. Making her the first female solo rap artist overtaking Taylor Swift’s spot for number one.
Cardi B is reported to be dating “Offset”, a rap artist from the group “Migos”. The two has collaborated together on her mixtape creating the song “Lick”. Which is believed to have started the two’s relationship. Since Cardi has topped the Billboard’s Hot 100, she’s received respect from multiple female artistes such as: Nicki Minaj; Remy Ma; Lil Kim; Young M.A.; Demi Lovato; and many others in the music industry.
Trivia on Cardi B:
- Cardi B has a younger sister, “‘Hennessy Carolina”. The two are best friends, despite their differences in the past.
- Cardi B worked for an Amish Supermarket. She was fired for giving a friend a discount. Her former manager recommended that she worked at a strip club.
- Cardi B’s father named her “Belcalis” after the alcohol beverage, “Bacardi Rum”.
Television shows that Cardi B appeared in
|2017||Hip Hop Squares||Herself|
|2017||Being Mary Jane||Mercedes|
|2016||Kocktails with Khloé||Herself|
|2015||Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne||Herself|
|2015-17||Love & Hip Hop: New York||Herself|
[Feature Image by Cardi B/Facebook]