Who is Cardi B?
She is a rapper and actress from America. She started her career as an influencer and later moved into the mainstream music industry. Cardi B is among the most influential female artists and especially female rappers.
New York City, the United States of America
Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar was raised in South Bronx. She has Dominican heritage and also a heritage from Trinidad, thanks to her mother. She married the American rapper Offset in 2017, and they have a child together.
Cardi B started her career by amassing followers on Instagram and Vine. Her videos rapping and performing drew thousands of fans and helped her make the jump to a more mainstream music scene.
She was cast on Love & Hip Hop: New York, a VH1 reality series that showcased her efforts to become a musician, and during this time, she released two mixtapes, Gangsta Bitch Music Vol. 1 and Vol. 2. In 2017, Cardi B signed up with Atlantic Records.
The first studio album by Cardi B came out in 2018 under the title Invasion of Privacy. It debuted at number one and hit triple platinum. It also earned the Grammy for Best Rap Album and produced Bodak Yellow and I Like It, her next two singles. Her third single to hit number one on the Hot 100 was Girls Like You, collaborating with Maroon 5. Cardi B, along with Megan Thee Stallion, had another huge hit in WAP. This gained a lot of attention and helped Cardi B get her next number on the Hot charts. Up, her next single, extended the streak of number ones. Cardi B has been the female rapper with the most number one hit.
Cardi B is the most streamed female rapper, with most billion streamers on Spotify.
She is the highest certified female rapper by the RIAA in the solo category.
Cardi B has won a Grammy, eight Billboard Music Awards, five Guinness World Records, five American Music Awards, six BET Awards, eleven BET Hip Hop Awards, and two ASCAP awards for Songwriter of Songwriter the Year.
She was Billboard’s Woman of the Year in 2020.
Cardi B has been credited with a lot of influence on female rappers and provided support for artists just starting out and beyond, helping bring more women to the industry and encourage a more tight community within it.
The stage name Cardi B comes from the name of the alcoholic beverage Bacardi, which, according to the artist, was a big thing for her during her formative years.
Cardi B appeared in Hustlers, the 2019 movie, and also in F9 in the role of Leysa.
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