Cardi B rose to fame in three short years and is now one of the hottest female rappers in the world. She has been quite a controversial figure, with raunchy lyrics, viral social media posts, and feuds with a number of celebrities. Her birthday is October 11, so whether you are looking to turn up like Cardi or spend the day looking at her Instagram page, check out some fun facts about her here.
Key Moments in Cardi B's Life
"Invasion of Privacy" was certified double platinum
Her debut studio album received high acclaim, while 12 of the 13 tracks went either gold or platinum.
September 25, 2017
"Bodak Yellow" hit number one on the charts
Three months after her debut single came out, Cardi B became the first female rapper in nearly two decades to reach the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Cardi B went viral
Through her Vine and Instagram accounts, Cardi B started gaining a large social media following. She had several viral videos that paved her way to stardom.
October 11, 1992
Cardi B was born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar
Before taking a stage name, Cardi B was known as Belcalis. She was born in the South Bronx to a Dominican father and Trinidadian mother.
How to Celebrate Cardi B's Birthday
1. Watch Cardi explain her signature catchphrases
If you're a little confused by some of Cardi's odd quips, watch her break it down on "The Tonight Show." And don't miss her impression of a "cold pigeon."
2. Follow her on social media
Get to know all of Cardi B's innermost thoughts and opinions by scrolling through her Twitter and Instagram. You will either be entertained or horrified, but you won't be disappointed.
3. Check out old-school Cardi in "Love & Hip Hop: New York"
Go back before she was one of the world's most acclaimed rappers. Cardi B's career really took off during her stint on this VH1 reality series.
5 Cardi B Tweets That Remind Us To #StayHumble
1. "I wish Offset can wake up so he can take me to McDonalds"
Thanks for reminding us that it's the simple things in life that make us happy, Cardi B.
2. "My mom sooo pretty Like ommmmggggggg"
So nice to see that Cardi loves her mama. Hopefully her daughter Kulture will be writing such kind tweets someday.
3. "BLESSED &GIFTED"
Self-love and self-awareness are the keys to success.
4. "KNOCK ME DOWN 9 TIMES BUT I GET UP 10!"
As Victor Hugo once said, "Perseverance, secret of all triumphs."
5. "We going to be looking nice and chic this year on a low budget ;)"
Even after cashing in on her high record sales, Cardi reminds us how important it is to stick to a strong financial plan.