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Cardi B
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Cardi B in 2019
Born
Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar

October 11, 1992 (1992-10-11) (age 27)
Occupation
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • television personality
Years active 2015–present
Spouse(s)
Offset (m. 2017)
Children 1
Musical career
Genres Hip hop
Labels Atlantic
Associated acts Offset

Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known by her stage name Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and television personality. She is known for her breakout single, "Bodak Yellow", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States in 2017. She became only the second female rapper to reach number one without a featured artist since Lauryn Hill with "Doo Wop (That Thing)" in 1998. Almanzar also has appeared on the VH1 reality series Love & Hip Hop: New York.

On January 2, 2018, Billboard announced that Cardi became only the third artist in history to have their first three singles in the top ten at the same time, with the songs "Bodak Yellow", "MotorSport", and "No Limit". The first two artists to do so were the Beatles and Ashanti.

For the week ending July 14, 2018, Cardi single "I Like It" reached the number-one position of the Billboard Hot 100, making her the only female rapper with two chart-toppers on the Hot 100.

Her first album, Invasion of Privacy, was released on April 6, 2018. Cardi B says that her music is a representation of what she would like to listen to.

Personal life

Cardi B's stage name comes from the rum Bacardi. On October 27, 2017, she became engaged at a concert in Philadelphia to rapper Offset, a member of the hip hop group Migos.

Almanzar later revealed that she and Offset had secretly married in Atlanta on September 20, 2017. Their daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, was born July 10, 2018.

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