Her real name?
The Trinidadian- Dominican rapper’s birth name is Belcalis Almanzar. The “B” in her stage name stands for “Bacardi,” a nickname given by her parents.The rapper also has a younger sister named Hennessy.
he’s a Love & Hip-Hop expat
The “Bodak Yellow” emcee was already a popular personality on social media for her hilarious Instagram vids, but her sudden rise to music fame came after she starred on the hip-hop reality show Love & Hip-Hop in 2015.
She’s a former erotic dancer
Cardi has been open about her life as a stripper during her teenage years, going so far as to confess in a sit-down with DJ Vlad that the lifestyle actually saved her from domestic abuse.
Last year, the “Red Barz” rapper started dating Migos member Offset, to whom she became engaged in October 2017.