CARDI B reached No1 in the US Billboard Hot 100 with her first single Bodak Yellow.
But just who is this new rapper and what else do we know about her? We take a look…
Getty Images – Getty Cardi B is expecting a baby girl in July with fiancé Offset
Who is Cardi B?
Cardi B, real name Belcalis Almanzar, is originally from the Bronx in New York and started out as a stripper.
She said the money she made from stripping helped her pay for school.
Cardi began to get more high profile as she documented her life on social media.
In 2015, she joined the reality show Love and Hip Hop: New York for two seasons.
She left the show to concentrate on her music career.
She won Best New Hip Hop Artist, Single of the Year, Hustler of the Year at the BET Hip Hop awards in 2017.
Is Cardi B pregnant and when is she due to give birth?
Cardi B announced her pregnancy in April 2018 on Saturday Night Live.
She showed off her bump in a tight white dress as she performed her song Be Careful.
The Sun reported how she was getting ready to reveal the news, after it was leaked that she was pregnant.
The rapper accidentally let it slip she’s expecting a baby girl in July on the Met Gala red carpet.
Who is Cardi B’s fiancé Offset?
Offset, 26, is an American rapper from Lawrenceville, Georgia.
His real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus.
He is best known for being part of hip-hop trio Migos with his cousins Quavo and Takeoff.
Offset started dating Cardi B in October 2017 and proposed to her live on stage at Power 99’s Powerhouse in Philadelphia
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What is Cardi B’s single Bodak Yellow?
Bodak Yellow is Cardi B’s debut single.
The song knocked Taylor Swift‘s Look What You Made Me Do off the top spot in the US.
Cardi B has also become the first female rapper in 19 years to reach the number 1 spot on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Back in 1998, Lauryn Hill made history with Doo Wop (That Thing) becoming the first female rapper to top the US charts.
Instagram Cardi B has lots of showbiz pals, seen here with Lil’ Kim