Cardi B was born Belcalis Almanzar on the 11th October 1992 and is a well known US rapper, songwriter and tv personality. Born and raised in New York, she started building her popularity through social media, as well as appearing for two years on a reality series called Love & Hip Hop: New York. It was during this television show that she ended up releasing two mixtapes and ended up signing for Atlantic Records in 2017.
Her debut album, entitled Invasion of Privacy, was released in 2018 and went straight to the top spot on the Billboard 200, breaking various records, as well as receiving critical acclaim. She consequently won a Grammy Award and two of the singles on that album reached number one. She has followed this up with other hit singles, leading her to be one of only six female artists to have three number-one singles on the Hot 100 during the 2010s.
Widely recognised as a hugely influential female rapper, she has won awards at all the major events including the Grammys, BET, American Music Awards and the Billion Music Awards. Cardi B continues to inspire and lead others, releasing music known for its open and candid lyrics, that many will relate to.
1.Being a feminist is being equal to do what a man do.
2.Being a feminist is being equal to do what a man do.
3.To see the positive reaction to my music makes me feel good.
4.I was a loner; I was never the crazy party girl.
5.I wanna hear myself everywhere.
6.I’m an October baby, yes.
7.I do feel kind of guilty sometimes ’cause, like, I could buy myself a $5,000 dress or a $3,000 dress, and I’m buying these things, but I’m knowing that my cousin need money for the rent. And then I gotta tell myself, ‘Stop feeling guilty. You worked for this.’
8.My personality is humongous.
9.I cannot turn my life back around. I’m already a public figure, I’m famous… It’s like, I might as well keep it going, might as well make the money.
10.I had very strict parents, I could never go outside or go to parties.
11.I’d rather have money and be broken-hearted than be broke and broken-hearted.
12.The faster I make a lot of money, the faster I can have these kids I want.
13.Am I ever gonna grow thick skin? No.
14.I’ll do something that brings me a check.
15.I think beautiful is like looking like you take care of yourself.
16.I was a little hesitant to do ‘Love & Hip-Hop’ because sometimes reality TV can be good for your music career and sometimes bad.
17.My mom kicked me out a couple of weeks before my 18th birthday. I had a job for about six, seven months at a supermarket, and they fired me for being late.
18.Say yes to everything. ‘You want me to buy you some food?’ Yes. ‘You want me to buy you a car?’ Yes.
19.It’s just like, damn – I’m competing with myself.
20.I’m gonna be famous forever.
21.If a girl have beef with me, she gon’ have beef with me forever.
22.People want me to be so full of shame that I used to dance. I would never be ashamed of it. I made a lot of money. I had a good time, and it showed me a lot.
23.I don’t want my personality to overshadow my talent.
24.Music never felt like a job.
25.I’m an emotional gangster. I cry once every month.
26.I was always scared to follow my dreams because if I follow my dreams and I fail, I can’t dream about it anymore. It’s easier to settle for less.
27.Ever since I started using guys, I feel so much better about myself. I feel so much more powerful.
28.Ever since I started using guys, I feel so much better about myself. I feel so much more powerful.
.29.The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
30.It’s not that people want to be like me, but some want to say the things I say and can’t because they’re afraid. I say it for them.
31.No one calls me Belcalis except for my family, my mother, and my daddy.
32.It’s never too early to get married now.
33.The first splurge that I did, I bought, like, an $80,000 watch, but that’s because I’m a rapper. I need jewelry.
34.When I do music, I don’t feel like it’s competition. Then again, it kinda is, but I don’t like thinking like that. And I don’t understand why they do that to women and, especially, women in hip-hop.
35.When you hear my lyrics, you hear the shots that I throw at people. I throw shots because I always been the underdog. I got rejected so many times, and I say it in my lyrics constantly.
36.I’m not as open as I used to be. I’m a little bit more filtered, and it kind of sucks, but it’s the price you pay to get paid.
37.My sister’s name is Hennessy, so everybody used to be, like, ‘Bacardi’ to me. Then I shortened it to Cardi B. The ‘B’ stands for whatever, depending on the day… beautiful or bully.
38.I’m a woman. Every woman, I think, wants to get married and wants to have children.
39.I’m so free-spirited. Everyone has a me inside them: that loud girl that just wanna go, ‘Ayyyy!’ No matter if you a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, it comes out.
40.I have real good parents. They poor. They have regular, poor jobs and what not. They real good people and what not; I was just raised in a bad society.
41.A lot of females, they want to do the things that I do. Some females are so closed, but they want to be open. Some girls, they want to feel that power that I tell them that I have. I tell women that I have power over these men, that I use these men.
42.My Instagram got deleted a lot of times. I used to do rough jokes and curse a lot.
43.I cry sometimes. I get very upset.
44.If you want it, and the more you keep hearing you can’t have it, you just go and get it.
45.People should listen to my music because it’s good.
46.No man wants to accept they could be getting used for money. But it’s OK for them to let us know that they use us?
47.I’m about this shmoney.
48.People are afraid to be themselves because people are afraid to be recorded. Everything is being recorded, and everyone is so sensitive. You say something; a section of people will be offended. It’s so annoying; you got to be completely censored.
49.I’m on my phone 24-7. I see everything. I hear everything. I am the voice of the streets.
50.When women come up to me like, ‘I am a freaking senator,’ or, ‘I’m a doctor,’ it’s like, ‘Damn, y’all like me? I look up to y’all!’
51.I feel beautiful without makeup on, but when I do put makeup on, it just gives me this extra pop.
52.I’m surprised Beyonce liked me. I met Beyonce!
53.I want to be an artist artist, a real artist. I don’t just want to do this for temporary money.
54.I just feel like I influence people because I’m like – I was practically homeless.
55.What I’m trying to say to girls is don’t let these guys be in your head.
56.I really don’t look up to anybody that is doing that great in life, because I don’t know their story.
57.I need to make money for my family and my future family. I’m not a YOLO person.
58.Libras like to take risks!
59.Whatever hair color I have on my head, that’s what decides what type of outfit I’m going to wear, because not everything goes with your hair color. That’s why I switch it up.
60.What counts the most for women is having the confidence to make your own money.