Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar
Belcalis Almanzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, songwriter, television personality, and internet celebrity. Born and raised in The Bronx, New York, she first earned public attention in 2015 after becoming a regular cast of the VH1 reality television series Love & Hip Hop: New York. She won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album. Bodak Yellow, her first commercial single reached the number one spot on the Hot 100 chart, making Cardi B the first female rapper to do so with a solo single since Lauryn Hill's Doo Wop (That Thing) debuted atop the chart in 1998.