Early this year Cardi B signed a major record deal with Atlantic Records. She also got a support slot on East Coast hip-hop group The Lox’s tour. Cardi B is one of the greatest breakthrough artists of the year. She was nominated for Best Female Hip-Hop artist and the Best New Artist at the 2017 BET award
Cardi B is an American female hip-hop artist, reality star, and media personality. Her birth name is Belicalis Almanzar born on October 1992 in Bronx, New York City.
Cardi B 2017 Successes
“Bodak Yellow,” her recent single is the reason for her quick mainstream popularity. The single has made her the first female rapper for nearly 19 years to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart for three consecutive weeks. The song has become a U.K. hit and is also topping other charts around the world
Partnership with Sony/ATV
Cardi B is in this game to make money moves as she just inked a worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV. The agency is one of the world’s leading music publishers, founded in the year 1995. The company has over 3 million copyrights, representing legendary artists such as Michael Jackson and much more.
Rick Krim Sony/ATV’s Co-President stated that “Bodak Yellow” has confirmed that Cardi B is one of the unique talents –witnessed by the music industry once in a lifetime. He added that they are much honored to work with a rare talented artist, who has impacted not only music but also pop culture.
The Senior Director, Jennifer Drake had a lot of praise for Cardi B. She said that Cardi is a real, refreshing and honest artist. Further adding that she is confident enough to speak her mind and to say how she feels. Her personality is tangible, and it is so easy to connect with her. She further said that they are happy to work with a great talent like Cardi and they are excited to see her push the hip hop culture forward.