Belcalis Almanzar, known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper born and raised in The Bronx, New York City. Thanks to her “no filter attitude”, she became an Internet celebrity through Instagram and Vine. In February 2017, she signed her first major label record deal with Atlantic Records. Her first studio album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and was named the number-one female rap album of the 2010s by Billboard. In 2018, Time magazine included her on their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2020, Billboard honored her as Woman of the Year. Outside of music, she became the creative director of Playboy in 2022.