Grammy award-winning rapper and internet celebrity Cardi B storms Africa to perform in Nigeria and Ghana

CNN describes her as a “Grammy award-winning rapper and social media sensation”. But to millions of fans in Africa, Belcalis Almanzar a.k.a. Cardi B is simply their superstar. 

The 27-year old, who became an internet celebrity after several of her posts and videos became viral on Vine and Instagram, told fans on….(of course) Instagram she was flying to Africa to perform for the first time on the continent in Nigeria and Ghana.

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“1:03am drop my KK in NY on my way to Afrriiiiicaaaaaaaaaa baybeeeee!!!!!!,” she wrote in the post.

Last month she announced that she would be performing at the Livespot X Festival in Lagos, Nigeria and Accra, Ghana.

“Africa. I’m coming! Nigeria and Ghana,” she wrote back then.

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Party With Cardi at Hollywood Palladium on May 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

“Cardi B broke into the music scene in 2017 with her hit single ‘Bodak Yellow.’She will be performing at the two-day festival alongside top African artists from both countries.Organized by Livespot 360, a digital agency based in Lagos, the festival will feature Tiwa SavageBurna Boy, Shatta Wale, R2bees among others,” CNN said.

Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
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