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Cardi B Makes Nicki Minaj Moves, Lands First Movie Deal

Cardi B Makes Nicki Minaj Moves, Lands First Movie Deal

Cardi B has become the first female artist in history to have five of the top 10 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in a single week since the list began in 1958.

Cardi B, born Belcalis Almanzar, is the first woman and the third act to have five songs on the chart in a span of one week.

The rapper's collaboration with Bruno Mars' New jack swing-inspired "Finesse" is at the top of the charts.

The New York rapper's collaboration with Bruno Mars, Finesse (Remix), is now at the top of the chart, while her track with G-Eazy collab No Limit sits at Number 3. The 1990s-inspired track reached 16-1 in its first full tracking week, following its debut on the January 13 list.

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Following her hit single "Bodak Yellow" in June of 2017, she has been killing it. "Finesse" is also No. 1 on the Digital, Streaming, and Airplay Gainer charts, and it's No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Her tracks Motorsport, Bartier Cardi and Bodak Yellow have placed at Number 4, Number 7 and Number 10, respectively. The song dropped from its number two spot to number three.

She has appeared in various features, and to this point, she has not disappointed. With that said, it's unclear how much Cardi is getting paid, but sources say the Bronx rapper had to turn down other opportunities that month that would've made her between $100K-$200K.

A few days ago, Hollywood icon Jim Carrey delivered a massive Cardi B co-sign.


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