New to the music industry is New York native and female rapper Cardi B. She has been climbing up the charts with song after song. Her hottest new single "Bodak Yellow" has been the hottest song of the summer. Furthermore, Cardi has features with other artists, including a recent collaboration with Offset.

Who is Cardi B?

Before Belcalis Almanzar, famously known as Cardi B became a rapper, she worked as a stripper at night. She became a stripper to escape an abusive relationship with her then-boyfriend.

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While she worked as a stripper, B saved up enough money to get away from her abusive boyfriend. Although, stripped is not labeled as a positive thing, but B admits becoming a stripper saved her life.

Before being known as a rapper, she was a cast member on "Love and Hip Hop New York." On the show, she was known for creating drama. Moreover, she received a million dollar record deal, which was her reason for leaving the reality show.

She seems to have lived a hard and tough life.

What does Florida rapper Kodak Black have to do with this song?

Cardi B has really made a name for herself in the music and entertainment industry. Her latest song "Bodak Yellow" has been the buzz all summer.The title of the song was inspired by Florida rapper, Kodak Black. She was inspired by the flow of his 2015 single "No Flockin." So, she used the same flow for "Bodak Yellow."

Her latest single has become the highest charting song by a female rapper since Nicki Minaj's song "Anaconda."

Does Cardi B have any mentors? Who was behind "Bodak Yellow becoming a "summer anthem?"

Complex magazine did an interview with JWhiteDidThat, who was the music producer behind making "Bodak Yellow" a hit.

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A journalist from Complex says, "One of the people that have believed in Cardi's rap career from the [beginning] is the architect behind the "Bodak Yellow" beat [is] JWhiteDidThat. Additionally, JWhiteDidThat is no stranger to the music industry, his previous mentor used to be a producer from Bad Boy Entertainment. JWhiteDidThat says, "

"Her being her. Her personality. I don’t ever want Cardi B to change, just how real she is. The girl is unfiltered. That’s what makes her a star. Her personality is everything. The girl got it. She has no filter. I respect her because she speaks her mind. She speaks and she says what people are thinking."

Cardi B's unfiltered personality is why most people love her and why she rapidly is developing a heavy fan base.