Cardi B really blew up on the scene because of her recording-breaking hit, “Bodak Yellow.” Now she’s back with an entire album, which addresses a few things, including her fiancé Offset cheating on her. But the two are sticking it out and are now making headlines again after revealing they are expecting a child.
So what all do we know about the baby? There are reports about when exactly Cardi B is expecting the baby (No. 3) and the sex of the baby (No. 6).
Here are seven things to know about Cardi B expecting her first baby.
1. Cardi B reveals her pregnancy on Saturday Night Live
The rapper performed songs from her first studio album on Saturday Night Live. Her first performance was in a puffy dress so there weren’t any alarm bells going off. But her next performance was in a tight white dress for “Be Careful.” In a wide shot, Cardi B’s baby bump is pretty obvious.
After performing before a screaming audience there was a video of Cardi B going backstage to find fans and friends congratulating her. She then said “I’m finally free!” with her arms up in the air.
So it’s now out that Cardi B is expecting her first child with fiancé Offset. He celebrated the reveal on Instagram with a picture of the couple and the caption, “T H A N K Y O U F O R A L L O F Y O U R S U P P O R T. W E F E E L S O B L E S S E D.”
This baby news might not come as a complete surprise to fans for multiple reasons.
2. She also followed up the pregnancy reveal with a tweet
The rapper addressed the news again on Twitter, saying, “I started winning when the whole world was doubting on me !think imma lose with my little baby counting on me ?”
3. There were previous reports that she was pregnant and due in the summer
There were some slips of the secret somewhere. TMZ recently reported that Cardi B is pregnant and expecting a baby in the summer, according to sources. She is reportedly going to have the baby in the first week of July.
She kept her scheduled performance at Coachella, despite some speculation that she would not.
4. Cardi B reportedly told some people that she was pregnant during the Super Bowl
The secret got out because Cardi B reportedly told people over Super Bowl weekend that she is pregnant. When offered to go to a VIP room where there was partying and alcohol, one of her reps reportedly turned it down because she wanted to avoid the “party atmosphere.”
At the time, she was reportedly three to four months pregnant.
5. She previously denied the rumor, saying, ‘I’m just getting fat’
When it seemed like the pregnancy secret was out, the rapper took to Instagram to deny it. She said, “No b*tch I’m just getting fat. Let me fat in peace.”
6. Her sister might have revealed the baby’s sex before she did
Cardi B’s sister, Hennessy Carolina, celebrated the news on Instagram in April and wrote a moving caption. But there is one portion of it that might have revealed the baby’s sex.
She wrote “give her all the kisses and hugs,” referring to Cardi B’s baby. But is that a hint that the baby’s a girl?
The caption was later changed to “I’m going to be able to hold ur baby and give the baby all the kisses and hugs!”
In May, Cardi B confirmed that her baby is a girl.
7. Cardi B said she kept the pregnancy a secret because people are ‘so thirsty’
So why did the chart-topper keep her pregnancy a secret? She wrote on Instagram, “This is why i did not wanted to say nothing. People be so thirsty to scrutinize and try to destroy something that [is] suppose to be a blessing.”
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