Before she became a world-famous superstar rapper, Bronx-raised artist Cardi B was dancing at exotic clubs in New York. Prepping for a career in reality television as part of the cast of Love & Hip Hop. There have been many stories told about her days as a dancer and sometimes, fans of the rapper share old photos of her from that era on social media.
Cardi B has never been shy about embracing her past as an exotic dancer. Cardi’s breakout single “Bodak Yellow” from 2017, centered around her rise from the strip club to making money moves as a mainstream entertainer. Now she a throwback picture from 2014 and social media went crazy.
Yesterday, Cardi B reminded her 20.8 million Twitter followers about her days as a stripper. The 29-year-old Invasion of Privacy album creator shared a picture from 2014 where she is surrounded by large piles of $1 bills. Cardi B’s throwback photo collected over 12,000 retweets and 182,000 likes on the social media platform.
With the simple “2014” caption the rapper’s intent once again appeared to be about celebrating her journey from being a “regular, degular, shmegular” girl. From The Bronx to being a Grammy-winning multimillionaire. And not just one, another old photo of Cardi B is currently going viral on Twitter too.
The “me if… was a job” meme features another picture of a younger Belcalis sitting around a lot of cash. For this trend, people expressed their fandom for certain celebrities, television shows, or other pop culture content by comparing it to Cardi’s commitment to racking up money. Over the last several days, countless Twitter accounts retweeted a “me if… was a job” tweet.