20 Things That Cardi B Loves To Spend To Her Money On (Now That She Surpassed Nicki Minaj)

Cardi B is undeniably fast-tracking her way to becoming one of the biggest and most iconic female rappers in the industry. While a little over two years ago she was unknown, she is now the name on everyone’s lips. Born and raised in the Bronx, Cardi B stormed into mainstream America’s heart last summer with the monster hit “Bodak Yellow” which hit No.1 on the Billboard charts.

The quickness with which that song earned its ubiquity, knocking Taylor Swift off her pivot, had all the makings of a fad. Instead, a year later, Cardi B’s record-breaking rise has only continued upward. Her song “I Like It” also reached No.1 on the Billboard charts, making her the first female rapper to have two chart-topping hits, a feat unattained by any other female rapper.

Because of her hit-making prowess and high profile relationship with Migos front man Offset, Cardi B has been raking in the Benjamins. And if her Instagram is anything to go by, she is a girl who knows not only to spoil her man but also spoil herself. She has been rubbing many people the wrong way by her lavish expenditure but has been quick to point out, that it is her hard earned money and has every right to spend it.

Here, are 20 things that Cardi B spends on:

20 Her Coachella Stage Set

Cardi B is one of hip-hop's biggest stars, but the New York rapper did not get paid like it when she performed at Coachella in April. She revealed during an interview that she was to be paid $140,000 for her two performances over two days. As much as this may sound like a lot of money, the rapper actually went at a loss. This is because she reportedly spent about $300,000 on her stage set. She attributed her low payment to having booked the gig six months prior before she went platinum. She had also not understood how big of a deal Coachella actually is. Well, at least now she knows. (Source: ConsequenceOfSound)

19 A Lot Of Fur Coats

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There is something synonymous about rappers and fur coats. Think Notorious BIG, 50 Cent, and P. Diddy. They were all known for decking themselves out in expensive furs like it was part of the job description. It seems that Cardi B has chosen to continue with the tradition. Living in New York City means that she has to endure harsh winters in freezing temperatures but she is rich and famous now and can afford tons of furs to keep her warm. The rapper has been photographed in countless fur jackets and loves wearing fun patterns and bright colors. When you're rich like that, why not? (Source: BET)

18 A Diamond Encrusted Watch

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One day, Cardi B woke up and decided to show her fans and Instagram followers just what hard work and dedication can do. She went up to a jewelry store and got herself a watch worth a whopping $100,000. After Cardi B bought herself the Patek Philippe diamond watch, she took to Instagram to share her excitement with her fans. She explained that she was proud of herself for buying this watch all on her own without any help from a man; adding that it was comforting for her to know that she could pick up and sell the watch anywhere and at any time. (Source: BlackSportsOnline)

17 A Rolls Royce Wraith For Offset

Cardi is engaged to the rapper Offset, of the rap group Migos and Rolling Stones termed theirs as a Hip-Hop love story. Back in December, the female rapper decided to show her man just how much he meant to her, so she decided to buy him, not just a watch, but a Rolls-Royce Wraith to go with it! The car had ruby red paint on top and was white on the sides. The gift was for her man’s 26th birthday, along with an insanely blinged-out diamond watch. She presented the car to her openly emotional fiancée in front of all their friends. She posted a photo of the car, captioning it “I did good.” (Source: HighSnobiety)

16 An Orange Bentley Bentayga

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When you put in the work on your record and it attains unprecedented success, the logical thing to do is celebrate yourself for your achievement. Cardi thinks so too. To celebrate the success of her debut single, "Bodak Yellow," Cardi B decided to treat herself to a bright orange $240,000 Bentley Bentayaga SUV with matching peanut butter leather interior. Despite the fact that the rapper did not yet have a driver's license, she posted photos ecstatically on Instagram to share what she had gotten with her fans. On her Instagram live video, she said, "I don’t know how to drive but how you expect me to know how to drive when I took the train my whole life?" (Source: DailyMail)

15 Matching Lamborghini Aventadors With Offset

What do you do when you want to take twinning as a couple to a whole new level? You don’t get matching outfits, because everyone is doing that, no, you get matching Lamborghinis. That is exactly what Cardi B and Offset decided to do. They bought his and hers Lamborghinis; a green one for him and a blue one for her. That way, when you want to make a statement, you both arrive, each driving their own. When allegations that she had leased them surfaced, she was quick to share the transaction receipt proving that they had actually purchased the two sports cars. It’s just sad that she can’t drive yet. (Source: Metro)

14 A Waffle House

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We are inclined to believe that apart from diamonds, dollars, and stunting, Cardi B loves waffles, a lot. While she was posting her bank statement to prove that she had bought the Lamborghinis that she and rapper husband Offset were being accused of leasing, she also accidentally leaked that she had spent 64 dollars at a waffle house in Atlanta, Georgia. First off, it is quite difficult to spend that much money, especially if you are dining alone. We are thus inclined to believe that Cardi B came through with her crew to chomp on some pancakes, bacon, and eggs. Breakfast is, after all, the most important meal of the day, whichever time of the day that may be. (Source: TheDailyMeal)

13 A Car For Her Mum

Cardi B's mother's life has obviously changed a lot since her daughter became a famous rapper. She was a cashier who worked hard to provide for her two daughters and now her daughter is earning more money than she could ever imagine. To show her mom how much she appreciates her, Cardi B bought her a brand new SUV. She also rapped about paying her mum’s bills in her chart-topping hit “Bodak Yellow”. The two have a close relationship now. On her mother's last birthday, the musician showed up to her house with a bouquet of 50 roses that were each wrapped in a $100 bill. Isn’t that sweet? (Source: Youtube)

12 Her Music Career

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Cardi B’s music career has skyrocketed in the last two years by unimaginable proportions. Not only is she the first female rapper to have two songs reach No.1 on the Billboard hot 100 charts, she became one of the four to have their albums reach number one, with the success of her debut studio album Invasion of Privacy. Some of her tracks have hit platinum while others have hit gold. This is a sign that she has invested in her music career; something she started while she was still a dancer, investing the proceeds from her dancing into studio time. (Source: Youtube)

11 Her Daughter Kulture's Stroller And Changing Bag

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It is clear that Cardi B likes to spend money just as much as she likes making it. She will spare no expense if it means putting a smile on the face of the people she loves, even if that person is not conscious about it yet. She recently gave birth to her first daughter with rapper Offset, named Kulture Kiari Cephus. Kulture is about to be lavished with the finest designer brands. Cardi spent about 7,000 dollars on a Fendi stroller, Givenchy teddy bear and Versace changing bag. She has also designed her nursery with nursery items from high-end West Hollywood baby boutique, Couture Kids on Robertson. (Source: DailyMail)

10 Her Baby Shower

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Cardi B and Offset held an opulent baby shower for their daughter Kulture in Atlanta. The shower, which took a crew of 40 people more than two days to put together. The shower was supposed to have a “Bronx fairytale” feel to it, creating a magical and imaginary Bronx world for the little girl. Cardi B hired Karleen Roy to plan the event so we know it was not cheap, in any respect. It featured 26,000 pink and white flowers, a bodega with baby bottles and diapers wrapped in pink ribbons and Latin and African-American children’s books. It was a shower fit for a Bardi princess. (Source: Vogue)

9 Dental Surgery

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While she was starring on Love & Hip Hop: New York, Cardi B got some harsh criticism about her crooked teeth on social media. Once she began to make some money, one of the first things that the rapper did was head straight to the best dentist in New York. Dr. Catrise Austin of The Smilist Dental worked on the musician's teeth and is one of the most well-known celebrity dentists. While the exact cost of Cardi's surgery is unknown, veneers cost around $2,000 per tooth and whitening would cost an additional $500, so we know that it was pretty pricey. And she is so proud of it she featured it in her hit song “Bodak Yellow,” rapping "Got a bag and fixed my teeth/Hope you hoes know it ain't cheap." (Source: InTouchWeekly)

8 A Lot Of Expensive Wigs

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Cardi B also enjoys playing with her appearance when it comes to her hairstyle. One day she will be sporting a short, brunette bob and the next day she will have blonde hair down to her waist. A week later, while sitting front row at New York Fashion Week, she sported a gray shoulder-skimming cut—a look that perfectly matched her metallic, crystallized talons. Good quality wigs made of real human hair are not cheap but that is not something that Cardi has to worry about. The rapper's look is constantly changing and people love to keep up with her outfits and hairstyles. (Source: Vogue)

7 Jeweled Nails

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Cardi B isn’t only known for her keep-it-real attitude or her great music — she’s also known for her flashy digits! The “Bodak Yellow” rapper has become the go-to icon when it comes to nail design inspiration. Cardi B is definitely known for her outrageous nail designs. It is a wonder how this rapper texts or types on her phone with the long, bedazzled nails she wears every day. Cardi only trusts one woman in New York City with her nail designs and that is Jenny Bui who owns the Nails On 7th salon, joking on her Instagram that she only lets "Jenny from the Bronx" do her nails. Jenny’s mantra is “good nails aren’t cheap, and cheap nails aren’t good.” (Source: USMagazine)

6 Custom Chains

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The image of a rapper is not complete without some heavy jewelry hanging from their neck. Is not it true that when we think of rappers we think of blinged-out jewelry, crazy cars, and wild parties? Naturally, Cardi B had to get herself some custom chains so that she could solidify her image as a rapper in the music industry. Her first big jewelry piece was a custom-made green Powder Puff girl chain on which she collaborated on with her fiancé, Offset. The $60,000 necklace features a diamond-encrusted hand with red fingernails and gold diamond rings. The whole thing had over 20 karats of diamonds with an additional 15 karats on the chain. (Source: RickeySmileyMorningShow)

5 Lots Of Designer Clothes

Fashion designers are always on the lookout for a break out sensation so that they can use them to showcase their newest and flirtiest designs. With the success of her single, "Bodak Yellow," Cardi B was on fashion designer's radars. Her popularity and fame enabled her to become a major influencer in fashion, beauty, and social media so of course, all of the top brands want her. However, Cardi has her own sense of style and therefore likes to have a say in what she wears. With more money than she knows what to do with, Cardi is now able to buy clothes from any designer she wishes. Her personal style is full of bright colors, patterns, and statement pieces. (Source: Telegraph)

4 Shoes

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Cardi B does not hide her love for designer shoes. She even talks about it in her hit song, "Bodak Yellow." Cardi boasts about owning Louboutin shoes, saying, "these expensive, these is red bottoms, these is bloody shoes." Cardi reportedly spends around $2,000 to $5,000 every couple of weeks on new designer heels. It is something that the singer likes to indulge in and who can blame her? She is always quick to share her new shoes with her fans on Instagram. She also collaborated with fashion designer Steve Madden on a new shoe line collection titled Cardi B x Steve Madden. (Source: FootwearNews)

3 Attending Night Clubs

Before she became a reality TV star or an Instagram sensation or chart-topper, Cardi B was an exotic dancer. This is where she got her start and how she found money to finance her music career. Due to her history with dance, clubs are near and dear to Cardi B's heart. She and Offset are frequently spotted at clubs and the rapper loves to spoil the dancers. The former dancer has also performed at many clubs, like in April when she sang "Bodak Yellow" on stage at a club in Miami to celebrate the release of her album Invasion of Privacy. She threw dollar bills out into the audience and kicked her red bottom Louboutins off as she danced the night away and looked to be right in her element. (Source: EOnline)

2 A Luxurious Condo

Cardi B is the proud owner of a luxurious three-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Edgewater, New Jersey but rarely talks about it or shares photos of it on social media. Maybe this is to keep some of her private life, private. Although she grew up in the Bronx, the rapper chose to purchase a home in New Jersey because the price for real estate in New Jersey is cheaper as compared to the premium real estate in New York City. However, due to her touring and traveling so much, Cardi B spends a lot of her time living out of hotel rooms. (Source: VIBE)

1 The Soho House In New York

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The Bronx-born starlet owns a luxury condo in New Jersey. However, whenever she has events in New York City, she likes to stay close by. Cardi is known for staying at the Four Seasons and the Soho House when she is in town. The Soho House in NYC is a purely exclusive and elite members-only club in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. A membership costs more than $2,000 a year, which seems like a lot to pay for someone who has a home just across the state line. Soho House has a “strictly no suits” policy, not accepting business people or politicians but offers membership to those in the entertainment industry.

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