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Cardi B Left Jimmy Fallon Speechless And Explained How Her Name Came To Be

Fun fact: Her real name is Belcalis Almanzar.

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If for some weird reason you don't already know who Cardi B is, she's a Grammy-nominated rapper with a personality of gold.

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Last night, she stopped by The Tonight Show and aside from leaving Jimmy Fallon speechless, she explained how the name "Cardi B" came to be:

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Cardi first mentioned how her younger sister is named Hennessy:

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And because of this, her friends used to call her Bacardi. So she ran with it, and changed her Instagram handle accordingly:

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But because Bacardi is, you know, a brand, she thinks they took issue with it:

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And thus, a new star was born:

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The more you know. 💫

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