AceShowbiz - Cardi B is about to debut her career as a host. The "Bartier Cardi" rapper is set to join Jimmy Fallon as the first-ever co-host on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" in the Monday, April 9 episode, NBC announced on Tuesday, April 3.
The upcoming gig will mark Cardi's third time appearance on the late show and the first time ever for the show to have two people sharing the hosting duties. During the Monday episode, the 25-year-old femcee will also perform in support of her forthcoming album, "Invasion of Privacy".
After taking the stage, she will be assisting Jimmy in interviewing other guests. However, the hour-long show hasn't revealed the other guests for the episode.
Back in September, Cardi joined forces with G-Eazy to perform their hit "No Limit". Later in December, Cardi returned to Studio 6B. She talked about how she came up with her name Cardi B as well as the downside of her fame.
"My sister's name is Hennessy. So everybody used to call me Bacardi. So I always called myself Bacardi, right?" she explained where she got her current moniker. "And then it was my Instagram name, like Bacardi, Bacardi B. But for some reason my Instagram keep getting deleted, and I think it was Bacardi that had something to do with it. So I just shortened it to Cardi B."
She also ranted about getting "godkids out of nowhere." The former reality TV personality said, "You know, once you start making money everybody wants you to be their kid's godmother or something."
Cardi rose to stardom after her single "Bodak Yellow" was well-received by the public. The song was nominated for best rap song and best rap performance at the 2018 Grammys. The song also made Cardi replace Beyonce Knowles as the first woman to have five top 10 singles simultaneously on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.