Cardi B Is A Prime Example Of The Millennial Hustler

Cardi B Is A Prime Example Of The Millennial Hustler

She's been making money moves before we knew who she was.


So one of my favorites in music right now is Cardi B. People may know her from her hit song "Bodak Yellow" from last year but many people know here from her Instagram videos and her role as a reality star on Love and Hip-Hop New York. She's been working for years to have her big break in music. She's been featured on many rap tracks over the years, it wasn't until she was signed to Atlantic Records and put out her first single that the world was introduced to Cardi B. But a lot of people underestimate how Cardi B got to where she is now. Looking at her backstory, she's the same as the rest of us trying to sucsceed.

Cardi worked as a bar tender and stripper to put herself through college and finance the beginning of her career. She made mixtapes and knocked on every door, getting no after no, until somebody opened the door and took a listen. Cut to 2016, Cardi is featured on several rap songs and looks for something to get her music into the mainstream. In comes Mona Scott, creator of the Love and Hip Hop franchise. She joined the New York cast and gained a following among the urban and mainstream viewership.

Her soundcloud songs started to gain traction and got into the hands of executives at Atlantic records. They saw the potential in Cardi and signed her after the end of her second season of Love and Hip Hop New York. She went straight into the studio and started working on her debut album. She had the determination and will power to not be a one-hit wonder.

She's received two Grammy nominations, released her album Invasion of Privacy in April 2018, has broken records on the Billboard charts, started her own line of clothes with Fashion Nova, worked with artists such as Maroon Five, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Lopez, Dj Khaled, and the Migos. All while pregnant with her first baby with her husband, Offset from Migos. A baby who people said would keep her elevating her career. She managed to accomplish so much within the last year since releasing her first single. She's an example of the hustle milennial that doesn't let the word "no" keep her from accomplishing her goals. She's only twenty-five years old and proved so many people wrong. Milennials have gotten the bad rap of being lazy and wanting things handed to them. However, milennials have been working double the amount then young adults did thirty years ago. No disrespect to our elders but the average young adult in the eighty's is far different from what it is today in 2018. You have college students working two jobs to put themselves through school while planning weddings and supporting families. We have become evolutionized hustlers in our day and age and Cardi B is a milennial hustler just like the rest of us.

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'Beverly Hills Brat' Nicolette Gray Is A Hoax

I believe Nicolette's obnoxious, entitled, and bratty behavior is all an act.

Earlier this month, Nicolette Gray was on "Dr. Phil" because she was upset at the fact that her mother cut down her allowance. During the show, Nicolette tells Dr. Phil, "I want my mom to understand that I can't live off $1,000 dollars a month and I grew up on a certain lifestyle, she just can't take that away from me immediately."

As a quick recap of that "Dr. Phil" episode, Nicolette basically speaks about her being entitled to this luxury lifestyle because that's all she's ever known.

At the time of the show, Nicolette is not quite 16 years old, but will soon be, and she that for her 16th birthday, she "needs" a G wagon.

Nicolette, at some point, also interrupts Dr. Phil and tells him "We are talking about me here, this is my show."

As part of the resolutions to Nicolette's bratty behavior, Dr. Phil suggests that she needs a job. In response to this request, Nicolette starts sobbing and mumbles "I don't want a job, it's so much work." The audience chuckles as Nicolette releases that statement. Dr. Phil recommends Nina, the mother, to not give Nicolette so much money, and he says there is power in "reparenting." He also suggests Nicolette, as previously mentioned, gets a job to make her a productive member of society.

Not too long after that "Dr. Phil" episode is released, Nicolette changed and added new pictures to her Instagram account, became a "public figure," and even added a house tour video on her YouTube account, that she then deleted. Nicolette also added a video to her Instagram, in which she sets Gucci slides on fire claiming them to be "cheap," however, she then deleted that video as well.

After seeing that "Dr. Phil" episode, I followed Nicolette closely on her social media accounts, and I realized how much deleting and adding new posts she was doing. It was also strange that in some posts she seemed genuine and nice, but in others, she seemed obnoxious and rude. There was no consistency in her behavior or her posts.

Nicolette and her mother Nina were also on "This Morning," a talk show right after being on the "Dr. Phil" show, which suggests they like being in the media.

Nicolette does have a YouTube channel, and in one of her videos, Nicolette goes luxury shopping with friends, and Nina, the mother tells Nicolette's friends, "I don't know what happened, but I gave her an extra thousand dollars." Nicolette's mother clearly did not follow Dr. Phil's advice.

In addition, Nicolette has a car tour video in which she says "I got a Mercedes G 550 also known as a G wagon." Again, Nicolette's mother Nina took none of Dr. Phil's advice.

Overall, I see Nicolette reaching out to Dr. Phil, not because she necessarily wanted her allowance raised, but because she saw it as an opportunity to be on TV to get famous. I came to this conclusion because shortly after being on "Dr. Phil," she and her mother also appeared on the "This Morning" show, which again shows, being around the camera is not something they object to, but rather love. Not only this, but Nicolette has been receiving products that she is advertising on her Instagram stories and has been attending PR events.

Nicolette's mother, Nina, also seems to approve of this and is almost encouraging Nicolette's bratty behavior by her giving her more money to go out shopping with friends, and buying her the G wagon.

Ultimately, Nicolette saw an opportunity, put on a fake persona, all for attention and fame. I believe Nicolette's obnoxious, entitled, and bratty behavior is a hoax!

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We all love Miley, so why not make your next Instagram caption from her?


Miley Cyrus' new album “SHE IS COMING" is a banger for sure. Her lyrics always are perfect for Instagram captions and her latest drop is no exception.

Here are seven lyrics from "SHE IS COMING" perfect for your next Instagram caption.

1. “All that you are is all I ever need.”

2. “We didn’t come this close for nothing, We didn’t come this far for nothing.”

3. “Turn up your gratitude, Turn down your attitude.” 

4. “It’s better than where we came from, I think we should both stay.”

5. “Oh look at her, she got the power.” 

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7. “Even in my darkest place, You love me the most.”

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