You only turn 29 once, and for rapper and Grammy award winner Cardi B, she decided to go hard or go home. She staged a dancehall-themed bash where literally everyone was invited. And when we say everyone, we mean EVERYONE!
Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, Winnie Harlow, Snoop Dogg, Chloe Bailey, Ding Dong Ravers, Hennessy, Normani, Shenseea, Teyana Taylor, Oxlade, and more showed up dressed to play and slay.
And when it came to presents, what does one get the gal who has everything? Her husband, Migos rapper Offset, decided that a sprawling mansion in the Dominican Republic was the perfect way to honour his wife and mother of their two children, daughter Kulture, 3, and their newborn son whose name has yet to be revealed.
Posting a promotional video for the property on her Instagram, Cardi (born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) addressed Offset with, “My love,” before writing, “For a hot minute now I've been telling Set that I really want to invest in short term home rental properties in the DR and other Caribbean countries (since people vacation all year around in those locations), but I felt like he didn't agree with me and would rather put money into other investments.”
“Well, I was wrong,” she continued. “I just can't believe this! This was sooo amazing to me.”
According to a virtual tour of the property, the house features six bedrooms and seven-and-a-half bathrooms, ocean views, an infinity pool, and its own recording studio.
“I’m so happy that you were actually really listening to me and not just smiling and nodding your head so I could stop talkin to you about it 😂,” she gushed. “Two, you don’t think my investment ideas are wack 😩 and three, I love that you asked my dad to work with you on this. You and my dad (and the *baby emoji*) are the most important men in my life and it makes me so happy that you guys are close and have your own bond and relationship.”
She added, “I ♥♥ you so much and I can't wait for this hangover to go away so I can show you my full appreciation 😈😈.”
We even got some video of Cardi’s reaction at the party after Offset announced the purchase!
The Migos rapper also dedicated an entire IG post to his missus, writing off the top, “Happy birthday Mrs. Cephus.” Offset’s legal name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus.
"I love you so much I value you so much u giving me 2 great life's great energy you have my back when anybody goes against me since the day I met you I loved you!!" Offset captioned the pic of them together arriving at the dancehall party in their outfits. "Great mother hard working hustler you never settle you're funny and encouraging Thank God for you 🙏."
Speaking of the party, all the glittering celebs showed up in their dancehall-themed finest, ready to dance and show off their skills, all in the name of a good birthday celebration.
First of all, can we just take a moment to appreciate Lizzo’s translucent, bedazzled violet dress? It’s like Rihanna’s famous awards ceremony Swarovski dress, and Lizzo has turned it into a statement.
Oxlade and Snoop Dogg posed for the papps wearing their most colourful threads.
The entire crew, made up of Cardi, Megan Thee Stallion, and Hennessy created a circle around Normani as she tore up the dancefloor.
Teyana Taylor showed up in fire-engine red, as only Maxim’s Sexiest Woman Alive could.
“WAP” collaborator Megan Thee Stallion also donned red next to Shenseea who wore a rainbow bodysuit.
And speaking of Megan Thee Stallion, no one dances quite like her.
We have serious FOMO about missing this incredible party. We’re assuming our invite was lost in the mail. Next year, for sure! Love you, Cardi B!
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