Cardi B Addresses Claims She’s Not Black & Being Mistaken For Mexican In New Video
27 June 2019, 11:54
Cardi B has cleared up any debates, rumours and misconceptions about her ethnicity, nationality and race during her Instagram Live session.
Cardi B took to Instagram Live to clear up any misconceptions about her ethnicity, nationality and race. The "Money" rapper recounted a story about a person mistaking her as Mexican.
After Cardi has overheard many debates confusing her heritage, the star quickly thought it was worth letting everybody know the run down of her roots.
On Wednesday (Jun 26th), The 26 year-old rapper took to Instagram to clear up her ethnicity, nationality and race.
In the clip of Cardi's Live, she states: "I'm not Mexican at all. I'm West Indian and I'm Dominican. I speak Spanish because I'm Dominican," Cardi explains.
The Bronx rapper continued: "And it's like, so what's the difference between Dominican and Mexican?' And it's like, everything!"
Cardi goes on the clear up that just because she is a light-skinned Latina, it doesn't mean she's not Black.
"People just don't be understanding sh*t," Cardi says in the clip. "It's like, 'Cardi's Latin, she's not Black.' And it's like, 'Bro, my features don't come from...white people f**king, OK?'"
She reaffirms that she is black stating: And they always wanna race-bait when it comes to me...I have Afro features. 'Oh, but your parents are light-skinned...all right, but my grandparents aren't."
The "Press" rapper also educates her followers by letting them know that Latinos come from various countries.