Cardi B's run atop the music industry has been astonishing, to say the least. Following her retirement from exotic dancing, nobody could have predicted her to become such a success in the rap world. She has become hip-hop's "Kardashian" figure as fans and media outlets alike are continually enamored by the young starlet. With her debut album expected to drop next month, Cardi has some celebrating to do as her smash hit "Bodak Yellow" has just been certified 5x platinum in the United States. With even more sales on the international circuit, Cardi B is quickly becoming a household name as her melodies and lyrics have proven to be infectious.

An emerging star in the genre, the leader of the Bardi Gang achieved success with her "Bodak" follow-up, "Bartier Cardi," bringing home an RIAA-certified gold plaque and racking up over 100 million streams on Spotify. While her legacy is yet to be certified through her upcoming full-length, the rapper has turned heads, arising out of a loaded New York roster of talent to go toe-to-toe with hip-hop's most popular figures. 

The success of "Bodak Yellow" warrants a 5x platinum certification as everybody and their grandmother was singing the track last year. With her album destined to skyrocket her even further into the musical stratosphere, she may be basking in wondrous levels of success in the near future.