She released two mixtapes — Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. Her debut studio album, Invasion of Privacy , debuted at number one on the Billboard , broke several streaming records, was certified triple platinum by the RIAA and named by Billboard the top female rap album of the s. Critically acclaimed, it won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album , making Cardi B the only woman to win the award as a solo artist, as well as the first female rap artist in 15 years to be nominated for Album of the Year. It spawned two number-one singles on the Billboard Hot ; " Bodak Yellow ", which made her the second female rapper to top the chart with a solo output—following Lauryn Hill in , and " I Like It ", which made her the first female rapper to attain multiple number-one songs on the chart. Her Maroon 5 collaboration " Girls Like You " made her the only female rapper to top the Hot three times, and the sixth female artist to achieve at least three number-one singles on the chart during the s. Recognized by Forbes as one of the most influential female rappers of all time, Cardi B is known for her aggressive flow and candid lyrics, which have received widespread media coverage. She is the highest-certified female rapper of all time on the RIAA's Top Artists Digital Singles ranking, also appearing among the ten highest-certified female artists and having the top certified song by a female rap artist. She is the only female rapper with multiple billion-streamers on Spotify. In , Time included her on their annual list of the most influential people in the world. Lehman High School campus.
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