For those who’ve been maintaining with the rapper Cardi B, in any other case generally known as Edgewater resident Belcalis Almanzar, you understand she’s been having a fairly good yr.
Cardi, 25, who hails from the Bronx, shot to fame in the previous couple of months together with her No. 1 hit track “Bodak Yellow (Cash Strikes)”. Her present hits embody “Bartier Cardi” and featured spots on the G-Eazy track “No Restrict” and “MotorSport” with Migos and Nicki Minaj. Earlier this month, she tied a document held by the Beatles and Ashanti after her first three hit songs made it to the highest 10 of the Billboard Scorching 100 on the similar time.
Now, Cardi, who acquired two Grammy nominations this yr, is likely one of the stars of Amazon’s Tremendous Bowl industrial, teased final week and unveiled Wednesday.
The plot: Alexa, the model’s private digital assistant, has “misplaced” her voice. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is beside himself. Cardi is one in all a number of celebrities to come back to the rescue and step in for Alexa. She lends her signature Bronx accent to the industrial alongside Australian actress Insurgent Wilson, British movie star chef Gordon Ramsay and Welsh actor Anthony Hopkins.
A question is available in: “Alexa, how far is Mars?”
Cardi’s reply, after sounding an “okkur!” alert: “Nicely how am I speculated to know? I by no means been there. This man wanna go to Mars! Heh heh. For what? Heh heh. There’s not even awxygen there!”
And when somebody asks Alexa to play nation music, all Cardi will play is “Bodak Yellow,” or nothing.
For those who simply cannot get sufficient of Cardi, Amazon launched a teaser clip of her donning the assistant’s headset (see beneath).
Cardi joins a protracted checklist of celebrities on faucet for the 2018 Tremendous Bowl commercials, together with Matt Damon, Tiffany Haddish, Invoice Hader, Mendham’s Peter Dinklage, Morgan Freeman and Asbury Park’s Danny DeVito.
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