Tag: Cardi B (1992- )

The Sly Superpower of ‘Hustlers’

Jennifer Lopez apologized for how she smelled. That light waft of cigarette smoke, she said, gesturing with a faux-tattooed arm. Maybe it was her, maybe it was embedded in the white couches and plush carpeting, here on the 29th floor of a midtown Manhattan high-rise. Either way, the mood was set. It was near the […]

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‘Hustlers’ Review: Ripping Off the Suits

“Hustlers,” a semisweet, half-flat cocktail of exposed flesh, fuzzy feminism and high-spirited criminality, overflows with of-the-moment pop-cultural signifiers — Cardi B makes an appearance, and Lizzo does, too — but it also strikes a note of nostalgia for the recent past. Specifically the movie, written and directed by Lorene Scafaria (“The Meddler,” “Seeking a Friend […]

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What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders?

Politicians have been looking to harness the power of the pop-culture celebrity since, at the very least, 1920, the year Warren G. Harding enjoyed the support of the actors Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford, the backing of the Chicago Cubs and a campaign song by Al Jolson (“We’re here to make a fuss!/Mister Harding, you’re […]

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Cardi B Indicted in Strip Club Fight in Queens

Cardi B, the rapper from the Bronx who vaulted up the charts as the doyenne of “money moves,” was indicted on Friday on felony charges connected to a fight at a Queens strip club last year. The Queens district attorney’s office would not comment on the charges against Cardi B, who was born Belcalis Almanzar, […]

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