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Cardi B Shared A #TBT Photo From When She Was Five And Now Her Fans Are Trolling Her So Hard For It

Leave it to Cardi B fans to take an awkward childhood photo of the rapper and turn it into the internet’s most beloved meme. A few days after giving birth to her daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus, the Dominican hitmaker posted a throwback pic from her days as five-year-old Belcalis Almanzar from the Bronx. The photo which serves a hell of a lot of sass has been turned into a classic meme that’ll remind you of your malcriado kid days.

Check out some of the hilarious baby Cardi B memes we could find on the net below!

1. This classic playground trick.

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Literally, if you did not hear this one on the playground at least once in your life, were you even a kid on the playground?

2. This Drake meme which serves up the extra tending.

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With so many people obsessed with Drake and his mysterious unrequited love for Keke, this meme serves the dish cold.

3. Dying at this Walmart meme.

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Hahaha if only Cardi B was the police. She’d keep those streets clean and full of all kinds of clever sass.

4. Cardi amped up the memes when she also shared a sassy pic of her and her sister.

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Fans quickly jumped in with memes about being sisters which was so cute.

5. You know you’ve made it when your face is used to sell Kias.

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LOL literally dead at this billboard serving up all of the Cardi B delights.

6. Another Drae meme which is just stone cold.

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This one will definitely have Drake in his feelings.

7. This meme that comes from a phrase that’ll once scared the bejesus out of mini you.

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“Do you want to fix your frown or should I fix it for you?”

8. This Michael Jackson meme that’ll make your heart sing.

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TELL me you didn’t sing the song as soon as you saw this meme.

9. This one’s a shout out to the busy B from your second grade life.

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So harsh.

10.This meme is for the youngest petty cousin in your life.

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“Oh did she say I can’t play my Playstation if I don’t let you play either?”

11. And this one’s for the loudmouth in your life which was probably you.

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Lol that hand on hip look is perfect for this meme.

12. FYI Dominicans were all over this meme on Twitter and ruled it.

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“Mommy said you have 5 minutes to get out of that bed or if you don’t she’ll come with a good stupid stick.”

13. This meme of Hennessy and Cardi was also hilarious

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Because you know you rolled up on your boy cousins with your hermana ready to take their Playstation controller when you didn’t even know how to play.

14. And this one’s perfect for when you were in need of some backup.

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No one will back you up like your sister will.

15. This meme that speaks so many truths.

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And don’t forget about Trump’s Scottish momma either.

16. This one which was so relevant and ready to start a boycott.

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It’s perfect for the news that came last week about the founder of Papa John’s saying the N-word during a board meeting.

 17.  So dead because you know you got The Look when you made this mistake.

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“But I’m not 11, I’m 12.”

18. This meme which represents every bride’s nightmare guest.

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But also let’s not ban the kids maybe?

19. OMG how many Caribeañas can relate to this?

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Ah the famous plastic couch you were definitely not allowed to sit on when you were a kid.

20. And this perfect meme that trolls Cardi B twice.

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But who cares, because we love Baby B and her hit song “Be Careful” foreverrrrr.


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The Spanish ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Is Being Shared To Honor Hispanic Workers Fighting COVID-19

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The Spanish ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ Is Being Shared To Honor Hispanic Workers Fighting COVID-19

There’s no denying that the world looks a lot different now than it did in 1947. And while the list of all of the positive changes that the decades stretching between now and then have done for the world and minorities, a recent campaign is also highlighting the ways in which our current president could take some notes on certain values the United States held dear during this time. Particularly ones that had been pressed for by one of our former presidents.

As part of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Good Neighbor Policy” effort, he worked to promote positive and healthy relations between the United States in Latin American countries.

At the time Rooseveltaimed to ensure that the North, Central and South American countries avoided breaking under the influence of Axis countries during World War II. As part of this campaign, Roosevelt comissioned a Spanish and a Portuguese version of the U.S. national anthem. According to Time Magazine he also “recruited Hollywood to participate in this Good Neighbor Policy; Walt Disney went on goodwill tour of South America, hoping to find a new market for his films, and ended up producing two movies inspired by the trip: Saludos Amigos (1942) and The Three Caballeros (1944). The Brazilian star Carmen Miranda also got a boost, and her role in The Gang’s All Here made her even more famous in the U.S. And alongside these cross-cultural exchanges, the U.S. government decided it needed an anthem that could reach Spanish speakers.”

According to NPR, Clotilde Arias, wrote wrote the translation at the end of World War II, was born in the small Peruvian city, Iquitos in 1901 and moved to New York City to become a composer when she was 22-years-old. Her version of the anthem is now part of an exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.

Now in an effort to support Latino communities affected by the coronavirus, the non-profit We Are All Human Foundation’s Hispanic Star campaign commissioned the a remake of the song.

Hoping to raise awareness of its Hispanic Recovery Plan and efforts to help to connect Hispanic small businesses and workers with resources during the pandemic, the campaign brought the old recording from obscurity.

For the song, the 2019 winner of the singing competition La Voz,  Jeidimar Rijos, performed “El Pendón Estrellado.” Or, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” 

The song has already received quite a bit of comments and support on Youtube.

Hang in there, fam. We can only get through this together.

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These Online Botanicas Will Satisfy The Bruja In You

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These Online Botanicas Will Satisfy The Bruja In You

With young Latinxs reclaiming the bruja identity, the demand for access to novenas, herbs and other specially crafted ritual tools has grown tremendously. Luckily, these Latinx-owned online botanicas have made it easy for brujas, or anyone who wants to dive deeper into the practice, to get their hands on the goods. Whether you’re looking to conjure up more cash flow or secure some extra protection from those pesky mal de ojos, these shops have the magia you need.

1. The Flowerchild Bruja

You know you’ve received some real tesoro when you open your delivery and see the holographic cellophane. Unmistakable and unique products are what make The Flowerchild Bruja’s shop un cielo de flores. Garden Smudge Sticks adorned with colorful flowers and loose herbs packaged in clear hearts make this online botanica a must-visit if you’re looking to manifest more love and beauty into your life.

2. Brooklyn Brujeria

No forlorn-looking saints and pale stricken Marys here! Brookyn Brujeria offers a fresh and modern take on the classic bruja necessity of novena candles. At $10 a candle, you can enhance the vibrations and style of your space without blowing all your chavo. With intentions like Boss Bitch and F*ck Outta Here, these ain’t your abuelitas’ novenas.

3. The Hoodwitch Store

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Thank you for all of your love & support to those who have been readers and customers of @thehoodwitch over the years. ♥️You know truly how hard I work and that this is my livelihood and culture. Visual art and magic ARE my life and practice. Not a peach flavored “turquoise” glitter drink. My magic is in my blood, my magic is in my ability to bring life to my visions, it is creation & destruction. Over the last 6 years, I have been so honored and lucky to be featured in some of the largest media publications internationally not limited to Instagram. This is bigger than that and the creative team for Starbucks knew that. I have personally worked on consulting large companies in their design concepts this work comes naturally to me. “So what’s the big fuss?” My personal style has become synonymous with the visual aesthetic of my brand. No, I absolutely did not “invent” the crystal balls nor acrylic nails but What I created was a space for myself along with other POC to feel represented and have visual imagery that was representative of us. The colorful candles of my local botanicas, my gold jewelry, and my long nails clutching my crystals are certainly not “new” but to see them presented in a manner that I shared visually in this space was. Katherine de Vos Devine @devosdevine is a lawyer and art historian who wrote a powerful and insightful look as to what exactly is happening with this situation and we are sharing it in our story today because more than anything she truly gives the full tea of the situation. I can strip away the crystal balls, the nail art, and delete all of my beautifully curated photos but I will always be me, I will always be my grandmother’s voices and wisdom. I will create, and I will always know my value and my worth. I trust and believe that my ancestors and my guides are looking after me. These giants may have the money to bully artists, creatives, and small business but we know the truth and absolutely must not allow it. As a small business owner, I appreciate you standing with us in this uphill journey and even if it goes nowhere, at the end of the day I can laugh to myself knowing that Starbucks made a drink inspired by HW 🔮

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If you’re in the market for an obsidian scrying mirror, unique tarot decks or nail polish for your mystic manos, then The Hoodwitch Store is your one-stop bruja shop. Be sure to also check out the Bruja Bookshop tab, where you’ll find vintage, one-of-a-kind libros to up your witchy wisdom. The shop offers some rare finds en español as well. However, make sure you stay up to date on the latest inventory. These goods sell out fast!

4. House of Intuition

If you live in LA, you’ve most likely heard of House of Intuition. With four brick and mortar stores throughout the area, plus an online shop, it’s probably a wise investment to grab one of their “Success” intention candles. Their beautifully colored novenas aren’t the only reason to check out the shop, though. Seriously, this casa is staked with everything from crystals skulls, cauldrons and wands to a line called “Hair Mystics” featuring crystal-infused hair mists. You’ll be glad your intuition led you here.  

5. Lunar Magic Shop

Lunar Magic Shop is the super affordable and super thoughtful shop with some of our favorite bruja apparel. You will for sure want to grab the “My Mom Will Hex You” tee for the little one in your life or the “I Am My Own Sacred Place” one for yourself. While you’re at it, you might as well secure the “Motherhood”and “Student” crystal kit bags. This small shop definitely has the whole family’s brujeria needs in mind.

6. Curandera Press

While this shop is currently taking a small hiatus, they will re-launch on August 1. This gives us time to save up for a big vela haul. We could all use some divine intervention with lazy lovers and bad hair days, right? With Curandera Press’ “No Mas Amante Perezoso” and “Good Hair Day” velas, your prayers are answered. We’re excited to see what intentions they roll out next.

Read: In These Trying Times, Boricua Bruja Emilia Ortiz Provides A Digital Space For Healing

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