The Confession from Cardi B: “I Owe My Reputation to a Turk”

Cardi B, who delivered a live performance with Megan Thee Stallion at the Grammy Award Ceremony for the first time, said that she owes her fame to a Turkish man who persuaded her to work in a strip club.

World-famous American rapper Cardi B turned into a world-famous singer from a market cashier in New York city
World-famous American rapper Cardi B turned into a world-famous singer from a market cashier in New York city

In a radio show she attended, the famous American rap singer Cardi B made an important statement. She said that she started to work in a strip club adjacent to the store, on the advice of the Turkish manager of the market. The world-famous rapper, by the way, worked at the market as a cashier in New York. Thus, she had gained fame. The prominent rapper said the people discovered her while singing karaoke, dancing, and undressing at a strip club.

Seyhan Eren, the Turkish manager who made Cardi B famous
Seyhan Eren, the Turkish manager who made Cardi B famous

Cardi B’s Reputation Story from a Cashier to a Rapper

Confessing that the Turkish manager had to fire her because she came to work late. Moreover, the rapper also said, “I know that you have hardship for making a living. You are a very beautiful girl; you have a beautiful body. Why don’t you do a striptease?” Then, “Come, I’ll arrange it for you,” he said. And that’s how my stage life started,” Cardi B said.

Turkish Journalists Found the Turkish Manager in NY City

Cardi B went with journalists to find the Turkish market “Amish Market” in Tribeca district after gaining fame. However, a Turkish journalist found the Turkish manager, whom the American rapper sought but could not find.

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion delivered first-ever WAP performance
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion delivered first-ever WAP performance

Soon the Paths of Cardi B and the Turkish Manager Will Across

Seyhan Eren, the Turkish manager who made Cardi B famous, is currently the manager of a large supermarket chain in New Jersey. The Turkish manager stated that he has just learned that Cardi B, whose name he remembers as ‘Bella’, became famous. Furthermore, apparently, she wants to reach him. “She lived in Atlanta and wanted to visit me in New York after the pandemic,” he said.

Cardi B Offered Him Meal with Her First Salary

Saying that the American rapper worked as a cashier for 6 months in the market in 2010, the Turkish manager said, “She complained that her breasts were small. So, she was saving money to get a boob job. However, she was too late for work in the mornings. Therefore, I offered her a strip club where she could earn more money. At first, she was a waitress there. She had ordered me a meal after she earned her first weekly,” he said.

Cardi B's recent statement excited her Turkish fans once again
Cardi B’s recent statement excited her Turkish fans once again

The World Met Cardi B Thanks to the Turkish Manager

Seyhan Eren, who works as a supermarket chain manager, said, “I suggested her to work in the strip club because she could earn much more money.”

And so, this is where we are and where she is!

Cardi B’s Passion for “Hurrem” and Ottoman Series

Cardi B, who shares on social media about the phenomenon Turkish historical dramas The Magnificent Century and Kösem, closely follows Turkish historical series. The world-famous American rapper made the following post on Twitter after watching the final episode of The Magnificent Century: “Turkish directors, please do you make another sultan series? I really need this dreadfully.”

The world's eminent American rapper is a true fan of Turkish historical dramas and a fan of Hurrem (acted by Meryem Uzerli)
The world’s eminent American rapper is a true fan of Turkish historical dramas and a fan of Hurrem (acted by Meryem Uzerli)

Here, we had shared the rapper’s passion for the historical figure Hurrem and some of historical and world-famous Turkish series and dramas on the story of the Ottoman Empire.

Cardi B had taken to her Twitter account to discuss her new obsession in a series of tweets and retweets. So, her tweet saying “I hate Nurbanu” shook the social media and made Turkish social media users crazy by letting them see her gratitude for the most famous Turkish TV series. Nurbanu Sultan, by the way, was the chief consort of the Ottoman Sultan Selim II, who reigned between the years of 1566 and 1574.

What is the Story of the Magnificent Century?

Magnificent Century tells the story of Suleiman the Magnificent and his love affair with concubine Hurrem Sultan. Suleiman the Magnificent finally wedded to Hurrem Sultan. By doing so, he broke with centuries of Ottoman tradition.

"Turkish directors, please do you make another sultan series? I really need this dreadfully"
“Turkish directors, please do you make another sultan series? I really need this dreadfully”

Recently, Cardi B replied to a hardcore fan of Nurbanu Sultan who said that the chief consort was his queen. Cardi B replied, “Sorry Hunny, HÜRREM IS THAT!” clearly showing whose team she bats for. It also clearly shows Cardi B’s Hurrem passion!

The Huge Success of Magnificent Century in the World

The breakout of the mega-hit Magnificent Century led to a boost of Arab tourists in Turkey. More than 500 million viewers worldwide watched the most famous Turkish TV series/drama ever.

It has also gone down in history as the first TV series which Japan bought. Approximately 150 Turkish TV series have been sold to over 100 countries, including Algeria, Morocco, and Bulgaria, since 2002. Turkey has been entertaining more than 700 million audiences from Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, and the U.S. so far. So, related Turkish authorities expect that Turkey has the potential to earn $1 billion in TV series exports by 2023.

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