The Fashion in Cardi B’s New ‘Bartier Cardi’ Video is Giving Us Total Celia Cruz Vibes

We’ve been at the edge of our seats anxiously waiting for Friday, April 6, the day Cardi B finally drops her highly anticipated debut album Invasion of Privacy

Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Frank Schwichtenberg

Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Frank Schwichtenberg

Cardi is on top of cars rocking a green fur and diamonds looking all kinds of extra but fab.

She was even in the clubs with her retro white sunglasses, killing it per usual.

Did we mention that dress she’s wearing in the car scene with Offset was drowning in sparkles? Oh yes, girl!

But what we appreciate the most about Cardi’s over-the-top fashion, sky-high bouffant, and sparkles everywhere video, is how much it reminded us of the late Celia Cruz’s “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” video. Don’t get us wrong, their music and style is drastically different. But like Cardi, the Cuban singer also loved to go hard or go home, when it came to her style.

Jut take a good look at the fashion and the background in Cardi’s new video. Give yourself a second to take it all in.

Now, check out the Queen of Salsa’s “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” video. She went all in on the fashion and like Cardi, she was all about the wigs. More is more is how she lived her life, at least when it came to her aesthetics.

Celia was all about the sparkle and the glam.

In fact, we’d LOVE to see Cardi rocking a peacock in her hair like this for her next music video. How dope would that be?

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