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Watch: Cardi B Likens Nigeria To Dominican Republic

Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B is currently in Lagos, Nigeria for the ”Livespot X Fesitval with Cardi B”.

The outspoken “Bodak Yellow” hitmaker who has been updating fans with videos about her trip has in a recent video likened Nigeria to the Dominican Republic.


In a video she posted on her Instastory upon her arrival in Nigeria yesterday December 5, she shared her first impression of the country.

Cardi B said,

“Mehn we are in Nigeria yeah, no lies, this looks like the Dominican Republic, this looks like DR straight up.”

In other videos she later shared with her followers, the former reality TV star and exotic dancer also expressed her desire to eat Nigerian jollof rice and also express the real  Nigeria. She said:

“I don’t want to eat your food, I want to see the real Nigeria. I want to eat like real Nigerian food. I want to eat all that fish, all that Jollof rice (sic).”

She also gave fans a peek of the view from her hotel room as of 7.00 a.m.

Prior to arriving in the country, she had shared a video from her private jet. In the video, the rapper was seen twerking to an unreleased remix of Davido’s ‘Fall’ on which she is featured.

After she arrived in Nigeria, Davido took to his Instagram page to welcome her. He shared a video of the rapper on the plane on his Instagram page, welcoming her home. He shared the video and captioned it: “Welcome home.”

Cardi B’s comparison of Nigeria to the Dominican Republic has since generated mixed reactions from Nigerian social media users.

Watch the video below:

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti to the west. It’s known for its beaches, resorts and golfing. Its terrain comprises rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. Capital city Santo Domingo has Spanish landmarks like the Gothic Catedral Primada de America dating back 5 centuries in its Zona Colonial district.


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