If you don't know her name yet, you will.
Cardi B is officially leaving her days of reality TV behind! The Love & Hip Hop star has landed a role on our favorite BET series Being Mary Jane. According to TV Line, Cardi will guest star on one episode of season four, where she will play a "round-the-way beauty with a big weave, big boobs and a big booty to match her oversized, ratchet personality” named Mercedes.
According to Jet Magazine, the fourth season of Being Mary Jane will bring major changes, including moving Mary Jane (played by Gabrielle Union) from Atlanta to NYC, after Kara (played by Lisa Vidal) helps her land a gig as correspondent on Great Day USA, a national morning news show.
In June 2016, Cardi revealed she would soon be parting ways with the VH1 reality hit. “I’m not gonna be on Love & Hip Hop no more … I only got one more season left, last season,” she told hosts of Hot 97's Ebro in the Morning. According to the "Foreva" rapper, LHH's creator, Mona Scott-Young, was being "funny with the schmoney." The Dominicana, who first gained recognition on Instagram for her no filter attitude, first made her debut on Love & Hip Hop in season six.
And though many judge Cardi B for her loud, "ratchet" persona, her stance on feminism and ability to fully embrace her sexuality has certainly won milions over. "A lot of women of color are tired of feeling like we’re second, feeling unloved. When I worked in the club, I always used to hear women of color, sometimes myself, saying that the lighter girls are preferred. It makes you think to yourself, do I really like myself? I don’t want women to feel that way, like, in order to be liked or more loved you have to be lighter," she told us in an interview when asked about being a feminist.
"When n****s get money, drug dealers, they prefer their women light-skinned. They want that Spanish girl with the long hair. I don’t have to be that way, and not all Spanish girls look that way. Some are light with long, dark hair, and a lot are also dark with big, beautiful coarse hair. I want people to love every type of woman, not a certain type."
We can't wait to catch Cardi in her new role and see all she'll bring to the table.
The fourth season of Being Mary Jane premieres January 10 at 9 p.m.