Cardi B will appear in Plaboy, but not in the nude, but as a manager. The famous magazine will have the 29-year-old rapper of Dominican origin as its new resident creative director.
"This girl is now Playboy’s first resident creative director !!! What a dream !! I’m kicking off the party as a founding creative director and founding member of Centerfold, the new platform run by Playboy creators. I’m so excited for everything to come"Cardi B tweeted in English (Original message: "Ya girl is now the First Ever Creative Director In Residence at @playboy !!! What a dream !! im getting the party started as the Founding Creative Director and a founding member of Centerfold the new creator-led platform from @playboy. I’m so excited for everything that’s coming").
Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, real name of the rapper, will provide artistic direction with co-branded fashion, sexual wellness products, digital editorial content and more, the New York Post published on its website on Thursday.
Merchandise created through the collaboration between Playboy and Cardi B is aimed at expanding the Playboy brand and community, the Post added.
The Playboy company confirmed the information and announced that through its functions it will be oriented on collections of fashion products and sexual well-being of co-branded and digital publishing.
Likewise, Playboy reported in a statement that the award-winning star will also serve as ‘founding creative director’ and founding member of its upcoming Centerfold platform, which it hopes to launch this month.
“Cardi B is a creative genius and we are excited and honored to bring their immense talent and creative vision to Playboy, ”said Ben Kohn, executive director of PLBY Group in the statement in which he assured that the Dominican-born artist ‘is the embodiment’ of that brand.
“Through her unconditional commitment to free speech, her dedication to raising artistic voices, and her celebration of sex and body positivity, Cardi B is the embodiment of the Playboy brand,” he stated.
He also assured that Centerfold “will revolutionize the economy of the creators just as Playboy magazine shook the publishing industry almost seventy years ago”, and that Cardi B is the “perfect” in that new era of the magazine.
According to the statement, Centerfold will be the new home for ‘the world’s best creators’ to interact directly with their fans, expand their communities and create their own personal content and commercial businesses.
For the rapper and ex-stripper, being a part of playboy "It is a dream come true. I can’t believe this is real".
‘For as long as I can remember, I have felt connected to Playboy. It is truly the original platform for uncensored creativity and I am inspired by its incredible legacy of fighting for personal freedoms. I already have so many ideas, I can’t wait! ‘He said in the joint statement.
Cardi B also shared the news with her followers through her Instagram page.
"Today’s creators deserve to express themselves freely and without filters. They deserve to feel secure in their creativity and sexuality. This is what Centerfold is all about", he indicated.
“For all those creators who are doing bold, revolutionary, and truly culture-changing things, join me,” he said.
The singer, who made her battle cry famous "okurrrr", She is a revolutionary, Grammy Award-winning rapper and is also a social media personality (she has 116 million followers on Instagram and 202.2 million on Twitter).