American rapper and actress Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, popularly known as Cardi B, has gushed over a Kenyan matatu that carries her image.
The 28-year-old rapper was tagged in a post by Celebs Love Cardi in which the handle contained three pictures of Matatus with the rapper’s picture on it.
“In Kenya there is a bus with @iamcardib graffiti. I hope she can travel to Africa one day. (@BARDIKENYA) took the photos, ”tweeted Celebs Love Cardi.
Cardi, who received four awards at the 2017 BET Awards, responded to the tweet that America should borrow a leaf from the Kenyan matatu industry.
I love you so much. America is boring, they need buses like that, ”she tweeted.
Wow. I love you so much. America is boring, they need buses like this 😩 https://t.co/FvRpnTgBKk
– iamcardib (@iamcardib) January 29, 2021
Kenyans, who commented on her tweet, asked the rapper to visit Kenya and learn about the rich Kenyan matatu culture.
Come to Kenya, we have more of it. We would be very happy if you only show up for a simple party. We love you. Pic.twitter.com/yQFPKAufum
– Brandel (@BARDIKENYA) January 29, 2021
And let’s go. You have to love Kenyans. We love them all. pic.twitter.com/h3vCdb0Ph4
– Racheal Ngunju (@RngunjuNgunju) January 30, 2021
Come to Kenya. Let’s go to Mugithi.uskie joyce mothers and Samidoh and.and Tukule Choma and Cucumber
– mr.Mike (@ MikeyBaby18) January 30, 2021
Cardi B became famous after starring on the popular reality TV series Love and Hip Hop.
Kenyan matatus are known for graffiti of celebrities like politicians, soccer stars and musicians.