By Sam Reed
Oct 30, 2018 @ 11:15 am

It should come as no surprise considering the name they chose for their baby, but Cardi B and her hubby, Migos rapper Offset, really want their daughter to be cultured. Sorry, Kultured.

In her People en Español cover story, the rapper reveals that she wants 3-month-old daughter Kulture Kiari Cephus "to speak four languages: Spanish, English, French and I’m really loving Italian. I love how those people talk!”

Cardi herself is multilingual, speaking Spanish, English as well as a smidgen of Russian and French. While her first language is Spanish (she grew up with a Dominican father and Trinidadian mother) and her second English, she told the Fader earlier this year that she adopted a few Russian phrases while working in her first strip club with Russian women; she also picked up a bit of French here and there. However, because she doesn't regularly associate with Russian or French speakers, she's not fluent in either.

In past interviews, the 26-year-old has also revealed that she's insecure about her "broken English."

"I don’t got the best English in the world, so sometimes I really got to ask somebody, ‘Does this make sense? Would this make sense?’ Because I will probably use the words … that they don’t even supposed to go there,” she told GQ in April.

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She added that at times, her trouble with pronunciation has even held up her work. "That’s my biggest problem, that takes me a long time in the booth ... I be trying to pronounce words properly and without an accent. Each and every song from my album, I most likely did it over five times, because I’m really insecure about my accent when it comes to music. In person, I don’t care.”

Though she may find it a bother, Cardi B's idiosyncratic speaking style has become part of her signature charm. When it comes to learning to speak up for herself — in English or otherwise — Kulture's definitely in good hands.

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