Why did Cardi B and Offset name their baby Kulture Kiari?

Introducing Kulture Kiari! As soon as Cardi B announced via Instagram that she gave birth to her first child on Tuesday, July 10, fans took to Twitter to point out that the baby girl’s name appears to be an homage to the “I Like It” rapper’s husband, Offset.

The newborn’s first name could come from the titles of Migos’ most recent albums, Culture and Culture II. (Offset, 26, formed the rap trio with his family members Quavo and Takeoff in 2009.) The middle moniker is Offset’s real first name. Additionally, Kulture and Offset have the same initials: KKC.

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“My dude named the baby,” Cardi, 25, explained on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in April. “I really like the name. … It’s, like, almost tricky but when it comes out. It’s like, ‘Ah!’”

TMZ reported that Offset was at the hospital when the “Bodak Yellow” MC gave birth in Atlanta on Tuesday.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Cardi B attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Offset of Migos (L) and Cardi B attend the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Offset of Migos (L) and Cardi B attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Cardi B is seen leaving 109 Police Precinct in Flushing on October 1, 2018 in New York, New York. (Photo by Say Cheese!/GC Images)
US rapper Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: Cardi B attends the Billboard 2018 R&B Hip-Hop Power Players event at Legacy Records on September 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Billboard)
PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 26: Cardi B is seen arriving at Mugler fashion show during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2019 on September 26, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23: Cardi B attends the Dolce & Gabbana show during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 on September 23, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Cardi B at Harper's Bazaar Icons event on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jackson Lee/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Cardi B attends the 2018 Harper's BAZAAR ICONS Party at The Plaza Hotel on September 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Rapper Cardi B is seen arriving to Jeremy Scott SS19 fashion show at Gallery I at Spring Studios on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Cardi B attends Tom Ford SS19 Fashion Show at Park Avenue Armory on September 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Amber De Vos/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 20: Cardi B speaks onstage during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 20: Cardi B attends the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/FilmMagic)
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 16: Cardi B attends Birthday Bash 2018 at Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood on June 16, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.(photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Cardi B attends 'Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & the Catholic Imagination', the 2018 Costume Institute Benefit at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Cardi B attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - April 28th, 2018 - A pregnant Cardi B performs at the Broccoli City Festival at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. She recently announced that due to her pregnancy she was cancelling her remaining tour dates until her fall tour with Bruno Mars. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
PREMIOS BILLBOARD DE LA M�ICA LATINA 2018 -- Pictured: Cardi B backstage at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV on April 26, 2018 -- (Photo by: John Parra/Telemundo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PREMIOS BILLBOARD DE LA M�ICA LATINA 2018 -- Pictured: (l-r) Cardi B, Offset backstage at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV on April 26, 2018 -- (Photo by: John Parra/Telemundo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
AMHERST, MA - APRIL 25: Cardi B performs at the Mullins Center at UMass Amherst in Amherst, Mass. on April 25, 2018. UMass Amherst students won a Tinder swipe-off competition and received a free Cardi B concert on campus. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 24: Cardi B is seen on April 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 22: Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 22, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 22: Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 22, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 15: Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Field on April 15, 2018 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Cardi B attends CARDI B 'Gold Album' Release Party at Moxy Hotel on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Cardi B seen in Manhattan on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Cardi B visits Music Choice at Music Choice on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0846 -- Pictured: Co-Host Cardi B on April 9, 2018 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1742 'Chadwick Boseman' -- Pictured: Musical Guest Cardi B Performs 'Be Careful' in Studio 8H on Saturday, April 7, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- Episode 1742 'Chadwick Boseman' -- Pictured: Musical Guest Cardi B Performs a Medley in Studio 8H on Saturday, April 7, 2018 -- (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - APRIL 7: Cardi B performs at E11EVEN MIAMI on April 7, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for E11EVEN MIAMI)
MIAMI, FL - APRIL 7: Cardi B performs at E11EVEN MIAMI on April 7, 2018 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for E11EVEN MIAMI)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 05: Recording artist Cardi B attends her Silent Listening Party on April 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Cardi B accepts Best New Artist onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 11, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Cardi B performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 11, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18: Cardi B (L) and Offset of Migos attend the 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Cardi B attends GQ's 2018 All-Stars Celebration at Nomad Hotel Los Angeles on February 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Cardi B attends Romeo Santos In Concert at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Cardi B attends the Marc Jacobs Fall 2018 Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Marc Jacobs)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Recording artists Offset of the group Migos and Cardi B pose backstage for Prabal Gurung during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery I at Spring Studios on February 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Hip-hop artist Cardi B is seen leaving the Christian Siriano fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Grand Lodge on February 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Rapper Cardi B attends the Christian Siriano fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Grand Lodge on February 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 03: Rapper Cardi B attends the 2018 Maxim Party co-sponsored by blu February 3, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for blu)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Cardi B arrives at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Recording artist Cardi B poses backstage at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for NARAS)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 27: Cardi B arrives at the Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-GRAMMY Gala on January 27, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Granitz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 25: Cardi B attends the Warner Music Group Pre-Grammy Party in association with V Magazine on January 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images )
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Cardi B attends Calibash Los Angeles 2018 at Staples Center on January 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for SBS)
TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 09: Hip hop artist Cardi B attends the 2017 iHeartRadio Canada Jingle Ball at the Air Canada Centre on December 9, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by GP Images/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - DECEMBER 07: Cardi B at Eden Roc Hotel on December 7, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Thaddaeus McAdams/WireImage)
LEEDS, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Cardi B attends the MOBO Awards at First Direct Arena Leeds on November 29, 2017 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 22: Cardi B arrives at E11EVEN on November 22, 2017 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for E11EVEN)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Cardi B attends BACARDI presents Dress To Be Free with performances by Cardi B and Les Twins at House of Yes on October 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Cardi B performs at the Dress To Be Free Halloween Party at House Of Yes on October 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Cardi B attends the 3rd Annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on September 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 14: Cardi B attends the 3rd Annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on September 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Rapper Cardi B is seen leaving the Blonds fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Cardi B attends the Nylon REBEL Fashion Party at Gramercy Park Hotel on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Cardi B attends NYLON's Rebel Fashion Party, powered by Land Rover, at Gramercy Terrace at Gramercy Park Hotel on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Rappers Offset and Cardi B are seen leaving the Helmut Lang Seen By Shayne Oliver fashion show during New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Cardi B seen at a music studio in Manhattan on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10: Rapper Cardi B attends the Fenty Puma by Rihanna show during New York Fashion Week at the 69th Regiment Armory on September 10, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Danielle Brooks, Cardi B and Leslie Jones pose backstage for the Christian Siriano fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Pier 59 on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 03: Rapper Cardi B at 2017 LudaDay Celebrity Basketball Game at Morehouse College - Forbes Arena on September 3, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 03: Cardi B attends Luda birthday celebration at Compound on September 3, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 02: Rapper Cardi B performs onstage during the 2017 Budweiser Made in America festival - Day 1 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Anheuser-Busch)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - AUGUST 30: G-Eazy surprises fans at Blue Nile on August 30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an intimate performance of his new album, joined by musical friend Cardi B. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Bud Light)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Cardi B arrives at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27: Cardi B performs during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 26: Recording artist Cardi B arrives on T-Mobile's magenta carpet duirng the Showtime, WME IME and Mayweather Promotions VIP Pre-Fight Party for Mayweather vs. McGregor at T-Mobile Arena on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Showtime)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 26: Cardi B performs during the BIG3 three on three basketball league championship game on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/BIG3/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 25: Cardi B poses backstage during rehearsals for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 25, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for MTV)
ATLANTA, GA - JUNE 07: Cardi B and Offset of The Group Migos attend a Birthday Celebration for Pierre 'Pee' Thomas at Gold Room on June 7, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)
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The couple have tried to keep their private life out of the spotlight. Cardi didn’t announce her pregnancy until April when she performed on Saturday Night Live in a body-hugging dress that showed off her baby bump. By that time, there had been rumors for months that she was expecting a little bundle of joy.

And just a few weeks before Kulture’s arrival, the Love & Hip Hop: New York alum announced that she and Offset secretly married in September 2017.

“There are so many moments that I share with the world and then there are moments that I want to keep for myself! Getting married was one of those moments!” she wrote in a note posted on Twitter on June 25. “At least ya can stop saying i had a baby out of wedlock.”

The “Bad and Boujee” rapper is also the father of sons Jordan and Kody and daughter Kalea from previous relationships.

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