Kulture Kiari Cephus was born to Cardi B and Offset on Tuesday, July 10 in Atlanta.

Kulture Kiari: Here’s the meaning behind Cardi B, Offset’s newborn daughter’s name

Kulture Kiari Cephus was born on July 10 in Atlanta to rapper Cardi B and her husband, Migos member Offset.

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After sharing the big news via Instagram on Tuesday, fans of the 25-year-old “Invasion of Privacy” star wondered if the newborn’s name was a reference to the Migos’ last two albums: “Culture” and “Culture II.”

In a 2017 interview with Fader, Offset, 26, said the “Culture” album title  “is about the culture of hip-hop music.”

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“It’s time to let the culture be known. It’s time to claim it. And it’s time to claim that we are the Migos, and for people to understand that this is what we did. We did a lot for music. Migos is the culture,” he said.

Kulture’s middle name, Kiari, actually comes from her father. Offset’s legal name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus.

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While the origin of “Kiari” is unknown, Names.org reports the name means “beautiful soul.”

But according to Cardi B, there’s really only one explanation: “anything else woulda been basic.”

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The rapper told Ellen DeGeneres that Offset picked out their daughter’s name.

“My dude named the baby. I really like the name. Imma let him say the name since he named the baby. It’s, like, almost tricky but when it comes out, it’s like, ‘Ahh!'”

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The pair secretly married last September at their Atlanta home.

Kiari is the first child for Cardi B and fourth for Offset, who has three other children from previous relationships.

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