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Cardi B Co-Hosts, Plays Box Of Lies, Performs, More On Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show”

Cardi B appeared as the guest co-host on Monday’s edition of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Cardi B | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

Update: By announcing her as the co-host, NBC gave fans reason to expect plenty of Cardi B on Monday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

It did not mislead.

Cardi B appeared extensively on Monday’s broadcast. She participated in the monologue, joined Jimmy Fallon for an interview, helped Fallon interview John Mulaney, recorded a fan’s voicemail, played a game of Box of Lies, and performed.

Video highlights are being posted upon availability. Photos from the taping are also embedded.

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B with Host Jimmy Fallon recording an audience member’s voicemail on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B with Host Jimmy Fallon during the opening monologue on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B with Host Jimmy Fallon on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: Musical Guest and Co-Host Cardi B performs “Money Bag” on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B with Host Jimmy Fallon during ‘Box of Lies’ on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: Musical Guest and Co-Host Cardi B performs “Money Bag” on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B with Host Jimmy Fallon during the opening monologue on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0846 — Pictured: (l-r) Co-Host Cardi B, Comedian John Mulaney with Host Jimmy Fallon during an interview on April 9, 2018 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Two nights after performing on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” Cardi B appears on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Formally billed as a guest co-host, the breakout music star appears throughout Monday night’s episode.

She joins host Jimmy Fallon for a monologue. She participates in an interview, before helping Fallon interview fellow guest John Mulaney. She records a fan’s voicemail. She plays Box Of Lies. She also takes the stage to perform “Money Bag.”

The extensive “Tonight Show” visit comes in support of Cardi B’s “Invasion Of Privacy,” which was officially released this past Friday. As it is already a safe bet for #1, Monday’s “Tonight Show” performance will only help solidify its dominance.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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