Cardi B attends the Billboard 2018 R&B Hip-Hop Power Players event at Legacy Records on September 27, 2018 in New York City.

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Cardi B hands out coats to kids at Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn

October 19, 2018 - 12:08 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Temperatures took a dip this week, but families in Gravesend will find it a little easier to stay warm thanks to rapper Cardi B.

IT WAS LIT IN MARLBORO TODAY !My Hat @astonmartinchuck hit me up a couple of days ago about a coat giveaway we couldn’t believe how big this was and how many people pulled up, i wasn’t ready----!Thanks Marlboro! I shot RED BARZ & PULL UP ON ME out here .I will be back before the year end .THANKS @traxnyc @Astonmartinchuck @danielsleather @nytentsale @mr_Footwork @bg_chopwhop FOR putting this together and the Marlboro community --.I can’t wait to this in my borough next BX.

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Cardi spent her Thursday night, handing out coats to kids and their parents near the Marlboro Houses.

ABC7 reports, there were hundreds of people lined up chanting 'where is Cardi B' as they waited for the Bronx born rapper to arrive.

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“The kids love her, everybody loves her. And we just want to see her,” said one father who called the giveaway great for the community.

It's not the first time Cardi's presence has been felt in the borough. Her videos for Red Barz and Pull Up on Me were both shot in Brooklyn.

“I want these kids to learn from me that you got to give back to the hood,” she told reporters, “These kids follow me, these kids listen to my music... You know, sometimes people think that we just be doing the messed up things, but we really, really, really care for our kids, our community and everything.”

Cardi was later given a key to the Marlboro Houses, and a belated birthday celebration.