Cardi B indicted in 2018 brawl at New York bar

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Cardi B
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Cardi B arrives at the Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 10.

BY CAT GIOINO AND CATHY BURKE
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS

NEW YORK – Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B was indicted Friday on felony assault charges related to a brawl at a Queens strip club.

The 26-year-old “Bodak Yellow” singer, whose real name is Belcalis Almanzar, had previously faced misdemeanor charges over the Aug. 29 incident at the Angels NYC strip club.

The next hearing is set for Tuesday in Queens Criminal Court, court records showed.

“She was indicted. We’re unable to confirm her charges,” the Queens District Attorney told the New York Daily News.

According to police, the rapper and former stripper got into an argument with two bartender sisters at the strip joint, accusing one of them of having an affair with her husband, Offset, a member of the rap trio Migos.

The case is under seal until her arraignment Tuesday.

REFUSED PLEA DEAL

Also indicted were two friends of hers who allegedly participated in the melee.

“The grand jury handed up the indictment for all three co-defendants, they will be arraigned in Supreme Court,” the DA said.

The flashy rapper and social media star had refused a plea deal in the case that would’ve essentially gotten her off the hook if she stayed out of trouble.

Surveillance video reportedly showed Cardi B picking up an ice bucket and hurling it at the sisters.

At a previous hearing, a judge ordered her to have no contact with the women and warned her to “be very careful” with social media.

The rapper and Offset had split up, but have reportedly now gotten back together.

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