In an exclusive interview with theJasmineBRAND.com rapper Diamond (real name Brittany Carpentero) dishes on pregnancy, reality TV and what’s next. Check out the interview below.
theJasmineBRAND.com: You recently took over our Snapchat, and shared exciting news, announcing your pregnancy. First of all, congratulations! Are you excited about motherhood?
Diamond: Thank you! I’m on cloud 9.
theJasmineBRAND.com: How far along are you and do you have any names picked out yet?
Diamond: I would like for my due date to stay unknown to the public until I give birth; I want myself and my family to have time to enjoy the baby first, I will say that I’m expected to deliver very soon. We have several options, but still haven’t decided to name yet.
You’re pretty private about your personal life, why did you decide to share the news?
Diamond: Yes, I am very private about my personal life, but at the same time I have a special relationship with my fans. We are friends, we have evolved, grown up together. This is exciting news and a blessing, I’m extremely happy why not share with the world!?
theJasmineBRAND.com: We caught a glimpse of your partner on Snapchat. Can you share anything about who he is and what he’s like?
Diamond: He’s a businessman originally from Chicago. We’ve known each other for four years before we started dating, plus we were friends before lovers. That actually brought us together. He’s a male version of me LOL. I’ve had my share of dating little boys now I can say that I’m with a real man.
theJasmineBRAND.com: You recently celebrated the release of your new album, P.M.S., Pardon My Slayage. How would you describe this album?
Diamond: This album showed my growth from being a young teenager. I’ll talk about everything from personal experiences, my grind partying in the club, and still given that double time unapologetic rhyme that I’m known for.
theJasmineBRAND.com: We love watching you on Sisterhood of Hip Hop. Do you have any plans to do any other TV projects?
Diamond: Absolutely! I love doing television from TV shows, talk shows, to hosting.
theJasmineBRAND.com: Do you regret turning down Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta?
Diamond: Not at all. I’ve enjoyed filming three seasons of Sisterhood of Hip Hop, now it’s time to visit the other television opportunities that are on the table.
theJasmineBRAND.com: What do you want your fans to know about you?
Diamond: I’m the voice of all women. Strong women, overcoming obstacles that they may be faced with [being] fierce, strong, hard worker, unstoppable a leader that stands for female empowerment.
theJasmineBRAND.com: Are there any other projects or news that you’d like to share?
Diamond: Shop at my online boutique,TOPGLAMBOUTIQUE.COM for my clothing line DIAMONDCARPENTERO. Fans can look forward to me continuing to releasing music, and seeing me on television.
theJasmineBRAND.com: Where can fans find you on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat?