Lil Kim Performs at The Rooftop Pier 17 in NYC


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Instagram Clips:

22 minutes of Kim's set
Big Momman Thang w/ Lil Cease
The Jump Off
Quiet Storm

06.12.22

Lil Kim Performs at Pride in WEHO


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Kim's entrance
Quiet Storm
Crush On You + No Matter What They Say + Magic Stick + It's All About The Benjamins
Magic Stick + It's All About The Benjamins + I Can Love You + Kitty Box
Crush On You
How Many Licks
Get Money + The Jump Off + I'm Coming Out + Lighters Up
Red carpet pictures

06.03.22

Lil’ Kim Confirms Upcoming Biopic

A Lil’ Kim biopic is “absolutely” on the way.

At the 50th birthday bash for the late Biggie Smalls Friday, the Queen Bee exclusively revealed to The Post that her life story will soon be told on the silver screen for music lovers around the world.

Beaming in fitted emerald-green couture, Kim, 47, confirmed her forthcoming biographical flick on the red carpet of the fete, which she hosted at Guastavino’s on 59th Street in honor of Biggie, nèe Christopher Wallace — who was gunned down during a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles on March 9, 1997, at age 24. He would have been 50 on May 21.

“Absolutely,” said Kim when asked by The Post if fans could expect a film detailing her transformation from a coy Macy’s clerk to renowned Grammy-winning virtuoso.

And while speaking to The Post, Kim noted that the film will closely trail the release of her upcoming memoir.

In the book, Kim will unveil the intimate details of her undying love for Biggie, with whom, despite his being married to singer Faith Evans, 48, at the time of his death, she shared a passionate relationship.

“Oh my God,” said Kim of her forthcoming tell-all. “Everyone’s gonna know things that they’ve never known.”

05.22.22

People Magazine Interview

Lil' Kim Thinks the Notorious B.I.G. Would Still Be 'Funny, Fun, Handsome' at Age 50: 'He's the King'

"It's always important to honor the king," Lil' Kim tells PEOPLE at her 2nd annual B.I.G. Dinner Gala in New York City, honoring the Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been his 50th birthday

The Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on more than 25 years after his death.

Friends and family of the late rap legend honored his memory Friday, ahead of what would have been his 50th birthday, at the 2nd Annual B.I.G. Dinner Gala at Guastavino's in New York City.

The event was hosted by Lil' Kim, who told PEOPLE she thinks her Junior M.A.F.I.A. collaborator would still be "funny, fun, handsome, fly crazy" at age 50.

"It's always important to honor the king. He's the king. The king lives on," Kim, 47, added. "He's just an amazing person, amazing artist ... his legacy. It's just great. Like, I mean, look at the catalog. Look at everything that he's accomplished, even at such a young age."

Biggie's son C.J. Wallace, who was also among those in attendance, said that "it speaks volumes" to see all the people who turned out to keep his father's legacy alive.

05.22.22

Lil' Kim Hosts The Notorious B.I.G. 50th Birthday Dinner Gala

Lil' Kim hosted the 2nd Annual Biggie Dinner Gala for the Notorious B.I.G's 50th birthday at Guastavino's in NYC on May 20.

On Saturday (his actual birthday), Manhattan’s Empire State Building will be illuminated in red and white, with a crown spinning atop to signify the slain rapper’s still-status as the King of New York. Elsewhere, in his own borough of Brooklyn, the Barclay’s Center will display a montage of classic videos from the rapper’s iconic cannon of artistry.

Instagram Clips: Red carpet clip ------- Junior Mafia perform Juicy ------- Kim's speech ------- Kim performs It's All About The Benjamins ------- Red carpet interview clip with CBS ------- Kim posing for pictures at the dinner table ------- Kim honors BIG.

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05.20.22

Lil' Kim Hosting Notorious B.I.G. 50th Birthday Dinner Gala

New York City is going big this year for The Notorious B.I.G.’s 50th birthday celebration with Empire State Building lighting, Lincoln Center tribute and now a star-studded Dinner Gala, hosted by Lil Kim.

The star-studded event takes place today (Fri, May 20th) at Guastavino’s and features a once-in-a-lifetime lineup of industry titans and family members of the late rapper. Legendary performers include Fabolous, Fat Joe, Lil’ Cease Junior M.A.F.I.A, CJ Wallace, Dave East, Jada Kiss, Faith Evans, 112, Bone Thugs, French Montana, Beanie Siegel, Freeway, and more. The tribute of performances features an epic playlist of his greatest hits.

The 2nd Annual B.I.G. Dinner Gala is presented by Lexus and Pepsi.

The black-tie gala and concert will bring together some of the biggest names in hip hop to honor beloved rapper Biggie Smalls with a pre-filmed celebrity procession of Lexus LX SUVs across Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The event is powered by Culture Creative, the black-owned Emmy Award-winning agency established to connect brands with emerging cultural marketing places through new and innovative ways of authentic storytelling. Fans can tune into the live stream at 10:30 pm EST on Biggie Smalls and Lil’ Kim’s official Instagram pages. After the event, the video footage will be on YouTube.

Widely considered the greatest rapper of all time, Biggie’s contribution reverberates through hip hop-inspiring countless generations. His prolific legacy is emblazed in pop culture history. (themusicuniverse)

05.20.22

Grammy.com : 5 Women Essential To Rap

5 Women Essential To Rap: Cardi B, Lil' Kim, MC Lyte, Sylvia Robinson & Tierra Whack

In honor of Women’s History Month, GRAMMY.com highlights some of the culture-shifting women who have changed the course of rap, spotlighting one artist who is moving the genre forward

Women have always been essential to rap and, today, they’re getting their deserved recognition more than ever before. Female rappers have continuously contributed to rap's sound, fashion, commercial success not just compared to their male counterparts, but across the genre — increasing its global impact.

The lyrical prowess of early pioneers such as MC Sha-Rock and MC Lyte demanded respect in a male-dominated industry, while rappers such as Queen Latifah, Monie Love and Yo-Yo advanced conscious hip-hop and confronted misogyny. Salt-N-Pepa owned their sex appeal, while Lil’ Kim introduced a feminine perspective to a sex-positive narrative that had previously been controlled by men.

Lil’ Kim: The "Queen of Rap" who reinvented hip-hop fashion>

Salt-N-Pepa introduced feminist sex appeal to hip-hop, but Lil’ Kim took it a step further. The Brooklyn native burst onto the rap scene in 1996 with her solo debut album Hard Core, quickly gaining attention with her raunchy lyrics and feminine style. Prior to Kim, rappers like Queen Latifah and MC Lyte had gained entry to the male-dominated hip-hop space with masculine swagger and fashion. Choosing instead to steal the spotlight with jaw-dropping and sexy styles, Kim created a new avenue for women rappers — owning their sexuality — which is still mimicked today.

"[Lil' Kim] was the first time for me that I saw that much sexiness in female hip-hop," Trina, whose own explicit lyrics catapulted her to success in the late '90s and early 2000s, recounted in "The Real Queens of Hip-Hop," TV special. "She created and started that."

Kim also pushed the boundaries for female rap music success. Her debut album Hard Core debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200, the highest-ranking debut for a woman MC at the time. Kim was also the first female rapper to have three consecutive No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot Rap Tracks chart; her GRAMMY-winning collaboration with Christina Aguilera, P!nk and Mýa, "Lady Marmalade," was the best-selling single of 2001.

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05.19.22

Lil Kim Attends Party in Las Vegas

Lil' Kim attended a star-studded Billboard Music Awards after party at Tao's in Las Vegas. The celebs in the pictures include Diddy, Christian Combs, Kimbella, Misa Hylton, Maxwell, Mary J Blige, and Janelle Monáe.



05.18.22

Ray J Joins Lil Kim on Stage at Lovers & Friends Festival

Lil' Kim brought out Ray J to perform their single Wait a Minute at the Lovers & Friends Festival in Las Vegas on May 14th. Checkout a clip of the performance, here..

Instagram Clips: Wait A Minute with Ray J ------ Kim's Entrance ------ Quiet Storm ------ It's All About The Benjamins ------ Crush on You with Lil Cease ------ I'm Coming Out.



05.14.22

Ja Rule Puts Lil Kim on His Rap Mount Rushmore

Ja Rule forged successful partnerships with the likes of Ashanti, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Milian during his early 2000s heyday, but it was another female artist he was mesmerized with during his appearance on The Breakfast Club on Monday (May 9).

After arguing female rappers don’t get enough love when it comes to conversations about who belongs on Hip Hop’s Mount Rushmore, the Queens, New York native gave Lil Kim her flowers for setting the blueprint that many of today’s biggest stars — including Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion — have followed.

“Let’s talk about Lil Kim,” Ja said. “When you look at the Cardis and the Nickis and the Megans — every female. And then go listen to the Hard Core album. I understand why she’s so revered like that. That album is crazy. And she’s spitting on that album. She’s going on that album! So I get it when these females are like, ‘Yo, Kim was it for me.’ I get it now.” (hiphopdx.com)

05.10.22

Lil' Kim Attends Release Party for Yume's Debut Single

Lil' Kim attented the release party for Yume's debut single, Do It Better, at Catch Steak in New York City. According to FashionBombDaily, Kim wore the following accessories: $855 Gucci sunglasses, $1,655 Amina Muaddi boots, a $2,195 Dolce & Gabbana camouflage bag, and a matching $925 Dolce & Gabbana camouflage belt.



04.29.22

The Lil Kim Supreme Tee



Supreme just unveiled its new tees for Spring 2022, but there’s only one that really matters. That would be the Lil Kim Tee that features the Queen Bee’s iconic photo of her popping a squat.

The image features Kim in a squat post while rocking a leopard-print bikini, and was shot by Michael Lavine.

The Notorious B.I.G. actually picked out the famed photo, which was part of the promo campaign for her debut album, Hard Core. But it wasn’t all good, at first.

“So many women were hating on me — I was surprised… because it wasn’t tasteless. It was classy, it was cute,” she told Talib Kweli when she was a guest on his The People’s Podcast several years ago.

Nevertheless, it’s not hyperbole to call the image, which has often been imitated through the years, as iconic. Supreme knows the vibes, slapping it on a tee along with the words “Hot Damn Ho Here We Go Again” in script on the back. That line is from Kim’s verse on Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm (Remix),” which is itself a nod to MC Lyte’s “10% Dis.”

Expect this tee to sell out immediately when it drops on Thursday, April 14 at 11 am. Good hunting (cassiuslife.com).

More pictures from the Lil Kim x Supreme Collection


04.13.22

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