Lil' Kim

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Kimberly Denise Jones
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/11/1975, Cancer
  • Profession: Rapper; actor
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Lil' Kim Fast Facts:
  • Following her parents' divorce when she was 9, she occasionally lived on the streets and eventually dropped out of school. 
  • Her gift for rhyme got the attention of fellow Brooklynite the Notorious B.I.G., who took her under his wing and helped her launch a rap career.
  • Fueled by the notoriety she garnered as a member of the group Junior M.A.F.I.A., she donned a provocative façade and released her debut album Hard Core in 1996.
  • Became the first female rapper to hit the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with the 2001 version of the song "Lady Marmalade," which also featured Christina Aguilera, Pink and Mya.
  • In 2005, was convicted on perjury charges regarding a 2001 shooting outside a New York radio station.
  • Starred in Lil' Kim: Countdown to Lockdown, a reality series chronicling the weeks leading up to her incarceration.
  • Teamed with Derek Hough for the eighth season of Dancing With the Stars.
  • Lil' Kim Relationships:
  • Mr. Papers - Significant Other
  • The Notorious B.I.G. - Ex-significant Other
  • Christopher Jones - Brother
  • Linwood Jones - Father
  • Ruby Mae Jones - Mother
  • Royal Reign - Daughter
  • Lil' Kim Awards:
  • 2001 Grammy: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals - Winner

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