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Lil' Kim

Born: Jul 11, 1974

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Lil' Kim

Date of Birth : Jul 11, 1974
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Kimberly Denise Jones known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, living much of her adolescent life on the streets after being expelled from home. In her teens, Jones would freestyle rap, heavily influenced by actress/singer Diana Ross, and fellow female hip-hop artists like MC Lyte and The Lady of Rage. Performing a freestyle rap for The Notorious B.I.G. got her music career start in 1995 with his group Junior M.A.F.I.A., whose debut album Conspiracy generated three hit singles. Kimberly Jones' debut studio album, Hard Core was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and spawned three consecutive No. 1 rap hits: "No Time", "Not Tonight", and "Crush on You", a record for a female rapper. Her following albums, The Notorious K.I.M. and La Bella Mafia, were certified Platinum, making her the only female rapper besides Missy Elliott to have at least 3 platinum albums. She was featured on the single, "Lady Marmalade", which also had guest vocals by fellow recording artists Mya, Pink and Christina Aguilera which went to No. 1 on the U.S.

Profession


  • Actor
  • Model
  • Author
  • Record producer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Rapper

Also known as


  • Kimberly ''Lil'' Kim'' Jones
  • Kim
  • Kim Jones
  • Kimberly Jones
  • Queen Bee
  • Ms. G.O.A.T.
  • Kimmy Blanco
  • Lil Kim
  • First Lady
  • the Moulin Rouge Girls
  • Queen Bitch
  • Black Widow
  • Junior M.A.F.I.A.
  • Honey Girl
  • Queen of Rap
  • L''il Kim
  • Kimberly Denise Jones
  • Kimberly Jones
  • Ms. White
  • Li''l Kim
  • Queen of Hip Hop

Parents


  • Ruby Mae Jones
  • Linwood Jones

Children


  • Royal Reign

Awards Won


  • MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year
  • MTV Video Music Award for Viewer''s Choice
  • Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Video from a Film
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