In an exclusive interview with Rap-Up.com, Lil’ Mama revealed that she is “very disappointed” with the promotion of her first album, VYP: Voice of the Young People, which debuted at No. 25 on The Billboard 200 selling 19,000 copies its first week.
“I’m very disappointed in my label, Jive Records, for not promoting my record properly. I’m not a rapper first and foremost. I’m the birth of hip-pop. I’m an innovator and everything that I do is fresh. When you have something so new and fresh in your hands, you’re supposed to know what to do with it. By signing with a label, I signed knowing that everyone was on the same page as me and understanding what was going on. But that wasn’t what I thought it was.”
Read the complete interview where Lil’ Mama also talks about judging the second season of MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew,” her respect for Lil Wayne (“He’s a role model.”), and the upcoming presidential election.