Lil’ Kim

Nov
14
K. Michelle Teases Lil’ Kim Collaboration, Calls Out ‘Catty’ Females

Kendrick Lamar made headlines when he brought out Lil’ Kim at Power 105.1′s Powerhouse, but the Queen Bee was also supposed to hit the stage with K. Michelle. Rap-Up TV caught up with the “V.S.O.P.” singer, who explained why the moment never came to life.

“The time at Powerhouse got moved up,” she said. “So you know us women, we take a long time to get ready and the time was so back-to-back, there was no room to move. She didn’t make it to hit the stage with me in time. I was bummed, but the show must go on.”

Despite the mishap, the ladies remain friends. “She’s always been a K. Michelle fan and I’ve always been a Lil’ Kim fan,” she said.

They are even planning to collaborate on a new song. “I’m actually having her work on it this week,” said K during her show at L.A.’s House of Blues last week.

There has been a lack of collaborations between females in music. When asked why, K put it bluntly: “‘Cause they bitches.”

She continued, “We don’t see a lot of collaborations between female artists because they’re really chickenheads. It’s so catty, like, ‘Oh, you got my wig.’ Girl, shut up. What are we doing here? Let’s make music. Rappers can come together and collab. It’s rare that you see females come together. I’m definitely for the collabs with all the great female artists that are out now.”

However, you will see female unity on her upcoming VH1 show “No New Friends.” “It’s basically about my life as an artist, a mother, and a businesswoman,” said the “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” star. “You guys get to see, not just the pop-off K. Michelle, curse you out, but you get to see really all of me.”

K. Michelle is currently on her “Rebellious Soul” tour with Sevyn Streeter and Tiara Thomas, and is gearing up for a Christmas edition of her album Rebellious Soul.

Nov
3
Kendrick Lamar Brings Out Lil’ Kim at Powerhouse

Kendrick Lamar and Lil' Kim

King Kendrick held court with rap royalty during his headlining set at Power 105.1′s Powerhouse in Brooklyn last night. The Compton MC brought out Brooklyn’s own Lil’ Kim at the Barclays Center.

“This is the home of Notorious B.I.G., right?” Kendrick told the crowd. “It’s only right that I bring somebody up here that was influential in this motherfu**ing game and still is. A female, by the way.”

“Where Brooklyn at?” asked the Queen Bee as she stormed the stage in all black, performing her verse on Junior Mafia’s 1995 hit “Get Money” with some help from Kendrick.

They high-fived as she continued with “It’s All About the Benjamins.”

“Everybody make some noise for the motherfu**ing queen,” said K-Dot as he bowed to her.

Kim was also supposed to hit the stage with K. Michelle, but things didn’t work out as planned. “We was supposed to rock the stage together tonight but due to technical difficulties it didn’t happen. It’s cool she held me down!” said the “V.S.O.P.” singer.

Watch K-Dot bumble with the Bee in Brooklyn.

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Nov
2
Video: Lil’ Kim – ‘Looks Like Money’

Lil' Kim

After dropping her mixtape single “Dead Gal Walking” on Halloween, Lil’ Kim rolls out the long-awaited visuals for “Looks Like Money,” which she previewed in July.

The Queen Bee celebrates the good life while toasting in the backseat of a Maybach, and does the money dance in front of her exotic cars.

The clip is also comprised of footage of her on stage at Summer Jam, having dinner with Lil Mama and her protégée Tiffany Foxx, and riding through Brooklyn on the back of a bike.

Her mixtape Hard Core 2K13 was originally scheduled to arrive on Halloween, but has been delayed until Black Friday, Nov. 29.

Watch Kimmy get money in the showy video.

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Oct
31
New Music: Lil’ Kim – ‘Dead Gal Walking’

Lil' Kim

Lil’ Kim celebrates Halloween by delivering the first single off her upcoming mixtape Hard Core 2K13. The Queen Bee takes it to the streets on the gritty, dancehall-flavored record.

“We live by the gun, die by the gun/ So please don’t you trouble we/ I let a lot of the bullshit slide/ Cross the queen and you get buried alive,” she raps in a Jamaican patois.

She explained the message behind the song. “It’s a very strong, serious record, but at the same time, feel-good,” Kim told MTV News. “There’s a lot of things that can turn you into a dead girl or a dead man walking and nobody wants to be that. So, I guess my message is ‘Don’t become a dead girl or dead man walking. Live your life right.’”

Hard Core 2K13 drops on Nov. 29 aka Black Friday.

Come and get some of Kim’s tricks and treats.

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Oct
31
Miley Cyrus Dresses as Lil’ Kim for Halloween

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus upstaged the VMAs with her raunchy performance and for Halloween, she paid homage to another VMA show-stopper. The “Wrecking Ball” singer dressed as Lil’ Kim from her infamous appearance at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards.

She rocked a purple wig and sparkly purple jumpsuit, just like the rap diva. And to complete the look, she exposed her left breast, covering it with only a pastie. The only thing missing was Diana Ross to jiggle her boob.

“Happy Halloween @LilKim,” tweeted Miley.

Lil’ Kim gave the costume her nod of approval. “Awwww. Look at my baby @mileycyrus tonight!!! Looking GORGEOUS!!! I wish I was there to squeeze your boob :) :) Love U so much !!!! #mytwin,” she tweeted.

Miley showed off the racy getup at Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose’s pre-Halloween house party, which was also attended by Christina Milian.

How does Miley’s outfit stack up to Kim’s? Get another glimpse below.

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Oct
30
Lil’ Kim Delays ‘Hard Core 2K13′ Mixtape to Black Friday

Hard Core 2K13

Hard Core Halloween has been postponed. Lil’ Kim has pushed back the release of her mixtape until next month.

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Oct
9
Lil’ Kim and Tiffany Foxx Talk BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher

Tiffany Foxx and Lil' Kim

Lil’ Kim co-signed Tiffany Foxx and now she sits down with her protégée to discuss their relationship, collaborating, and spitting bars on set of their BET Hip Hop Awards cypher.

“She really builds up my courage and lets me know, ‘You know what, Tiffany, you got this,’” said the St. Louis femcee. “She’s definitely taught me thick skin, taught me this industry like a crash course, so it’s been a blessing.”

Kim praised the blonde rapstress, who is signed to her label International Rock Star Records. “She just has the overall package. I look for everything. She’s gorgeous, she freakin’ raps her ass of, she’s just so dope. And she’s a hustler,” said the Queen Bee.

When it was time to spit her verse, Tiffany admitted to getting nervous. “It hits me sometimes, I’m not gon’ front, that I’m straight rocking with Kim,” she said.

See the ladies rip the mic when the BET Hip Hop Awards airs on Oct. 15.

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