Behind The Beat: Christian Rich
In 2003, twin brothers Taiwo and Kehinde Hassan, now known as the production duo Christian Rich, got their first placement on a Lil Kim record. That was when they were both Speech Communication majors at the University of Illinois in Champaign, a couple of hours south of their native Chicago. That same year, they gave beats to Clipse and Foxy Brown.
Lil Kim Says She's Dropping An Album Next Year
Last night, Lil Kim caught some shade from Azealia Banks, who called her out, alongside K.
Azealia Banks Throws Shade At K. Michelle & Lil Kim
Azealia Banks is back at it once again. Known for not always being able to keeping her mouth shut on twitter, the NYC rapper had some choice words once again on Tuesday evening that were aimed at Lil Kim and her once former touring partner, K. Michelle.
Lil Kim Files Domestic Violence Lawsuit Against Ex-Boyfriend
Lil Kim has filed a domestic lawsuit against Bronx rapper Mr. Papers, her ex-boyfriend and the father of her 13-month daughter Royal Reign.
Bad Boys Reunite To Perform At The BET Awards
One of the undisputed highlights of Sunday night's BET Awards was Diddy getting the old Bad Boy roster together for an 11-minute performance. Puff and Ma$e got things started with "Feel So Good," then 112 showed up for "Peaches and Cream." Diddy then kicked it up a notch with “I Need a Girl Part Two" before Faith Evans arrived looking fine as ever to bring the house down with "Love Like This."
Lil Kim Announces New Reality Show "The Queen Bee"
Over the course of her career, Lil Kim been embroiled in scandals and drama galore, so it seems only right that she's about to get her own reality show. Announcing the news via a video, Kim says she'll have a new reality show called "The Queen Bee" airing soon.
Ranking Fabolous' Friday Freestyles From Worst To Best
The first time I ever heard Fab was when I was 12. I heard “Can’t Deny It” and realized that he was beyond nice. You see, Fabolous is a gladiator. You can throw him in the octagon and he’ll walk out unscathed. I always refer to him as the Vince Carter of rap because at any moment, he could unleash an array of tricks that could leave you in awe. Fab is an extraordinary talent that can mesmerize you with his pen game. Lyrically, he’s been as consistent as anybody else in the rap game. Every time he drops a bar, you’re liable to do the ugly face.
The 10 Best Movie Cameos By Rappers
Yesterday, we learned that Kanye West would be making an appearance in the upcoming sequel to one of Ben Stiller's best-loved movies: "Zoolander." It won't be the first time Mr.
Lil Kim Reportedly Owes The IRS $126,000
Lil Kim's had her fair share on legal issues and money problems in the past, just last year she was entangled in a lawsuit with her lawyer as well as her former business partner, but the latest legal entanglement is with the IRS.
Lil Kim and K. Michelle Get In A Social Media Cat Fight
Uh-oh, Lil Kim is having it out with a fellow female artist, again, this time with K. Michelle.
Ladies Night: Female Solidarity In Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop has been a male-dominated genre since its inception in the 1970s on the streets of the South Bronx. However, female emcees were looking over the horizon and soon crept into the game. From MC Lyte to Salt-N-Pepa, female rappers proved that they had the skill to hang with their male counterparts. They enforced a message of unity to gain the respect that they rightfully deserved.
Lil Kim Reveals New "Hard Core" Mixtape Release Date [Update: Artwork Revealed]
When Lil Kim released a freestyle this week, rehashing her beef with the currently hotter than ever Nicki Minaj, it seemed like an announcement may follow soon. Right no time, Kim has given us a new release date for her oft-delayed project, Hard Core 2k13.
T.I. Weighs In On Nicki Minaj & Lil Kim Beef
T.I. has been in the game for some time, and in recent years, he found himself becoming something of a peacekeeper. Besides helping strangers from suicide attempts, Tip has also been the voice of reason in some rapper disputes, orchestrating the truce of Jeezy and Rick Ross recently.
Lil Kim Shares First Photo Of Newborn Baby
Lil Kim has decided to share with the fans the very first photo of her newborn child, Royal Reign, which happened to be taken on the day she came out the womb. Lil Kim gave birth on June 9th, as we reported last month.
Lil Kim Gives Birth To Baby Girl Royal Reign
In February Lil Kim first showed off her baby bump, and now we've received word Kim is officially a mother having given birth this morning.
10 Most Infamous Catfights In Hip-Hop
Beefs between rappers in hip hop are nothing new. Through the years we’ve seen infamous rivalries in the rap world, the most prominent being 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G’s East Coast/West Coast feud and perhaps the Jay Z and Nas New York rap war.
Lil Kim Is Pregnant; Shows Off Baby Bump At NYFW [Update: It's A Girl]
The Queen Bee has the internet buzzing with some B.I.G. news. Wednesday night, Lil Kim stopped by Milk Studios for The Blonds New York Fashion Week Show, and revealed that she's pregnant!
Ladies Night: Dopest Videos By Female Rappers
"This is ladies night and our rhymes is tight, oh this is ladies night...," Missy Elliott sang on the 1997 hit track, "Ladies Night" that she collaborated on with Angie Martinez, Lil Kim, Left Eye and Da Brat. The song was featured on the "Nothing to Lose" soundtrack. Just as the MCs mentioned above occupied space and declared their reign on "Ladies Night", women rappers have been doing the same in Hip Hop culture ever since it was started in the Bronx.
Mr. Papers Confirms He Is The Expectant Father Of Lil' Kim's Baby Boy
Ever since Lil' Kim gave word publicly about her pregnancy, speculation arose as to who might be the father. Kim said she was a few months along and that she is expecting a baby boy. Following an interview with Mr. Papers on the Rickey Smiley Show, it was revealed that Papers is the father of the expecting child. When asked about the baby's name, Mr. Papers remained guarded, saying:
Artist Threatens To Sue Lil Kim Over Allegedly Stolen Cover Art [Update: Kim Sued For 150k]
Back in October, a Canadian makeup artist by the name of Samantha Ravndahl posted a photo of herself (or what kids these days call a selfie) with a full-out zombie makeover. According to Ravndahl, she then saw this very image popping up on Lil Kim's social media account, in promotion of her single "Dead Gal Walking". While the artist reached out for compensation for the image, she's apparently been ignored by Kim's people, and thus she's threatening to launch a lawsuit on Kim if she does not pull the image from her accounts.