Lil Kim was born on 11th July, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA to parents Linwood Jones and Ruby Mae. She is of Native American and African American descent.
Biography and Career
Kimberly Denise Jones, was born on July 11, 1974, Standing just 4 feet 11 inches tall Kimberly Jones seems much less than being just your average girl in the hood, but when "Lil' Kim" was introduced to the world she became known for her provocative over-the-top outfits, glamorous blonde hair-dos, pornographic attitude, sexy man-crazed looks, and a groundbreaking triumph that eventually secured her place as one of the few female rappers in a male-dominated industry.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Kimberly was born into a broken home, by age 9 her parents had filed for divo
rce, leaving her and older brother Christopher under the custody of their father. A rebellious child living under the strict rules of her dad, Kimberly and her father had constant fights, and eventually she ran away from home.
After meeting her mentor and life saver Christopher Wallace, (Notorious B.I.G/Biggie Smalls), she began to clean up her life and it was Christopher who helped her develop a career in music.
But while Lil Kim's career was blossoming, her life was shattered along with the music world when her father like figure Notorious B.I.G. was murdered on March 9, 1997. Following that incident, Lil' Kim took a hiatus from recording her own music, but she still kept busy with a string of other projects.
In 2001 Lil Kim gained her first #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in a remake of Patti Labelle's hit "Lady Marmalade" that collaborated her with singers Mya, Pink, and Christina Aguilera, the success awarded them a Grammy in 2002 for Best Pop Collaboration. Her third full-length album "La Bella Mafia" was released in 2003 debuting at #5 on the pop charts and earned her two more hits with "The Jump Off" (#17) and "Magic Stick/feat.50Cent" that shot to #2.
Birth Name : Kimberly Denise Jones
Nickname : Queen Bee
Height : 4' 11" (1.50 m)
Why do we like Lil Kim?
We like Lil Kim for her "Lady Marmalade".
Why do Lil Kim famous?
Lil Kim is famous for her provocative over-the-top outfits, glamorous blonde hair-dos
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