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How Old Is Lil Kim the Rapper

How Old Is Lil Kim the Rapper

How Old Is Lil Kim

Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975), better known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an Grammy Award winning, American multi-platinum rapper and singer. Her 2005 album, The Naked Truth, was awarded the 5 mics award from The Source magazine, making it the first album by any female rapper to achieve that rating.

At the age of 9, her parents separated, leaving her and her older brother Christopher at home with her father. While struggling through her personal life, Kim met Christopher "B.I.G." Wallace, who was a key figure in both her personal and artistic life, particularly when Wallace had gained popularity and influence through his relationship with Bad Boy Records. Later on in their relationship, Kim found out she was pregnant with Wallace's baby, but had an abortion, which still affects Kim personally to this day.

In 1994, Wallace was instrumental in introducing and promoting the Brooklyn based group Junior M.A.F.I.A., which included Jones (aka "Big Momma" or "The Lieutenant"). The group's first and only album was titled Conspiracy. The group released their first single, "Playas Anthem", which went on to top the rap charts. The album's second single, "I Need You Tonight" (featuring Aaliyah), was the only single released from the album that did not feature The Notorious B.I.G. The music video, directed by David Paolini, featured the members and Aaliyah holding a house party at Kim's house while she was away. The single reached #12 on the US Hot Rap Singles chart. The album's third single, "Get Money", was certified gold and made the top 20 on the Hot 100. The album debuted at No. 8 on the Billboard 200.