1. Puff Daddy Talks 'Can't Stop Won't Stop' Documentary, 20th Anniversary of 'No Way Out' & The Importance of Black Excellence

    June 20, 2017 11:28 AM EDT For over 25 years, Sean " Puff Daddy " Combs has hustled his way through the music industry. His unapologetic approach to hard work helped him forge an indomitable empire with Bad Boy Records in the 1990s.  Powered by a high-octane roster consisting of The Notorious B.I.G., Ma$e,…

  2. Nicki Minaj Pulls a Lil' Kim at Paris Fashion Week Show

    March 04, 2017 2:25 PM EST Nicki Minaj seemingly paid tribute to her foe Lil’ Kim at a Paris Fashion Week show over the weekend. While sitting in the front row at the Haider Ackermann Womenswear Fall/Winter 2017/2018 show in Paris on Saturday (March 4), Minaj wore a revealing black Mugler jacket with her left breast…

  3. Lil' Kim Sets the Record Straight on Remy Ma & Nicki Minaj Beef As She Readies Fifth Studio Album

    February 28, 2017 12:11 PM EST Last November,  Lil’ Kim 's solo debut album Hard Core  -- which saw the rapper born Kimberly Jones exiting her teens -- turned 20 years old. A lot has changed since then. She has a child of her own, a two-year-old daughter named Royal Reign who is running and talking during her mother&…

  4. Lil' Kim to Perform with Tribute From the LOX, French Montana, Desiigner & More at VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    July 11, 2016 10:55 AM EDT Lil' Kim  will be holding court as both performer and honoree at  VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens . The Brooklyn rapper will take the stage for a special performance at the ceremony as The LOX , French Montana , Desiigner , Dej Loaf , Teyana Taylor , Rich Homie Quan and Jessica…

  5. VH1 Hip Hop Honors to Pay Tribute to Lil' Kim: Exclusive

    June 16, 2016 9:33 AM EDT VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens  wouldn't be complete without a tribute to the Queen Bee of rap, Lil' Kim . She rounds out an all-female list of previously announced honorees Queen Latifah , Salt-N-Pepa featuring Spinderella and Missy Elliott .  Missy Elliott Named Honoree at VH1…

  6. Lil' Kim on 'Lil' Kim Season' Project, Remixing Drake's 'Summer Sixteen' & What's Next: Exclusive

    March 29, 2016 1:16 AM EDT The Queen Bee has returned. Two years after dropping her Hard Core 2K14 mixtape, Lil’ Kim has released her new Lil’ Kim Season  project, consisting of previous tracks including “Mine” featuring Kevin Gates and “I Did It for Brooklyn” with Maino, as well as new remakes of other artists’ songs.…

  7. Sean 'Diddy' Combs' All-Star Prayer Circle and More Insider Scoop

    October 23, 2015 4:28 PM EDT Diddy Prays As far as Sean “Diddy” Combs is concerned, the family that plays together prays together. Insiders say the hip-hop mogul led an all-star prayer circle that included his son Christian Combs, Lil’ Kim , Lil Wayne , French Montana and Busta Rhymes before the artists took part in a…

  8. Beyonce! Bruce Springsteen! Miley Cyrus! Check Out Some of the Coolest College Courses

    July 24, 2015 4:20 PM EDT Summer is almost over (sorry!), and it's about to be time for school. Between History 101 and English 300, several institutions of higher learning are offering courses on some of the country's most influential artists. (We're looking at you, Beyonce !) Back to College 2015 We…

  9. Scott Storch Files for Bankruptcy: Reports

    June 24, 2015 5:14 AM EDT Scott Storch, the fallen hip-hop producer who made hits for Beyonce , Chris Brown , Pink , Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake before blowing a fortune on his reckless, opulent lifestyle, has reportedly filed for bankruptcy.  According to TMZ , Storch filed bankruptcy documents in which…

  10. Lil' Kim & Victor Manuelle First Clients for The Commission Presents' Management Division

    May 05, 2015 9:26 PM EDT Concert promotion firm The Commission Presents is expanding into artist management, signing female rap pioneer Lil' Kim and Latin singer Victor Manuelle as its first clients. Victor Manuelle Scores Milestone 25th No. 1 on Tropical Songs Chart The East Coast-based company has previously…

  11. Baz Luhrmann, RCA To Launch Bazmark Label

    February 19, 2015 7:00 AM EST Baz Luhrmann , whose films have spawned some of the top-selling soundtrack albums of the past 15 years, is getting into the record business. The Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge! director is partnering with Sony Music's RCA Records on a custom label, Bazmark, to release music from Luhrmann&…

  12. Soul Train Awards 2014: Chris Brown Wins Big, Jodeci Brings '90s R&B Nostalgia, Kool & The Gang Honored

    November 08, 2014 12:53 PM EST Chris Brown took home “Best Hip Hop Song” and “Best Collaboration” at the ceremony. When the silhouettes of K-Ci , JoJo , DeVante Swing and Mr. Dalvin appeared on the stage Friday night (Nov. 7), nobody over the age of 25 would remain in their seats. After years of rumors that the bad boys…

  13. Wu-Tang Clan & Lil’ Kim Reign in Brooklyn: Live Review

    September 22, 2014 4:00 PM EDT Nostalgia was the selling point at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Sept. 19, when hip-hop magazine The Source held its inaugural SOURCE360 variety concert to commemorate its 25th anniversary. While relative newcomers Curren$y and Dom Kennedy opened the evening, it was the electric sets…

  14. Listen: Lil' Kim Releases Jadakiss-Assisted Song, 'Real Sick'

    September 11, 2014 1:49 PM EDT "The Queen's back, bitches." Lil' Kim kicks off her new song, "Real Sick," strong: "Lil' Kim, the one they all love and hate / The Queen's back bitches, regurgitate / I got these hos real sick like a stomach ache." "Real Sick" --…

  15. The Juice Podcast: Beyonce's 'Flawless' Remix, Jay Z Divorce Rumors, Nicki Minaj vs. Lil Kim

    August 08, 2014 1:12 PM EDT Ladies -- Beyoncé , Nicki Minaj , Lil' Kim and Remy Ma -- took over R&B and hip-hop this week. Beyoncé kicked off the week with a surprise release of the remix to "Flawless," which features Nicki Minaj, on Sunday morning, Aug. 3. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed…

  16. Should Nicki Minaj Respond to Lil Kim's 'Identity Theft'? (Poll)

    August 06, 2014 3:31 PM EDT Kimmy's at it again! Lil' Kim releases another diss track aimed at Nicki Minaj , titled "Identity Theft." "Identity Theft" features Lil' Kim throwing shots at female rappers she claims are borrowing from her, and as you can see from the single artwork, one…

  17. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT In celebration of women's history month, we're spotlighting 31 great female MCs over 31 days. Hip-hop is a tough game in which only the best survive. From the early days of the male-dominated genre, female rappers have proved that women, though few in numbers, are fearless…

  18. Mary Mary’s Erica Campbell On Going Solo,Grammys Nods And Her Controversial Skintight Dress

    March 13, 2014 1:28 AM EDT When Mary Mary singer Erica Campbell decided to tell her sister Tina she wanted to pursue a solo career outside the Grammy-winning duo, she was nervous about having the talk. But Erica felt compelled to be honest with Tina at a time when she was already performing without her sister, who took…

  19. Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 on Hot 100 with 'One More Night'

    September 19, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Maroon 5 notches its third No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as "One More Night" lifts 2-1 in its lucky 13th week on the chart. P!nk and fun. , meanwhile, top the Radio Songs and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previously reigned with "Makes Me Wonder" for…

  20. Fashion Week NYC: Alicia Keys Wore White to Edun, A$AP Rocky Watched Alexander Wang

    September 09, 2012 3:00 PM EDT Despite the tornado warning, Saturday (Sept. 8) at New York Fashion Week saw some of the hottest collections and front row dwellers yet. Keep your eyes on The Hook to find out which trends and b eats took over the runway each day and see where stars like Alicia Keys, Natasha Bedingfield, Lil&…

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