Lil' Kim

  1. Backbeat: Eve, Soledad O'Brien Talk Making It As a Woman in Male-Dominated Biz at XX Project

    May 01, 2013 11:04 AM EDT Last night, broadcast journalist Soledad O'Brien interviewed rapper/actress Eve as part of a monthly series hosted by The XX Project, an invitation-only group of professional women in various media industries. Held at No. 8 in Chelsea, this ...

  2. P!nk Remains Atop Hot 100, PSY Gallops Into Top 10

    April 24, 2013 1:33 PM EDT P!nk spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Just Give Me a Reason," featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess. PSY, meanwhile, soars 12-5 with "Gentleman," which adds increased streaming and sales to its already ...

  3. 'Night' Moves: Maroon 5 Reaches No. 1 On Hot 100 Chart

    September 19, 2012 4:24 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 Hot 100 Airplay and On-Demand Songs charts, respectively. Maroon 5 had previo ...

  4. Carly Rae Jepsen Breaks Records With "Call Me Maybe"

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT As Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" spends a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the Mission, British Columbia, native calls two pieces of Hot 100 history her own. With its continued reign, "Maybe" becomes th ...

  5. Backbeat: Azealia Banks Brings a Mermaid Ball to NYC

    June 04, 2012 5:58 PM EDT (Photo: Jessica Chanen) One thing was made clear early on at Azealia Banks ' first-ever headlining set in her native 212 area code on Sunday night (June 4), even before entering the throes of Bowery Ballroom : this was not a grimy New York hi ...

  6. New Film Explores The Decline In Female Rappers

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For more than a decade the number of women rappers signed to major American record labels has been in steady decline, leading hip-hop industry experts to ask, where have all the female rappers gone? The 1980s and 1990s saw the rise of women rap st ...

  7. Record Company Sues Lil' Kim Over New Album

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A record company has sued Lil' Kim for $2.5 million, saying the Grammy-winning rapper hasn't delivered all the recordings their contract requires. Brookland Media filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan's state Supreme Court. Lil ...

  8. Foxy Brown, Lil' Kim Sued Over Undelivered Books

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A New York publisher is suing Foxy Brown and Lil' Kim, saying they were paid advances for books they never delivered. Simon & Schuster Inc. says Brown was paid $75,000 in 2005 to deliver an autobiography called "Broken Silence" ...

  9. Lil' Kim Parts Ways With Atlantic

    January 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil' Kim has left Atlantic Records and intends to release her upcoming as-yet-untitled album independently. On DJ Kay Slay's Sirius Satellite Radio show "Streetsweeper Radio" last week, Kim shared that she harbors no ill ...

  10. Sony/ATV Music Publishing Inks Rotem

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide co-publishing deal with Jonathan "JR" Rotem, who produced and co-wrote Sean Kingston's No. 1 hit "Beautiful Girls" and Rihanna's No. 1 "SOS." Kingston is the ...

  11. Cole Album Expected In Fall

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Keyshia Cole is eyeing a Sept. 18 release for her sophomore album, "Just Like You." The first single, "Let It Go," features Missy Elliott and Lil' Kim; a Benny Boom-directed video with cameos from those ar ...

  12. Lil' Kim To Be Released From Jail On Monday

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here earlier this week, rapper Lil' Kim will be released from a federal detention center in Philadelphia on Monday (July 13). The rapper has been jailed since Sept. 19 after being convicted As tipped here earlier this week, rapper L ...

  13. Beats & Rhymes

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although the time leading up to an artist's album release is normally filled with excitement, the weeks prior to the Sept. 27 arrival of Lil' Kim's latest album, "The Naked Truth" (Atlantic), have sur Although the time lea ...

  14. Lil' Kim Begins Sentence

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yesterday (Sept. 19) for her conviction on charges stemming from a 2001 shootout outside a New York City radio station. Rapper Lil' Kim began serving a 366-day prison sentence yeste ...

  15. Lil' Kim Blocks Release Of DVD

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lil' Kim has won a court order preventing a man who testified against the rapper at her criminal trial from releasing a DVD using her name and image. NEW YORK (AP) -- Lil' Kim has won a court order preventing a man who testified against ...

  16. Lil' Kim Sentenced To A Year For Perjury

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in prison and fined $50,000 for lying to a federal grand jury to protect friends involved in a 2001 shootout outside a Grammy-award winning rapper Lil' Kim ...

  17. Update: Lil' Kim May Face Years In Prison

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Grammy-winning hip-hop star Lil' Kim could face years in prison when she is sentenced in June for lying about a shootout outside a radio station. NEW YORK (AP) -- Grammy-winning hip-hop star Lil' Kim could face years in prison when she i ...

  18. Lil' Kim Convicted Of Perjury

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper beats obstruction charge. NEW YORK (AP) -- Rap diva Lil' Kim was convicted Thursday of lying to a federal grand jury investigating a shooting outside a radio station. She was convicted of perjury and conspiracy but acquitted of obstruc ...

  19. Lil' Kim To Bow Fashion Line

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lil' Kim is starting a line of women's clothing, Hollyhood, which will debut in 2005. The artist has teamed with World Recognition International for the line, which will offer casual wear. Lil' Kim is starting a line of women's ...

  20. Lil' Kim Faces November Trial

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Lil' Kim will go on trial in November on charges she lied to a grand jury investigating a 2001 shootout involving members of her entourage outside a Manhattan radio station. Hip-hop artist Lil' Kim will go on trial in Nove ...

  21. Update: Lil' Kim Indicted For Obstruction, Perjury

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop artist Lil' Kim pleaded not guilty today (April 14) to charges she lied to a grand jury investigating a 2001 shootout involving members of her entourage outside a Manhattan radio station. Hip-hop artist Lil' Kim pleaded not guilt ...

  22. Beats & Rhymes

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jacki-O joins the ranks of such female MCs as Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown and Trina with her single "Nookie (Real Good)." Jacki-O joins the ranks of such female MCs as Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown and Trina with her single "Nookie (Real ...