1. 7 Songs You Didn't Know Kanye West Produced

    August 07, 2017 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kanye West has a knack for crafting hit songs. His perfectionism and ingenuity have set him apart from his rap counterparts, making him a sought-after commodity within the hip-hop sphere. While he’s widely recognized for his lyrical prowess, West’s ...

  2. 2017 BET Awards: The Full Recap | Billboard News

    2017 BET Awards: The Full Recap | Billboard News

    June 26, 2017 3:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BET Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, June 25. music , Kendrick Lamar , 2017 , Lil Wayne , New Edition , migos , Billboard , Music News , prodigy , Mary J. Blige Videos Migos Bruno Mars Kendrick Lamar Lil W ...

  3. Lil' Kim and Mobb Deep's Havoc Pay Tribute to Prodigy at the 2017 BET Awards

    June 25, 2017 11:35 PM EDT 0 0 3 Lil' Kim and Mobb Deep 's Havoc paid tribute to the late rapper Prodigy onstage at the 2017 BET Awards. "This week, hip-hop suffered a painful loss, with the sudden passing of our brother, Prodigy," Lil' Kim began. "His ...

  4. Lil Kim a Person of Interest in Los Angeles Robbery: Report

    June 25, 2017 7:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 According to  TMZ ,  Lil Kim  is named as a person of interest in a robbery that took place early Sunday (June 25) in Los Angeles. Apparently, Kim rented a house for a BET weekend party. When she and her crew showed up to check out the digs, they we ...

  5. Prodigy to Be Honored by Havoc & Lil Kim at 2017 BET Awards: Report

    June 24, 2017 9:44 PM EDT The 2017 BET Awards will feature a tribute to Prodigy by Mobb Deep partner Havoc and Lil Kim , according to  TMZ . Havoc and Lil Kim will reportedly honor the late rapper, who passed away on Tuesday (June 20), with personal statements during the sh ...

  6. Missy Elliott Delivers Ladies' Anthem 'I'm Better (Remix)' With Lil' Kim, Eve & Trina

    May 23, 2017 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Missy Elliott  is all about the women on her remix of "I'm Better," as she recruits an all-star lineup featuring Lil' Kim , Eve and Trina. “Brought a few legends out for this one," Elliott wrote on Twitter before unveiling h ...

  7. Lil Kim Responds to Accusations Made By Hot 97's DJ Funkmaster Flex | Billboard News

    Lil Kim Responds to Accusations Made By Hot 97's DJ Funkmaster Flex | Billboard News

    May 09, 2017 5:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hot 97 DJ made headlines when he aired his controversial opinion that Tupac Shakur was responsible for his own death, saying he thinks the late singer shot himself. music , 2017 , hot 97 , damion hardy , Billboard , Music News , hip hop feud , feud ...

  8. Lil' Kim Responds to Hot 97's Funkmaster Flex's Accusations

    May 09, 2017 10:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lil' Kim  has responded to accusations made by Hot 97 DJ Funkmaster Flex.  On May 3, Flex accused Lil' Kim of sending her ex-fiance Damion "World" Hardy -- who is currently serving a life sentence  in prison -- to beat him up. &q ...

  9. Faith Evans on Her 'Legacy' With Notorious B.I.G.: Video Exclusive

    April 21, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Counting down to the May 19 release of The King & I , Faith Evans drops a new music video today (April 21) for another track from her long-awaited duets album with late husband Notorious B.I.G . Titled “Legacy,” the mid-tempo tune features unrel ...

  10. Puff Daddy to Perform With the Bad Boy Family at Tribeca Screening for 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' Documentary

    March 20, 2017 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 On April 27, Puff Daddy will team up with Faith Evans , Ma$e , and Lil' Kim to hit the stage again in light of his  Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. The performance, which will take plac ...

  11. R.I.P. B.I.G.: Lyrical Tributes to Biggie Smalls

    March 08, 2017 5:07 PM EST 0 0 2 Twenty years ago today on March 9, 1997, the world lost one of the greatest rappers of all time in The Notorious B.I.G. Though he died at the almost impossibly young age of 24, the MC who came live from Bedford-Stuyvesant left a lasting mark on the ...

  12. 5 Times Cher, Nicki Minaj & Others Pulled Off Lil' Kim's Pasties Look

    March 06, 2017 3:36 PM EST 0 0 0 When Lil' Kim showed up to the 1999 MTV Music Video Awards in a purple Misa Hylton-Brim pantsuit with a matching seashell pasty over her left breast, her iconic look became an instant legend. Since then, musicians have paid homage to the provoc ...

  13. The LOX Reveal 'Filthy America...It's Beautiful Tour' Dates With Lil Kim & Remy Ma

    January 25, 2017 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 This February, The LOX  (Jadakiss, Sheek Louch and Styles P) will embark on a 20-stop trek across the nation for their Filthy America...It's Beautiful tour. After releasing their Filthy America...It's Beautiful album via  Roc Nation last D ...

  14. Watch Lil' Kim's Daughter Royal Bond With Floyd Mayweather in Adorable Clip

    October 27, 2016 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two years ago, Lil' Kim welcomed her first bundle of joy, Royal Reign, who is already running around with her mom's famous pals. The Queen Bee recently shared a clip of her 2-year-old daughter having an adorable bonding session with boxing ...

  15. Rich Homie Quan Apologizes for Messing Up Biggie Lyrics at VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    July 12, 2016 6:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rich Homie  Quan has been catching heat online since he messed up   Biggie Smalls ' lyrics on 'Get Money' during his performance with Lil Kim at Monday night's VH1 Hip Hop Honors show. Now he has issued a statement apologizing fo ...

  16. VH1 Hip Hop Honors Hosts Special Ladies' Night for Hip Hop's Trailblazing Women

    July 12, 2016 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Thank God for hip hop," Queen Latifah  shouted during a video montage as she recalled her reaction to being nominated for an Oscar. It was a mutual feeling for both honorees and attendees who packed New York City's David Geffen Hall ...

  17. Watch Eve Perform 'Shoop' at the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    Watch Eve Perform 'Shoop' at the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    July 11, 2016 10:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In honor of Salt-N-Pepa ,  Eve performed "Shoop" at the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Eve also hosted the show, which included tributes to Lil Kim, Queen Latifah , and Missy Elliott . VH1 Hip Hop Honors , Lil Kim , Latifah , Eve performed , Mis ...

  18. Watch the Missy Elliott Tribute at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    Watch the Missy Elliott Tribute at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors

    July 11, 2016 9:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Watch the tribute that celebrates Missy Elliott at the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop honors above. Black Lives Matter Founders Open the 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors The ceremony's other honorees include Lil Kim, Queen Latifah and Salt-N-Pepa . VH1 Hip Hop Honors ...

  19. Lil' Kim Remixes Desiigner's 'Panda' With Maino

    February 17, 2016 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After landing a deal with Kanye West's roster G.O.O.D. Music, rapper Desiigner bags another co-sign from fellow Brooklyn reps Lil' Kim and Maino , who remixed his hit "Panda." "Ayo Desiigner, we see you baby, welcome to the ...

  20. Puff Daddy Releases New Mixtape 'MMM' to Celebrate His Birthday: Listen Now

    November 04, 2015 7:12 AM EST 0 0 0 UPDATE: The mixtape stream has arrived. Listen now. It may be Puff Daddy 's birthday, but the music mogul is giving out the gifts: The rapper is planning to release free music on Wednesday. Sean 'Diddy' Combs' All-Star Prayer Cir ...

  21. Iggy Azalea Shuts Down Rita Ora's 'Lady Marmalade' Remake, But Charli XCX Is 'Down'

    October 12, 2015 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 It looks like Rita Ora is going to have to tweak her "Lady Marmalade" dream team. Ora stated in a recent interview that she'd love to be a part of covering the iconic song along with Iggy Azalea , Miley Cyrus and Charli XCX . Charli r ...

  22. Rita Ora Wants to Recreate 'Lady Marmalade' With Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX

    October 12, 2015 11:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 “Lady Marmalade” has evolved quite a bit since its debut in 1975 and singer Rita Ora is hoping to bring it back once again. 'Marmalade' Propels 'Moulin Rouge' To Platinum The song saw a resurgence in 2001 when the Labelle's ...

  23. 2015 BET Awards: Puffy's Salute to Bad Boy; Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson Tributes Ring In Show's 15th Anniversary

    June 29, 2015 3:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 The BET Awards pulled out all the stops to celebrate its 15th anniversary Sunday night (June 28) at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Between anticipated tributes to Janet Jackson and Smokey Robinson to a roof-raising tribute to 20 years of Diddy’s Ba ...

  24. Solange vs. Jay Z and More: 2014's Music Beefs by the Numbers

    December 31, 2014 2:29 PM EST This past year was filled with artists beefing with one another, both in and out the e-streets. Even Ariana Grande jumped in. From the hilarious ( Cam'Ron vs. Nick Cannon ) to the severe ( Jay Z vs. Solange ), below are 2014's music beef ...

  25. 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 sea ...

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

    September 11, 2014 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 "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 stom ...

  27. Listen: Lil' Kim Remixes Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy'

    August 28, 2014 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 After remixing Bobby Shmurda 's "Hot Ni--a" and Rae Sremmurd 's "No Flex Zone," Lil' Kim hops on Iggy Azalea 's "Fancy." I'm so fancy!! Had to show my girl @IGGYAZALEA some love!! Muuaaahhh!!! # ...

  28. Nicki Minaj and Lil’ Kim Beef Is ‘Complicated,’ T.I. Says

    August 09, 2014 1:24 PM EDT Lil’ Kim is in full attack mode against Nicki Minaj and it may be more "complicated" than anyone realizes, according to T.I., who tells Billboard that things are bound to get sticky when a “new and younger version” of an artist comes a ...

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

    August 08, 2014 1:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 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. ...

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

    August 06, 2014 3:31 PM EDT 7 0 0 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 a ...

  31. Lil' Kim Disses Nicki Minaj on Remix to Beyonce's 'Flawless' Remix

    August 05, 2014 1:40 PM EDT Two days after Beyoncé released her Nicki Minaj -assisted remix to "Flawless," Lil' Kim drops a remix to the remix and reignites her beef with Minaj. Lil' Kim comes in after Minaj raps "The queen of rap/ Slayin' with ...

  32. Lil' Kim Names Her Baby Girl Royal Reign

    June 09, 2014 4:12 PM EDT The self-coronated Queen of Rap is a new mom. Hip-hop veteran Lil' Kim , 39, gave birth to a baby girl named Royal Reign on Monday morning at a hospital in New Jersey, according to multiple outlets that track this sort of thing. The rapper& ...

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

    March 31, 2014 1:15 PM EDT 9.14 k 2.9 k 29 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 tha ...

  34. The Seed: Lil Kim, Jim Jones, Jay-Z

    July 14, 2013 9:00 PM EDT On her 37th birthday (July 11, 2011), Lil Kim announced that she'd release a new single titled "Looks Like Money" off her fifth studio album. Neither the single nor the album ever materialized until last week when the Queen Bee unle ...

  35. Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey & More Surprise At Summer Jam XX

    June 03, 2013 7:55 AM EDT Rap's new class dominates: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chainz New York City radio station Hot 97 celebrated its 20th annual Summer Jam concert with young rappers who are dominating the charts, a respected veteran hip-hop group and a slew of ...

  36. Ask Billboard: More Soundtrack Stopgap Hits

    October 30, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Long before Adele's 'Skyfall,' artists have bridged the gap between breakout albums and follow-ups with soundtrack smashes. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, ...

  37. Top 10 Dirtiest Rappers

    September 13, 2012 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 10 hip-hop stars with the filthiest lyrics, from Lil Wayne to Akinyele to Plies, all for your nasty listening pleasure. If you're a rapper whose first name is not "Will" and whose last name is not "Smith," you probably u ...

  38. Top 7 British Female Rappers Making Noise

    September 10, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since its birth in the 1970s, hip-hop has been dominated mostly by men. Along the way, though, we have been blessed with some strong females who like to rock the mic too, and even best their male counterparts. From Roxanne Shanté to Nicki Minaj , ea ...

  39. 2012's Brightest New Stars (So Far)

    July 02, 2012 1:00 PM EDT 0 Chart Article It's only been six months, but 2012 has already had a whole crop of new artists burst into the public's consciousness. From pop princesses and down-home folk bands to controversial rappers, EDM masters and catchy boy bands, new a ...

  40. Remembering Left Eye, 10 Years After Her Death

    April 25, 2012 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ten years ago today (April 25), hip-hop and R&B lost a great soul too soon. Rapper, singer, dancer and songwriter, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes lost her life in a fatal car accident in Roma, Honduras at the age of 30. Honduran Villagers Mourn ...

  41. 29 Black Music Milestones: Nicki Minaj Puts Female Rap Back On the Map

    February 22, 2012 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 In honor of Black History Month, Billboard.com is paying tribute to the many contributions Black musicians have made throughout the years. From the opening of The Apollo Theatre to Beyoncé 's presidential serenade , we're presenting a list ...

  42. Lil Kim Addresses Nicki Minaj's 'Stupid Hoe' Single

    February 16, 2012 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 "If you have to make a song called 'Stupid Hoe,' you must be a stupid hoe," Lil Kim said. Lil Kim dodged several Nicki Minaj related questions when on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" show, Wednesday night (Feb. 1 ...

  43. Is Nicki Minaj Throwing Shots at Lil Kim on 'Stupid Hoe' Single?

    December 20, 2011 3:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Two weeks after dropping "Roman in Moscow," the first single off "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" (Feb. 14), Nicki Minaj 's alter ego Roman Zolanski returns to fires shots on her newest song, " Stupid Hoe ." "Bit ...

  44. Mya Talks 'K.I.S.S.' Deluxe Album, New 'Catty' Single, & Trina Collabo

    December 15, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Christmas has come early for Mya's state-side fans. The Grammy-winning singer and dancer will release the U.S./Canada deluxe version of her seventh studio album, "K.I.S.S.," on Dec. 20. "This is more a gift to the fans," Mya ...

  45. Web Trends: Beastie Boys Release New Music Video, Listen to Red Hot Chili Peppers' New Single,

    July 19, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Google Trends: 14. Lil Kim Lil' Kim will not have her verse feature on the final version of Monica's "Anything (to Find Love)" because Coletta Wallace, the Notorious B.I.G's mother, would only approve the track without Kim ...

  46. Chart Juice: Monica's First Single Debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Without Lil' Kim

    July 14, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 One week after hitting the 'net, Monica 's first single, "Anything (To Find You)," featuring Rick Ross , debuts on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 71. The track from Monica's upcoming seventh studio album, "New Life" ...

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