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“The Chick Is Sour” Lil Kim Addresses K Michelle Beef

September 29th, 2014 - By Veronica Wells
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Lil Kim Responds Addresses K Michelle Beef

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There are just so many people K Michelle has fallen out with. Sooo many people. From all of her cast mates on “Love and Hip Hop,” to her ex, to Elle Varner and just about anybody else. K Michelle has a problem with just about everybody. Generational beefs, including one with Lil Kim.

The two got into on it on Twitter about a month ago when Beyoncé’s “Flawless” remix came out and K Michelle agreed that Nicki was the Queen of Rap. Of course Lil Kim’s fans came for her, calling her disrespectful and Lil Kim agreed with them.

But apparently, they have more issues.

Which is kind of sad, considering K Michelle is a well-documented fan of Lil Kim and even alleged that the two had gotten so close Lil Kim almost made her the godmother of her child.

Well, Lil Kim stopped by the Breakfast Club to clear all of that up. Here’s what she had to say about K Michelle.

That chick is a bag of pecans. Like, a trail mix. You know when you eating a trail mix and the nuts that you like, you eat and the ones that you can’t stand, you put back in the bag. She’s the bag of nuts that you put back. Like a black jelly bean. She is so nuts, you are liable to see her skipping. Who skips? 

Why would I ever make her my child’s godmother? I’ve only met this woman one time, one time in person! We talked on the phone after that because she’s a fan of mine. I appreciate that. Anybody shows me love, I’m going to show them major love back. 

We never had a conversation about her being my child’s godmother. I don’t know you. Why would I do that? 

The chick is sour because she’s huge of mine. Everybody knows that. She’s been bitter and sour because you guys had 105 Power last year. I performed with Kendrick. I was supposed to perform with K. Michelle but the sprinter got lost. It just never happened and she was sh*tty, sour, pissed. 

There you have it. K Michelle’s mad. Lil Kim is over it.

You can watch Lil Kim’s full interview, where she speaks mostly about Nicki Minaj, in the video below.

Lil Kim Says She Still ‘Visits’ Biggie’s ‘Spirit’

September 25th, 2014 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Lil Kim is devoted to keeping Biggie’s memory alive. In fact, she says that she visits him in spirit everyday.

“I visit his spirit everyday and this week is the 20th anniversary of Ready To Die, so yeah, it’s a pretty amazing thing,” the new mom tells Hello Beautiful. “You know the crazy thing is when I was recording this ‘Hard Core’ mixtape? I felt BIG’s spirit in a lot of the songs I was doing.

The ‘Gotti’ record, I felt his spirit a little. Even when I was doing ‘Whenever You See Me,’ ‘Trendsetter,’ when I was recording those songs, I felt his spirit and I definitely feel like he was with me with this project.”

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The 40-year-old also addressed rumors that her deceased mentor and lover used to write her rhymes.

“Well, I look at it like this, after Biggie died, I had hit after hit after hit. So, I guess that answers the question. Anybody who has written with me in the studio knows I get busy. I wrote a whole song with Swizz Beatz, I wrote a whole song in front of B.Hot. I write in front of people, so that’s a joke to me.

It makes me laugh. I love writing with people. That’s something we’ve always done in ciphers. We rapped with each other and that was something that was always fun. I’ve also written for P.Diddy. if you look on the “No Way Out” album, I have credit on a song that I’m not even on. So, let’s just be real.”

It’s interesting that this is still something she has to defend so many years after his death.

K. Michelle Explains Fall-Out With Lil’ Kim: ‘You Should Be Doing Some Sh*t Like Breastfeeding’

September 18th, 2014 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Last month, K. Michelle and Lil’ Kim had it out on Twitter after Kim felt slighted by K supporting Nicki Minaj for her VMA performance (You can check out a full transcript of their showdown here). During a recent interview with The Breakfast Club, K explained that she never intended to offend the Brooklyn rapper with her comments. But y’all know K has never been one to back down, so they’re still at odds.

“I’m not stunting that lady,” K said of Kim. “I was in the studio and I’m looking at Nicki like, ‘It’s a Black girl at the VMAs. She up there and three and four times. She’s always been nice to me.’ I like Nicki Minaj. Shoot me. I tweeted and said: ‘Yes, Nicki! The Queen Of Rap.’ I wasn’t offending anybody.  I ain’t got nothing to do with [their beef].”

She went on to say that Kim definitely could’ve addressed her privately if she felt slighted by her tweet.

“Kim has my number. You’ve even talked about me being the god mother to your daughter. You have my number. You know how to talk to me.”

But Kim wasn’t the only one K had to face because of her support of Nicki. Kim’s fans actually went after her first.

“Her fans immediately began attacking me, talking about my child and everything. So me being me and being in my zone, I was real belligerent. I went and tweeted, ‘F*ck all you Lil’ Kim fans goddamnit. You motherf*ck*rs aren’t going to tell me what to say.’ I like both of them. That’s what I said in the tweet. I didn’t say, ‘F*ck all you Lil’ Kim fans and f*ck Kim. I said, ‘F*ck all you Lil’ Kim fans coming at me’cuz I’m gonna like both of them. Y’all ain’t gonna bully me off no Twitter.”

And then, Kim felt the need to defend her loyal followers against K, which resulted in their feud.

“B*tch, trying to  get a VMA moment. Neither one of us was there, motherf*ck*er. God damn. At least I’m in the studio working. It’s my first album, you could’ve at least been a guest. You been in the game [...] I’m not bothering no body. They come for me ‘cuz they know I’m going to say something”

“I look up to you. You know how much I respect you, Kim, as a legend. Why would you go talk to me on Twitter to keep them lil’ three fans you got? You could’ve been a woman and texted me. I don’t get that. I have been so supportive of her. But you tell your fans to attack me.”

K adds that Kim ignored her attempt to reach out to her privately, but says that she won’t be swayed by Kim’s “petty b*tch” antics.

“Yes, I still like Nicki and I’m still gon’ shake my a** to her music. But how you did me that was very petty. You got a new baby, shouldn’t your breast be in that baby mouth? You should be doing some sh*t like breastfeeding instead of bothering me. I’m out here trying to get to where you was.”

Watch K’s interview below.

Lil Kim And K. Michelle Go At It On Twitter

August 25th, 2014 - By Brande Victorian
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Why does it seem like after every award show two random female artists get into it on Social Media? Oh because that is what always happens, and last night’s VMAs were no exception. Lil Kim And K. Michelle are currently beefing because, to put it simply, Kim got in her feelings for absolutely no reason when K. shouted out Nicki Minaj as the queen of rap and subsequently told Kim’s fans who came for her to eff themselves. Here’s how the drama broke down.

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Instead of calm her fans, Kim defended them and called K. out as shady, writing:

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Then K. Michelle bowed out gracefully, posting the following:

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It’s a rare occasion that we can say K. Michelle took the high road, but in this instance she most definitely did (minus that whole drink a cup of bleach comment). Why does bigging up Nicki Minaj who, factually, is the only Black female rapper doing anything substantial today, have to equate shading a top Black female rapper of yesteryear? And if Kim wanted to jump in and say anything she should’ve told her fans to chill and stop drumming up unnecessary drama — though I’m inclined to think she should’ve stayed off Twitter to begin with and focus on bonding with her newborn baby instead of Tweefing. The best comeback she had for K.’s comment was:

Lil KimWe’re going to assume no one ever actually picked up the phone. What do you think about Lil Kim and K. Michelle beefing?

 

 

 

“They Make It Seem Like There Can Only Be One”: Remy Ma On Why Today’s Female MCs Can’t Seem To Get Along

August 6th, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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With Lil Kim coming out of maternity leave to drop a “Flawless Remix” remix and her new song, “Identity Theft,” both aimed at former arch nemesis Nicki Minaj, Nicki’s perceived issues with Iggy Azalea, and Azealia Banks’ issues with damn near everybody, it’s clear that the sisterhood in hip-hop is not as strong as it could be. Talented folks who could actually put out some great music together have instead resorted to taking subliminal shots in interviews or they just get froggy on social media and on wax. One person who can explain what all the animosity is about between women in hip-hop is Remy Ma. In a new interview with Hot 97, the newly released rapper said that people let other individuals get into their ear and make them think that there can only be one diva on top of the rap game.

“What I think happens with females in this game, they tend to allow other people to pit us against each other. I’ve said this before. They make it seem like there can only be one female. It can be a thousand guys that’s putting out music and rapping and doing what they do, but when it comes to females in this hip-hop business, they make it seem like it can only be one, and if there’s more than one then, ‘Alright, y’all better be at each other’s throats every chance that you get.’ And anytime you say one of those things, they be like, ‘Oh yeah! She has to be talking about this person when she said that!’ And I just feel like it got really crazy. I wouldn’t tolerate it, me personally. But some people are easily led astray. If you have enough people like, ‘She’s coming at you! She’s getting at you! You gotta say something!’ Or, ‘You tryna get on, ma! You gotta diss her to get on ’cause she’s who’s winning right now.’ Like, that’s not what it’s about. I’m around all day. I don’t have to go at somebody else for Rem to do her.”

Remy (aka, Reminisce Smith) has already said that she would love to do a track with Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea, and if possible, all three women all on one song doing their thing. But do you see that happening anytime soon?

Let It Go: Lil Kim Releases New Mixtape Cover Featuring Nicki Minaj In A Case Of “Identity Theft”

August 6th, 2014 - By Veronica Wells
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 Lil Kim Releases New Mixtape Cover Featuring Nicki Minaj In A Case Of Identity Theft

 

Lil Kim’s crusade against Nicki Minaj continues. After releasing that remix to the “Flawless Remix,” (and promptly being clowned on Twitter), the Queen Bee is back with yet another stab at Nicki Minaj.

She has a new single called “Identity Theft.” And while the song itself is not bad at all–with the exception of that hook, sung off key–it’s the cover art that has got people talking.

It features Lil Kim’s driver’s license, with her real address and information, but in the place where her picture should be, there is Nicki, in a green wig, lips pouted mischievously.

Lil Kim recently posted the picture on Twitter along with a link to the single and captioned it.

“Be careful what U wish for…#HardCoreMixtapeUpNext #TheQueenIsBack #QueenBee”

You can take a listen to the track in the video below.

What’s so sad is that while this song certainly shows that Lil Kim still has something to offer the game, it’s a shame that whenever her name is mentioned it’s attached to Nicki Minaj’s. But Nicki has learned, you notice she doesn’t even speak Lil Kim’s name anymore. We’re hoping for once that Lil Kim takes a page from her adversary’s book because this is starting to get pathetic.

Twitter Reacts To Lil’ Kim’s ‘Flawless’ Remix

August 5th, 2014 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Source: WENN

Earlier this week, we discussed Nicki Minaj collaborating with Beyoncé for the “Flawless” remix. While Nicki continues to celebrate the success of the track, her rival Lil’ Kim is pushing her own remix of the song, or as Luvvie so eloquently put it, Lil’ Kim RSVP’d to the ‘Flawless’ remix party she wasn’t invited to. Unsurprisingly, Kim took jabs at Nicki in the song.

“Am I trippin’ or did this h- just say my name? / Queen of rap, f— outta here / Queen’s back, f— outta here / Time to get this rap bitch up outta here,” the new mom raps.

“I just had a baby about a week ago / These b—–s got me on my booty, yo,” she raps, adding, “I ain’t even stuntin’ on the b—h / Damn, it’s shame, I gave you the rope, bitch, I want you to hang.”

If Kim was looking for attention when she decided to put the remix together, she definitely got it. She’s currently trending on Twitter, but not for the reason she may have been hoping for.

Check out Kim’s remix below. Thoughts?

Twitter reacts to Lil' Kim's 'Flawless' remix, but not in the way that she may have been hoping for.

Take Them To The Big Screen: 10 Black Women Who Deserve A Biopic

August 4th, 2014 - By Charing Ball
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I’m going to be straight up and ask an honest question here: Where are all the good biography films pictures on black women?

I’m not trying to start nothing – actually I’m okay and cool with starting stuff – but I have to say I’m not really impressed with the selection of biopics lately. The TLC, while full of gossipy tidbits, was ultimately a huge dud. So was the Winnie Mandela biopic entitled Winnie (which is available on Netflix but I would skip it). And excuse me for being presumptuous but I don’t have high hopes for either of the proposed Aaliyah projects. And I certainly won’t be supporting the Zoe Saldana/Nina Simone travesty, if ever that sees the light of day.

Perhaps it is the subject or the productions themselves, but Hollywood (inclusive of Black Hollywood too) really doesn’t attempt to immortalize Black women as it does Black men. This is particularly true of the big screen productions. In fact, it seems the majority of biopics on Black women are actually made for television, and by default, have all the cheese and camp of a film made for television.

As such, I have created a list of ten women, who would make awesome subjects for a well-produced and funded film production. Also so Hollywood doesn’t go casting Madonna as Rosa Parks, I’ll also include a list of women, who I believe would good fits for the roles.

Is Charli Baltimore Still Beefing With Lil Kim?

July 24th, 2014 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Source: WENN

During his short life, Biggie managed to have three relationships that seemed to unfold in the public eye. There was his thing with Charli Baltimore, his Bonnie and Clyde-esque relationship with Lil’ Kim and his marriage to Faith Evans. Naturally, there were rumors of beef between the ladies, especially since some of the relationships overlapped. But Charli says that she’s leaving the past in the past. especially when it comes to her feud with Lil’ Kim.

“As far as I’m concerned it’s a thing of the past,” the rapper told The Jasmine Brand. “I don’t have beef with anybody especially if I’m not paying any attention, ya know.”

Interestingly, she says she didn’t have much of an issue with Faith Evans. Actually, she appears to be quite fond of her.

“She’s a sweetheart,” Charli said of Faith. “We never had any beef it’s just that people misconstrue things and make things that they want to make but she’s an absolute sweetheart.”

As you may recall, around the time of the release of Biggie’s biopic, Charli spoke out against Lil’ Kim and insisted that she was never an actual girlfriend of B.I.G.

“Lil’ Kim made it seem like she had a relationship with B.I.G. that they really didn’t have,” Charli said during an interview with Yo! Raps. “Kim goes out of her way to say she was B.I.G.’s girl. No, Kim wasn’t his girl! Straight up! She wasn’t! She benefited from the situation because she became Lil’ Kim. She has a career and she’s grateful to a n—a for helping her in that aspect, but she was never his girl.”

It’s about time that they put this throwback beef to rest.

 

“#SnapBackQueens”: Lil Kim Steps Out For The First Time Since Giving Birth To Celebrate Her 40th Birthday

July 14th, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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Lil' Kim opens up about surprise pregnancy to Billboard.com.

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After showing off baby Royal Reign’s face for the first time late last week, Lil’ Kim is now stepping out and showing her face in public for the first time since giving birth on June 9. Her 40th birthday was on Friday and she celebrated with her girlfriends, Yandy Smith and Kimbella Vanderhee (of Love and Hip Hop NY fame). The ladies hit up Beyoncé and Jay Z’s “On The Run” tour stop at the Met Life stadium in New Jersey on Saturday. She partied it up with her “boos”/”sisters for life” who lauded her how great her body looked a month after bringing Royal into the world (“#KimGotThatKillerSnapBack“). Especially Kimbella:

Last night #OTR concert with my sisters @yandysmith& @lilkimthequeenbee celebrating her birthday looking spectacular after just giving birth!! We had a blast last night! Jay & Bey did that!! #SnapBackQueens

She does look good!

She also posed it up with fans:

 

 

And in case you missed it, Kim’s man, Mr. Papers, also shared an adorable image of Royal on Instagram late last week, telling followers “Everybody say hi to my beautiful a** daughter miss Royal… #LilPapers my lil scooby snack ..

Kim called little Royal her “greatest gift” and it’s clear that mom and pop are head-over-heels for their baby girl. Glad to see Kim so happy, and she’s looking good!