Lil' Kim is an American rapper. During the early years of her career, she had a relationship with The Notorious B.I.G., who helped to start her off as a credible rapper when she became a member of Junior M.A.F.I.A. as well as through the release of the singles "Get Money" and "Player's Anthem".
She also collaborated with Aaliyah. After her death, she described the crash as devastating and said she could never find anything bad about Aaliyah. She attended Aaliyah's funeral on August 31, 2001. She was among several celebrities to attend.
She was a critic of the Notorious biopic, depicting the life of The Notorious B.I.G. and having her portrayed by Naturi Naughton. Lil' Kim voiced disapproval of Naughton's portraying her and outright said she was the worst choice to play her.
Lil' Kim announced her pregnancy in February 2014. She gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Royal Reign, in June 2014.