Jones, Kimberly Denise
Born: Jul 11, 1975 AD
Currently alive, at 40 years of age.
1975 - Born on July 11th in Brooklyn, New York. American rapper.
1990 - She began her music career after meeting Biggie Smalls (also known as Notorious B.I.G.).
1995 - Smalls brought her into the rap collective Junior M.A.F.I.A., with whom she would record the popular album "Conspiracy".
1997 - Her mentor Biggie Smalls was assassinated in the culmination of a heated rivalry between hip-hop camps on the east and west coasts.
1999 - During the interim Kim managed to keep herself in the news through publicity stunts such as appearing barely-clothed in numerous magazine spreads and whipping some tit on Diana Ross and the MTV Video Music Awards audience.
- Launched her own label, Queen Bee Records, as well as launching an acting career with an appearance in the film She's All That.
2000 - Her second record, The Notorious K.I.M., lingered at the top of the R&B charts for a week and was certified platinum.
2002 - Won a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration.
2003 - Lil' Kim maintained her momentum with a contribution to the soundtrack to the film Chicago and the release of her third album La Bella Mafia, featuring the most popular single of her career the not-at-all veiled euphemism Magic Stick.
- An arrest warrant was issued after Kim missed a series of court dates concerning a marijuana possession charge.
2004 - Charges of perjury and obstruction of justice were brought against her in relation to a shooting 3 years earlier -- allegedly a result of her public feud with fellow rapper and former friend Foxy Brown.
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