22 Years Later, Everyone Is Still Copying Lil' Kim's 'Hard Core' Style
Since the release of her debut album, Lil’ Kim has been a lyrical, stylistic, and cultural trailblazer—and her influence remains clear today.
Kim Kardashian West's Party Prep Playlist Is... Actually Good?
Cher, Lil' Kim, SZA, and of course, Kanye all appear on her new Spotify playlist.
Lil’ Kim’s "Took Us a Break" Video Is Hard as Nails
Time for another round of Lil' Kim season.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Kelela Channels 90's Lil' Kim in Her Video for "LMK"
It's a new clip to accompany the single she released last week.
Remix Report Card
Thank Kendrick and Missy Elliott for Keeping the Summer Event Remix Alive
Plus, Gucci Mane runs the remix circuit and Young Thug cosigns Sahbabii in this edition of the Remix Report Card.
20 Years Ago Lil' Kim's "All About the Benjamins" Verse Took Over the Summer
Biggie was the star attraction, but Lil' Kim stole the show.
Lil Kim, Eve, and Trina Unite on Missy Elliott's "I'm Better" Remix
I hope you're sitting comfortably.
Slot-A Selects Songs for Your Next "Hammock and Subwoofer" Beach Party
The Last Record: the Chicago-based DJ and producer picked tunes from Cazal Organism, Lido, Stro Elliot, and 14KT.
Desus & Mero
Cipha Sounds Tells Desus and Mero How He Went from 'Chapelle's Show' to Tidal
The DJ stopped by the late-night show to talk about hanging with Jay Z, leaving Jersey, and becoming a comedian.
The Bad Boy Documentary Isn’t a Puff Piece (Although It Is a Puff Daddy Piece)
We talked to director Daniel Kaufman about the film that chronicles the rise of the Bad Boy empire.
How Black Female MCs Changed the Conversation Through Hip-Hop
Lady B, Salt-N-Pepa, Missy, Lauryn Hill, Foxy Brown, Lil' Kim, and Nicki Minaj—it's time we recognized all of their contributions to feminism.
We Spoke With Author Alana Massey About What Lil’ Kim and Anjelica Huston Have in Common
In her debut book of essays, 'All the Lives I Want,' Massey weaves her own history with the lives of many women, fictional and real, forming a unique cultural critique.