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Vogue’s editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley called her the Black Madonna.
But on closer inspection her modified appearance seemed an attempt to subvert deep-seated feelings of inadequacy: it had been blonde, blue-eyed girls who had ridiculed Kim when she was a child.
Since regaining her freedom, Kim has continued to be active musically — and also as a reality-TV star — and in June 2014 became a mother to a daughter, Royal Reign, whose father is the Honduras-born rapper Mr. Her parents, Ruby Mae Jones and Linwood Jones, both hailed from Trinidad. As a child, Kim was sent to a well-regarded Catholic school — Queen of All Saints in Brooklyn — in an attempt to provide a stable learning environment.
Despite never being officially released as a single, it held the No. The following year it won a Grammy award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals — firmly establishing Kim as one of the most sought-after rappers of the early 21st century. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart in March 2003, Lil' Kim’s third album, , featured collaborations with Missy Elliott and 50 Cent — with Timbaland and Kanye West among the producers.She was discovered by Christopher Wallace, aka the Notorious B. G., who turned her into a star and became her lover before he was murdered in 1997 — a crime that has never been solved.Kim was devastated by Wallace’s death, but eventually continued to forge a successful career.They continued to sleep together during Wallace’s marriage to the R&B singer Faith Evans.On March 9, 1997, Wallace was shot and killed in Los Angeles; Kim was preparing for a show in New York City at the time.
She had jobs working in department stores (following in the footsteps of her mom, who worked at Macy’s), and ran errands for drug dealers.