The Queen Bee, Then & Now: Lil Kim’s Epic Transformation was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. Kimberly Denise Jones, aka Lil’ Kim

Kimberly Denise Jones, aka Lil’ Kim

2. When Biggie got his break, he helped Junior M.A.F.I.A., which included Lil’ Kim, get theirs.

When Biggie got his break, he helped Junior M.A.F.I.A., which included Lil’ Kim, get theirs.

3. 1997 – Recorded the single “Queen Bee” featuring the late Aaliyah.

1997 – Recorded the single “Queen Bee” featuring the late Aaliyah.

4. 1997 – Kim and Ma$e recorded the single “Will They Die 4 You.”

1997 – Kim and Ma$e recorded the single “Will They Die 4 You.”

5. One of the saddest days in hip-hop: Christopher Wallace’s, aka The Notorious B.I.G, funeral with Mary J. Blige in 1997.

One of the saddest days in hip-hop: Christopher Wallace’s, aka The Notorious B.I.G, funeral with Mary J. Blige in 1997.

6. 1999 MTV Music Video Awards

1999 MTV Music Video Awards

7. 2001 VMA After Party

2001 VMA After Party

8. Lil’ Kim The Friend: firm supporter of her BFFs.

Lil’ Kim The Friend: firm supporter of her BFFs.

9. Christmas 2012

Christmas 2012

10. So much Love In Hip Hop!!! Muahhhh!!! @whoisariane @mimifaust :) :) – With the cast of Love & Hip-Hop 2013

So much Love In Hip Hop!!! Muahhhh!!! @whoisariane @mimifaust :) :) – With the cast of Love & Hip-Hop 2013

11. Lil’ Kim Queen of Rap 2013

Lil’ Kim Queen of Rap 2013

12. Lil’ Kim 2013

Lil’ Kim 2013

13. Lil’ Kim 2014

Lil’ Kim 2014

14. Lil’ Kim in 2014 showing support to friend Floyd Mayweather.

Lil’ Kim in 2014 showing support to friend Floyd Mayweather.

15. B.E.T Awards 2014

B.E.T Awards 2014

16. Soul Train Awards with Mona Scott Young – 2014

Soul Train Awards with Mona Scott Young – 2014

17. 2015 Dancing With The Stars #DWTS10

2015 Dancing With The Stars #DWTS10

18. Lil Kim at Elton John’s AIDS Foundation in 2015.

Lil Kim at Elton John’s AIDS Foundation in 2015.
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