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Lil Kim to Receive I Am Hip Hop Honor at BET Hip Hop Awards 2019

Lil Kim will finally be honored for her role in rap with BET's I Am Hip Hop Award.

Nominees Revealed for the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards

Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Travis Scott and J. Cole lead the nominations for the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards, which premiere October 8 at 8/7c.

Over Twenty years ago, Lil Kim changed the game with her debut album, Hard Core. Now she reflects on the project that made her a superstar.

Lil Kim lives up to everything that the word “hard core” stands for, including the sexually explicit nature, which is why the word was a fitting choice to title her debut album, Hard Core

Coming up under the tutelage of The Notorious B.I.G., Kim reminded everyone it was ladies night, every night. She took sex talk to a new level on the Jay Z-assisted banger “Big Momma Thang” (“I used to be scared of the dick, now I throw lips to the shit/Handle it like a real bitch”), took famous dudes to bed on “Dreams” (“Babyface can pay the rent and cook me five meals/But momma got the whip appeal”) and warned that she shouldn’t be messed with on “Fuck You” (“Ain’t scared to bust my pistol, sippin’ hard on Cristal”). Remember, she had no time for fake ones.

BET decides to honor Lil Kim with the I Am Hip Hop Award at its annual BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday October 5

Missy Elliott shows her support for Lil Kim on her BET's Honoree "I Am Hip Hop Award"


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