Lil’ Kim is an American rapper and actress who rose to fame in the mid-1990s first as a member of the hip-hop group Junior M.A.F.I.A. and later as a solo artist. During the ’90s, Lil’ Kim turned the tables on male-dominated rap. Although most of her records bore a “Parental Advisory” sticker, Kim was a critical popular success, scoring number-one hits and garnering lucrative endorsement deals. Throughout her career, Lil’ Kim has sold over 15 million albums and 30 million singles worldwide and has earned many accolades for her work. In 2012, she was honorably listed on VH1’s “100 Greatest Women in Music” list at number 45, the second highest position for a solo female hip-hop artist. Today, she is the only female rapper, besides Missy Elliott, to have at least 3 certified Platinum albums so far.
Hard-hitting Bronx rapper, Remy Ma, caught the attention of rapper Big Pun in 1999, who invited her to join his crew, Terror Squad. After Big Pun’s death in 2000, Remy Ma signed to Universal Records. Her debut solo album, There’s Something about Remy: Based on a True Story, was released in 2006. She has won two Vibe awards, two Source awards, an ASCAP pop award, and a BET award for “Best Female Hip Hop”. In 2015, Remy Ma joined the cast of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: New York for its sixth season.
Cardi-B. is a VH1, MTV2, and Instagram personality who is known for comedy and uncensored conversations. Her rambunctious spirit and brave tongue garnered instant online popularity, rapidly increasing her fanbase. She has evolved into an entertainer and actress in just a short time, now appearing on VH1’s Love and Hip Hop: New York.
The LOX is a New York hip-hop group formed in 1994, composed of Sheek Louch, Styles P, and Jadakiss. The group gained national exposure in 1997 with a collaboration on Sean Combs’ single, “It’s All About the Benjamins”. Their 1998 debut album, Money, Power, and Respect was certified Platinum, and they have since appeared on a multitude of hip-hop’s biggest hits