Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York), better known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American Grammy award winning rapper. She is one of the two highest selling female hip hop artists ever (the other being Missy Elliott). She is the first female rapper to have a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart as a lead artist, this was a huge accomplishment for Kim and female rap. She has seven number one hit singles to date. Her first three albums were highly commercial success with platinum sales. All of her albums have debuted in the top ten and her 2005 album (The Naked Truth) was awarded the prestigious 5 mics award from The Source. At current, Kim is the only female rapper to hold such a feature. Her many years in hip hop have helped to pave the way for many new and current female MC's. Her provocative style and raunchy lyrics have spawned a ton of emulators who are eager to imitate Kim's libidinous style.
At the age of nine, her parents separated,...
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Nora's Hair Salon is a 2004 independent comedy-drama film, written by Chanel Capra and Jean-Claude La Marre, and directed by Jerry LaMothe. This film stars Jenifer Lewis, Tamala Jones, and Tatyana Ali.Nora (Jenifer Lewis) is an African-American businesswoman who owns a hair salon in Los Angeles, California. She keeps watch over her employees, friends, relatives, and regular customers. Lilleana (Tatyana Ali) is a new employee at the salon, and she's also in an abusive relationship with her friend-who-wants-more Bennie (Bobby Brown). Chloe (Tamala Jones) is a hair stylist who has aspirations of a career in show business. Ming (Lucille Soong) does manicures and has problems with her temper, and loves offering her opinions. And Devin (Jean-Claude LaMarre) is a gay man who is uncertain about his relationship with Delicious (Donn Swaby).There is much debated controversy over this film on racial issues. Most cases have been closed up and details have been hidden....,
Juwanna Mann is a 2002 comedy movie directed by Jesse Vaughan. The movie stars Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Vivica A. Fox, Kevin Pollak, Tommy Davidson, Lil' Kim, and Ginuwine. The movie is written by Bradley Allenstein and produced by Bill Gerber. The movie opened in theaters on June 21, 2002.The movie was filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina, at the Charlotte Coliseum and the Independence Arena. The movie's soundtrack features music by Diana Ross, James Brown, Mystikal, Ginuwine, and Stevie Wonder.Many have regarded the film as being an African American version of Tootsie with a sports twist.Juwanna Mann follows the story of Jamal Jeffries, the reigning 'bad boy' of basketball, whose undisciplined on-and-off-court antics have him indefinitely suspended from the league, without any prospects. Financially in trouble and untrained in anything but basketball, Jamal comes up with an outrageous plan that just might work: dress up like a woman and try out for the WUBA, the woman's basketball league...
Zoolander is a 2001 comedy film based on a pair of short films directed by Ben Stiller and written by Drake Sather and Ben Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television show in 1996 and 1997. The short films and the movie feature Derek Zoolander, a dimwitted male model. The title role is played by Ben Stiller, and in the feature film (which Stiller directed), Zoolander's agent, Maury Ballstein, is played by Jerry Stiller.
In Zoolander, the supremacy of Derek Zoolander as the world's top male model is challenged by the up-and-coming Hansel (Owen Wilson), an acid-tripping, Great Spirit-worshiping throwback to the '60s. Derek is publicly embarrassed at the VH1 Fashion Awards when he tries to accept an award given to his erstwhile rival. Thereafter, Derek is the subject of a Time Magazine cover and article mocking his and other models' lack of intelligence. After Derek's roommates — fellow male models — are killed in a freak gasoline-fight accident, Derek announces his retirement...,
She's All That is a 1999 romantic comedy film, directed by Robert Iscove, and is a modern remake of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion (which was also the basis for the musical comedy My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison).Zach Siler (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) is a popular football player and Class President of his high school. On the day back from Spring Break, his popular girlfriend, Taylor, dumps him. Zach alleges that Taylor is replaceable. That's when Zach's best friend, Dean, says it's impossible. They make a bet on whether or not Zach can turn any girl into prom queen within six weeks. While walking around the school, Dean picks out Laney Boggs (Rachael Leigh Cook) as his choice for Zach to turn into prom queen.Zach embarks on a mission to turn Laney from a geek into a prom queen. The first time Zach tries to approach Laney, she leaves him feeling weird. Zach constantly tries as Laney is forced by peers and embarrassment to hang out with Zach. The film's signature scene...,
Lil' Kim was born