After years of wondering why she never received an award from BET, 'Lil Kim finally got one of the network award show's highest honors, the "I Am Hip Hop" award. The rapper received the long-awaited award Tuesday at the 2019 Hip Hop Awards show.
'Lil Kim is definitely an icon and trendsetter when it comes to the Hip Hop culture. She's been rapping since the 90s, dropping her debut album Hard Core in 1996. The Grammy award winner has teamed up with Notorious B.I.G., Junior M.A.F.I.A. and pop artists throughout her career. She's been called a fashion icon and one of the most influential rappers of all time.
At the BET Hip Hop Awards 'Lil Kim gave the audience a mini concert of some of her biggest hits and collabos. The I Am Hip Hop award is well-deserved for the 45-year old mother who continues to get audiences on their feet.