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Lil Mama Biography
Lil Mama born as Niatia Jessica Kirkland is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York. A rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer and actress, Lil Mama was also a talent show judge for seven seasons on America’s Best Dance Crew.
She experienced Billboard placement with the release of her debut album, VYP (Voice of the Young People), which spawned the hit single “Lip Gloss”. She was also cast for the role of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, in the VH1 biographical film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which aired in October 2013. Lil Mama has sold over 1 million records worldwide.
Lil Mama Age | How Old Is Lil Mama
Mama was born on October 4, 1989 in Harlem. She is 30 years old as of 2019.
Lil Mama Meaning
Being the eldest daughter of eight children, she acquired her nickname “lil mama”.
Lil Mama Height
Mama stands at a height of 1.6 m.
Lil Mama Family | Lil Mama Siblings
Lil Mama was born Niatia Jessica Kirkland in Harlem, on October 4, 1989 in. She was raised in Brooklyn, New York.Lil Mama is a daughter to Tara Kirkland and Allen Brunner.
Her parents are from East New York, Brooklyn, and at the time of her birth, they lived together in the Bronx. Mama faced personal and financial struggles at an early age. Her Mother Tara Kirkland was a talented singer and her Father Allen Brunner was a muscian. Her mother Tara, died on December 15, 2007 following a four-year battle with breast cancer.
Mama is the third child and eldest daughter of eight children. Being the eldest daughter of eight children, she acquired her nickname “lil mama”.
Lil Mama Mother
Her mother, Tara Kirkland, died on December 15, 2007, following a four-year battle with breast cancer. Lil’s music video for “Shawty Get Loose” was dedicated in her memory; the single won her a Teen Choice Award. The song also happened to be featured in the intro and closing of her music video for her hit single “Lip Gloss”. Lil had taken over guardianship over her younger siblings along with the help of her family and older brothers. She spoke about this at the MTV red carpet. She stated she and her mother had a close relationship and her mother relied on her for the help in raising her younger siblings.
Lil Mama Boyfriend
There were rumor that Lil Mama was dating after she posted a picture on her Instagram account along with Tristan Mack Wilds on it. The Instagram post was shared on 2nd January 2017 and went on to gain much hype when the public began assuming that Lil Mama and Mack were dating.
She seemed to get pissed by the fallacious rumors thus she went on to delete the post. Mack Wilds also got irritated by the rumor but himself wanted the rumors to stop. He took to twitter to share what he felt was right.
In his twitter post, Tristan Mack Wilds went on to write that although he is flattered when people assume that he is dating “every time a picture” of him with an “amazing woman surfaces”, it just is “not the case”.
Mack clearly indicated that he is not in a relationship with Lil Mama and that just because they are close does not mean that they are dating. He furthermore went on to add in a second tweet, “our generation corny as fuck” regarding the crazy Lil Mama dating rumor.
Lil Mama Movie
- When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story 2017
- 48 Hours to Live 2016
- CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story 2013
Lil Mama Songs
- Shawty Get Loose
- Block Party
- G Slide (Tour Bus)
- What It Is (Strike a Pose)
- Pull Up to tha Bumper
- Sucka Fa Hoes
- Ball Player / Mac Mall
- Truly in Love
- Lip Gloss
- Cut Em Off
- Keep on Pimpin’ f
- Dance Flo
- Baby, Baby
- Just Fine
- What You Lookin’ At?
- Lie’s War
Merry Christmas Lil Mama
Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama is a collaborative Christmas mixtape by R&B singer Jeremih and hip hop recording artist Chance the Rapper. It is the fourth mixtape by Jeremih, and the fifth mixtape by Chance the Rapper. The mixtape was self-released via SoundCloud on December 22, 2016, and features collaborations with Hannibal Buress, King Louie, Noname, Lud Foe, and Teddy Jackson. The mixtape is dedicated to the city of Chicago.
The mixtape was reissued on December 19, 2017 as a double-disc mixtape titled Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama Re-Wrapped. The mixtape contained nine new songs and a piano remix of “Stranger At The Table”.
Lil Mama Movie
She appeared on T.V. One’s morning talk show Sister Circle on October 4, 2018 to discuss her latest single Shoe Game, and her being cast on Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. At the show she stated that she will be joining the cast as a regular due to her move to Atlanta to work on her upcoming album that Bow Wow (rapper) will be assisting to co-produce and allow the show to document her journey as well as her experiences. There she also got to discuss her acting career, as well as her taking vocal lessons from R&B Singer Kelly Price, her singing will debut on the intended album.
Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta premiered for the continuation of its second season on October 18, 2018. Lil made her debut on the first episode alongside Kiyomi Leslie and Masika Kalysha as replacement for cast members who quit. She stars alongside with her mentor and new manager MC Lyte. Lil made her debut appearance on the CW’s All American (TV series) in its fifth episode on November 14, 2018. She introduced her character: An upcoming Hip Hop artist Chynna Q. The girlfriend of one the protagonists of father; a wealthy and successful Mogul who is promoting her career. On June 13, 2019, Lil Mama was starred in the movie All In, alongside Traci Braxton.
Lil Mama Net Worth
Mama is an American hip-hop recording artist who has a net worth of $6 million dollars.
Lil Mama Rapper
In 2006 Mama signed a recording contract with Jive Records. She was featured in Dr. Luke’s remix of Avril Lavigne’s song, “Girlfriend”in 2007. Her first studio album VYP (Voice of the Young People) was released in late April 2008. The album spawned four singles: “Lip Gloss”, “G-Slide (Tour Bus)”, “Shawty Get Loose” and “What It Is (Strike a Pose)”. The album sold 19,000 copies in the first week, debuting at number 25 on the Billboard 200. Lil Mama served as a judge on the competitive dance contest television series America’s Best Dance Crew. She joined the judges’s team in 2008 at the age of nineteen.
From the time of the release of her first album, Lil Mama has been in the studio working on new music. She released the singles “Dough Boy” featuring Mishon, “On & On & On”, and “NYNYLALA” featuring Snoop Dogg. She has since released two singles entitled “Scrawberry” and “Hustler Girl” featuring Clyde McKnight. She announced the title of her proposed new album as Voice Of The Young People: I Am That, although this has not been released.
At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Lil Mama came onstage while Jay-Z and Alicia Keys performed “Empire State of Mind”. While Jay-Z was ending his final verse, Lil Mama left her seat in the audience, got onto the stage, and started bobbing her head to the beat. Jay-Z was surprised but continued to perform.
Right before this moment, Beyonce had even tried to hold her from going up. Jay-Z patted Lil Mama on the leg to fall back, jokingly telling her, “you T-Paining now,” a reference to a similar incident two months earlier when T-Pain jumped onstage with Jay-Z at Summer Jam during his performance of “D.O.A.”.
At the end of the performance, Lil Mama came to foreground and posed alongside Jay-Z and Keys. She later clarified that she “would never … try to disrespect Jay-Z or take a moment that someone has created it and try to relive it. I’m too original for that and I respect him too much for that.” In October 2009, she appeared in cycle 13 of America’s Next Top Model with Benny Ninja.
On October 7, 2012, RCA Music Group announced it was disbanding J Records along with Arista Records and Jive Records. With the shutdown, Lil Mama (and all other artists previously signed to these three labels) would release future material on the RCA Records brand. However Lil Mama had left Jive Records before the transition to RCA, she stated in an interview that she was not in the right space to make music and decided to take a hiatus.
Voice Of The Young People: I Am That, a proposed album would have had guest appearances including Soulja Boy, Khalil, Angel Haze, LoLa Monroe, Teyana Taylor, Trina, Keke Palmer, Nas, Chris Brown among others. Unfortunately due to her leaving Jive, the Album never saw a release and instead she released few singles recorded with Zomba Records directly online for her fans. The other songs with the featured artist were never recorded and were disbanded. This made Lil Mama an independent artist.
Lil Mama Lip Gloss
Lil released”Lip Gloss” a debut single hip hop recording on June 19, 2007. It was the lead single from her debut album VYP: Voice of the Young People.
On the weekend ending June 9 2007, the song debuted on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at number ninety-five. The next week it fell off, but because of its release to iTunes, it re-entered at number twelve in the week ending June 23 2007, eventually peaking at number 10. The song samples “Roxanne’s Revenge” by Roxanne Shante. The song was certified gold by the RIAA on February 13, 2008.
Lil MaMa Bow Wow
Bow Wow (rapper) set Lil Mama on blind date with his friend BT, a radio personality, in December, 2018, and caused controversy by allegedly saying that “Y’all going to be F**king in a week”. This was aired on their show Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, and Lil Mama posted on Instagram to address the episode, calling out Bow and his girlfriend.
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Mama in October 2013, she starred as Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes in the VH1 TLC biographical film CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which aired on October 21, 2013, alongside Keke Palmer and Drew Sidora, who played Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, respectively.
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