Lil Mama

American rapper Lil Mama

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Chance the Rapper and Jeremih release 're-wrapped' edition holiday mixtape
Chicago Times - 2 months
Chance the Rapper and Jeremih have delivered a gift to music fans this holiday season — a re-wrapped edition of their 2016 mixtape, “Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama.” The free download — also streaming exclusively on Soundcloud — features nine new songs in addition to last year’s track listing, and a...
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Chance The Rapper And Jeremih Wish You A 'Merry Christmas Lil' Mama: Re-Wrapped.'
NPR - 2 months
The Chicago artists team up to release an extended version of their last holiday-themed collaborative tape, 'Merry Christmas Lil' Mama.' with 10 new songs. (Image credit: Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime)
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Men Guess What Beauty Blenders Are, And It's Comedy Gold
Huffington Post - about 1 year
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Merry Christmas! Chance the Rapper and Jeremih drop surprise holiday mixtape
LATimes - about 1 year
Just like Santa, Chance the Rapper arrived in the middle of the night with a Christmas gift. The rapper and multiple Grammy nominee teamed with fellow Chicago native and R&B singer Jeremih for a holiday-themed mixtape released in the dead of night. “Merry Christmas Lil’ Mama” features nine holiday...
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Donations Pour In For Father Of 6 Killed In San Bernardino Shooting
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Michael Raymond Wetzel was such a great dad that his best friend often joked that he was “jealous” of Wetzel’s natural parenting skills. After he was killed in Wednesday’s San Bernardino mass shooting, those closest to Wetzel, and people whom he never met, banded together to ensure that his six children continue to be taken care of in the best way possible. Wetzel, who worked as a supervising environmental health specialist, was one 14 people killed at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday when two attackers stormed the nonprofit that services people with disabilities.  When Wetzel’s wife, Renee, learned of the shooting, she immediately alerted a Facebook support group for moms to which she belongs. Celia Behar, co-founder of Lil' Mama’s, quickly sprung into action, reached out to Renee and prepared for the worst. When Behar found out that Wetzel had died, she set up a fundraiser through YouCaring, which was up and running by 8 a.m. on Thursday, Behar told The Huffingt...
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Donations Pour In For Father Of 6 Killed In San Bernardino Shooting
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Michael Raymond Wetzel was such a great dad that his best friend often joked that he was “jealous” of Wetzel’s natural parenting skills. After he was killed in Wednesday’s San Bernardino mass shooting, those closest to Wetzel, and people whom he never met, banded together to ensure that his six children continue to be taken care of in the best way possible. Wetzel, who worked as a supervising environmental health specialist, was one 14 people killed at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday when two attackers stormed the nonprofit that services people with disabilities.  When Wetzel’s wife, Renee, learned of the shooting, she immediately alerted a Facebook support group for moms to which she belongs. Celia Behar, co-founder of Lil' Mama’s, quickly sprung into action, reached out to Renee and prepared for the worst. When Behar found out that Wetzel had died, she set up a fundraiser through YouCaring, which was up and running by 8 a.m. on Thursday, Behar told The Huffingt...
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In Her Words: Lil Mama Recounts Breast Cancer Battle
Huffington Post - over 2 years
By Lil Mama As Told to Najja Parker I didn't take it seriously when my mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. She didn't look sick. She didn't act sick. She still had her energy and smile and was always loving and sensitive. Despite our financial hardships or how she felt, she made sure my seven siblings and I never missed a trip to the circus or a chance to sing and harmonize with her. My mother remained the same person in and out of her sickness. She always said she would beat it, and she did. Then, the cancer came back, and it spread throughout her body. I watched my mom go through operations on her brain. She was in pain, and she started losing her hair and dropping weight. That's when it became real to me. I never would have imagined it. I didn't see it coming to a person who was so lively. While she stayed in high spirits, I saw the change in her security. She didn't feel like herself. That was very hurtful to witness. While I was on the Up Clos...
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On the 'A' w/ Souleo: <em>Black Girls Rock!</em> and <em>Bold Soul Sisters</em> Sound Off!
Huffington Post - almost 3 years
Women's History Month drew to a close -- or should we say a crescendo -- this past week, with two special events where women were celebrated and given a platform to share their thoughts on a host of topics, including the "F" word: feminism. Kathy Sledge at Apollo Bold Soul Sisters Panel/Credit: c. bay milin At the Apollo Theater's panel discussion, Bold Soul Sisters: A Revolution of Sound and Style, moderated by music journalist and essayist Christian John Wikane, four legendary recording artists (Rochelle Fleming of First Choice, Nona Hendryx of Labelle, Ruth Pointer of The Pointer Sisters, and Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge) reflected on the cultural impact of 1970s girl groups that revolutionized the scene with their progressive style, provocative lyrics, and feminist stance. Christian John Wikane and Nona Hendryx at Apollo Bold Soul Sisters Panel Credit: c. bay milin The taping of BET's Black Girls Rock! at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center included several m...
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Lil Mama Calls Her Left Eye Gig Better Than Christmas
MTV News - about 4 years
'I was able to wear Left Eye's full costume in 'Scrubs,' ' she says of her gig in the VH1 TLC biopic. By Gil Kaufman, with reporting by James Michael Lacsina
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TLC Reunites for “Waterfalls” Performance at 2013 American Music Awards With Help of Lil Mama
US Magazine - about 4 years
Still groovin! 18 years after TLC’s “Waterfalls” made its debut and catapulted up the charts in 1995, the girl group proved they were still relevant during their surprise performance at the 2013 American Music Awards. PHOTOS: The best girl groups of all time Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas were joined on stage by Lil Mama, who took the place of the late Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes, who died tragically in a Honduran car accident in 2002. As the group took to the stage wearing ethereal white outfits, reminiscent of their days coordinating back in the ‘90s, the audience roared in response as viewers registered that the performers were about to deliver their hit single “Waterfalls.” PHOTOS: The 2013 American Music Awards red carpet In fluid choreographed movement, the singers brought pizzazz back to those who remembered TLC’s height nearly two decades ago. "Waterfalls," which was released in 1995, is best remembered for its music video, which tackled many issues ...
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Bad Hair Color Happens To Beautiful People In This Week's Best & Worst Beauty (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post - over 4 years
We may be on the fence about reuniting with hair dye after finding out how damaging it ca be, but the celebs on this week's Worst Beauty list went over the top with hair color. Jada Pinkett Smith continued her rocker mom reign with a bleached undercut 'do, and Lil Mama sported a seafoam green bob. Meanwhile, Anna Faris is still holding on to her unnatural-looking blonde hair. It's time to let go, ladies! Check out these outrageous hair colors (and less extreme shades) below and tell us what you think. BEST: Salma Hayek The 47-year-old actress, director and producer looks as though she hasn't aged since her "Desperado" days. Her caramel highlights and raisin lip gloss enhance her radiant complexion, and the shimmering gold eyeshadow makes her brown eyes pop. BEST: Michelle Trachtenberg We can't call her Harriet the Spy any longer. Trachtenberg is all grown up with sexy, side-swept curls, smoldering eye makeup and a classic nude lip. Well-placed blush draws attention to h...
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On the "A" w/Souleo: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Hopes New Documentary Series Will Change Education System
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hopes that his latest PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will not only educate the public but also lead to reform in the nation's public school system. "We need one documentary to show the whole sweep of history to make it easy for teachers to incorporate black history into the larger story of American history. It is too much work and too expensive for teachers to do it any other way," he says. The series runs for the next six weeks and aims to cover the full scope of African-American history from 1513, which marks the arrival of Juan Garrido, the first documented black person in the U.S. to the present-day historic election of President Barack Obama. Gates knows that in order for such history to be fully integrated into the nation's school systems he will need the support of politicians. "We need the Congressional Black Caucus and political leaders to press for mandating this full integration in our ...
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'CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story' Makes Primetime History
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Last night’s premiere of TLC’s highly anticipated VH1 biopic, “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” netted this year’s highest rated cable original film with approximately 4.5 million viewers tuning in, according to a press release. The prime time premiere also made VH1 history by becoming the network’s most watched original film ever. Starring Keke Palmer (as Chilli), Lil Mama (as Left Eye), and Drew Sidora (T-Boz), the Charles Stone III-directed film focused on the group’s humble beginnings in Atlanta and their meteoric rise to pop culture fame. Last week T-Boz and Chilli made a special appearance on HuffPost Live, where they opened up on preparing the girls for their respective roles in the film. “We spent so much time with the girls. We hung around them. They spent the night, you name it,” Chilli disclosed. “We did everything, because we wanted to really, almost overly prepare them for their role so that they could really deliver and they really did.” Catch a special re-airing o...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lil Mama
    TWENTIES
  • 2016
    Age 26
    On March 10, 2016, Lil Mama was arrested while driving 38 mph in a 25 mph speed zone.
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  • 2015
    Age 25
    In June 2015, Lil Mama was listed as a featured speaker at an event sponsored by BET and the Hip Hop Sisters Network.
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    In May 2015, Lil Mama released the video to her latest song, Sausage.
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  • 2014
    Age 24
    In November 2014, Lil Mama was featured in MC Lyte's first music video in years, "Ball."
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  • 2013
    Age 23
    In October 2013, Lil Mama 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.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2009
    Age 19
    In October 2009, she also appeared in cycle 13 of America's Next Top Model. with Benny Ninja.
    At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Lil Mama came onstage while Jay-Z and Alicia Keys performed "Empire State of Mind".
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    In 2009 she announced the title of her proposed new album as Voice Of The Young People: I Am That, although this has not been released.
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  • 2008
    Age 18
    She joined the judges's circle in 2008 at the age of nineteen.
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    Her first studio album VYP (Voice of the Young People) was released in late April 2008.
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  • 2007
    Age 17
    In 2007, she was featured in Dr. Luke's remix of Avril Lavigne's song, "Girlfriend".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1989
    Born
    Lil Mama was born Niatia Jessica Kirkland in Harlem, in 1989.
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