Legendary rapper and Brooklyn, New York native Lil Kim is taking her talents to the world of literature as she is set to release a memoir titled after her iconic alias The Queen Bee!
The book will be written by Lil Kim alongside Kathy Iandoli to be published by Hachette and released on November 2nd, 2021, reports Vulture.
“I’m excited to finally get to tell my story after all this time,” says Lil Kim to People.
“Many people have thought they knew the story of Lil’ Kim, but they have no idea.”
The memoir will provide insight into the beloved rapper’s early life growing up in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, beginning stages of her career, rise to success and overall challenges.
“Lil’ Kim not only blazed trails for women in hip-hop, but also inspired the careers of those who followed,” reads an excerpt from the book’s press release.
“However, life at the top hasn’t been easy, either. Lil’ Kim also talks about the hiddden moments of her reign: her complicated high-profile relationships, the misogynistic industry she fought to change through sex positivity, the challenging double standards of self-image and beauty in the spotlight, and the momentous act of loyalty that ultimately landed her in prison.”