Happy Birthday, Lil’ Kim! Um, How Old Are You Turning?

We’re celebrating the birthday of the original Queen B, Lil’ Kim. Kim has been in the game for nearly 20 years, attacking the mic unlike many female MCs before her. But even though we’ve been pumping her tracks since the Junior M.A.F.I.A. days, we still didn’t know her exact age — until now.

Various sources have Kim’s birth year as either 1974 or 1975, but the Federal Bureau of Prisons has her listed as a ’74 baby who’s turning 39 this year. See the screenshot below of the FBP’s page, accessed today.

So to mark the day, check out our gallery featuring 39 of Kim’s outrageous looks.

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