Lil' Kim is not ready to give up her throne. The rapper, real name Kimberly Denise Jones, takes a stab at reigning rap queen Nicki Minaj in the lyrics for her new track “Identity Theft,” which was released Wednesday. “Anything you tryna do, I done did it,” she raps during the track, and then adds, “I gave birth to your style.”
As if to make sure no one mistook her target, Kim, 40, posted a picture to Instagram of a driver's license with all of her own information, including her birthday, but instead Minaj’s face was placed in the picture.
The Instagram image, whose caption reads, “Be careful what you wish for...,” garnered nearly 10,000 likes from Lil' Kim’s 479,000 followers. But few of those who commented sided with the "Jump Off” star.
“There's only queen Bee and that Beyoncé,” one user wrote. “There's only one queen of rap and that's Nicki Minaj.”
Minaj, who just released her much-buzzed-about track “Anaconda,” has yet to respond to the Queen Bee, even though it’s Lil' Kim’s second verbal assault towards the “Pills N Potions” MC this week.
The Queen Bee took her first jab at Minaj with her verse on a remix to Beyoncé’s “Flawless” on Monday. “Am I trippin’ or did this ho just say my name?/ Queen of rap, f–k outta here, Queen’s back, f–k outta here/ Time to get this rap bitch up outta here.”
What made Lil' Kim so mad? It could be that Minaj’s cover art for “Anaconda” features the rapper squatting in a G-string, which is reminiscent of Kim’s promo for her 1997 debut, “Hardcore.”
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