The music video for The Naked Truth first single, "Lighters Up", was number one on BET's 106 & Park for two weeks. The song was available for free from her official website."Lighters Up" was a Top Ten hit on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The Dance Remixes, her first compilation album was released on June 6, 2006.She served the entirety of her sentence at the Federal Detention Center, Philadelphia in Center City, Philadelphia.
Jones provided voice-overs for her part in the storyline, where the player may fight an opponent to have Jones as their girlfriend.
In 2004, Jones recorded a cover of "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" which was used as the opening theme for Victoria Gotti's reality series Growing Up Gotti.
The Naked Truth did not sell as well as her previous works, it only managed to reach a Gold certification by RIAA. The second single, "Whoa" was released on February 17, 2006. The show became the highest rated premiere in BET history, averaging 1.9 million viewers.
She said that her prison sentence left her with no time to promote the project. In May 2006, Debbie Harry released a song in tribute to Jones called "Dirty and Deep" in protest of her conviction.
Jones released her fourth album, The Naked Truth, on September 27, 2005, while serving a federal prison sentence.
It earned her a 5 mic rating from The Source, making her the only female rapper to ever receive a 5 mic rating. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 109,000 copies in its first week of release, giving Jones her third Top 10 debut on the chart. On March 9, 2006, BET premiered the show Lil' Kim: Countdown to Lockdown, which was filmed before Jones headed to prison.
The song never had a commercial release or a music video, but was successful due to high radio airplay, peaking at number 1 on Billboards Airplay chart.
A third US only single, "Thug Luv", featuring Twista, was released in the last quarter of 2003 at peaked at number 60 on Billboards Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
known by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress. got her music career start in 1995 with his group Junior M. 1 rap hits: "No Time", "Not Tonight (Ladies Night remix)", and "Crush on You", a record for a female rapper. During her incarceration, her fourth album The Naked Truth was released and received critical acclaim from critics including five mics rating by The Source making her the first and only female rapper to achieve it. by Allmusic and "one of hip-hop's greatest MCs" in the book There's a God on the Mic. Many of her friends also went there and she would often skip school to hang out with them. Three hit singles came from Conspiracy: "Player's Anthem" (peaked at No. The second single, "Kimnotyze", was released as the lead single of record producer DJ Tomekk's compilation album Beat Of Life, Vol 1.
She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, living much of her adolescent life on the streets after being expelled from home. She returned to the public eye in 2009 with an appearance on Dancing with the Stars. Aside from music, Jones is also known for her risk-taking and luxurious approach to fashion that inspired many artists in which she has been often referred as a fashion icon and one of the most influential rappers of all time by various media and critics. Since her school work wasn't being completed, the decision was made for her to transfer to Brooklyn College Academy to finish her remaining year and half of school. 7 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and No. It was released in Switzerland, Austria and Germany only.
A., Jones began a solo career by making guest performances on R&B albums and recording her debut album, Hard Core, which was released in November 1996. 11 on the Billboard 200, the highest debut for a female rap album at that time, A remix of the album's track "Not Tonight" saw Jones team up with Missy Elliott, Angie Martinez, Da Brat and Left Eye of TLC. Delores Tucker criticized the label "for producing this filth," referring to perceived graphic sexual content in Jones' lyrics, and labeling them "gangsta porno rap".