Where does Lil’ Kim’s hair end and her clothes begin in this wild outfit?
Lil’ Kim isn’t one to stick to the rules and just “blend in” when it comes to her style choices – except when that’s exactly the purpose of the outfit.
This week, the Grammy-winning rapper took instagram to start a new mid-high/mid-low mid-length hairstyle highlighted with precision by gradients of green, indigo and purple hues.
Although the hairstyle was unconventional, it blended in perfectly with her camouflage clothing and knee-length stilettos, her Dolce & Gabbana accessories and the forest green shawl she styled over her super-long locks.
The photo titled ‘GAMETIME!’ was photographed at the Barclays Center in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York, where the musician was performing.
Lil’ Kim, 47, has a long history of experimenting with fashion. In 1999, the hard core The entertainer walked the MTV Music Video Awards in one of her most iconic looks to date – an all-lavender look (wig included) that revealed one of her breasts decorated with a seashell nipple cover assorted.
“My nipples were sticking out so much on their own,” she added. She is all that actress already told PEOPLE. “The girls laughed at me and miss [Elliott] said, ‘Girl, your nipples are sticking out so much. One day you just have to go out with a nipple out.'”
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In 2020, queen bee the author also launched a collection with PrettyLittleThing, consolidating her role as a fashion influencer. “This entire collection was designed by me and I’m very proud of it,” Lil’ Kim said in a press release.
Lil’ Kim is known for shaking up the music industry as one of the first to pave the way for female rappers with her savvy, no-nonsense attitude.
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“I was this girly girl and I had this gangster around me,” the “Lady Marmalade” artist previously told PEOPLE. “I would say, ‘Okay, two of the boys are supposed to be on [“Player’s Anthem”]? I want to continue, let me write something. I would write and I would have finished my rap before them!”