Happy Birthday Lil' Kim! To celebrate, we're taking a look some of her most show-stopping looks over the years.
When Diana Ross shows your outfit some love. You know you have a winner. This unforgettable look was Kim's ensemble for the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards and quite possible the most talked about ensemble of the evening.
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Anything but mellow in yellow.
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Back in '99, the star rocked a fur bralette at a concert in the UK.
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The Queen Bee gave us major princess vibes in this shimmering ensemble at the 1999 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards.
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A floor length fur coat + over the knee boots + hot pants (all in pink) = just another day.
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Get into this sparkling bib necklace, lace up bustier and knee-high chained boots!
Having two pant legs is overrated! Kim proved this sentiment with her one-legged lilac silk pants and flowing mermaid hair at Interview Magizine's 30th Anniversary Presents David LaChapelle's Book Signing Party.
Kim coordinated with the red carpet in biker chic look at the 44th annual Grammy awards.
The 1998 Lady of Soul Awards wasn't ready for this! Lil' Kim's bejeweled, caged headpiece and studded dress is a look for the books.
Kim showed a little skin in this chic number while attending the opening Night of 'Gypsy Passion' Benefit Breast Cancer Alliance.
Come through Cleopatra! Kim gave us ancient Egyptian vibes at the 1997 MTV Music Video awards rocking a jeweled headpiece with a bra and skirt set to match.
Lil' Kim came into the new millennium with a bang in this fiery red hot look for the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards .
Only Lil' Kim could pull off this sparkling fringe moment, worn to the 3rd Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards.
The rapping diva dared to bare at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.
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How about this totally badass look?!
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A neutral color palette is the only safe thing about this show stopping Bad Boy Reunion Tour look!
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Queen Kim rocked skin, skin and more skin (and a touch of red) at a launch party in 2004.
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Lil' Kim rocked denim on denim at the Spike TV Video Game Awards back in 2003.
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Lil' Kim channeled her inner sexy bunny at a performance in Atlantic City in 2012.
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Our jaws are dropping at the sight of this lacey red jumpsuit!
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Kim flaunts a sequin jumpsuit with sharp shoulders, big hair and yellow sky high pimps during BET's Rip the Runway 2012.
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Too hot! The star leaves little to the imagination in this mesh number in 2013.
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Kim is white hot during the Puff Daddy and The Family Bad Boy Reunion Tour 2016.