Lil' Kim: 'Dancing' Queen

Lil Kim Dancing With the Stars
ESSENCE.COM May, 06, 2009

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Say what you will about Lil’ Kim, but we think she killed it during her stint on “Dancing With the Stars.” Though she was sent home this week, she’s definitely a winner in our eyes. Take a look back at her fabulous reign with partner Derek Hough.

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The Brooklyn rapper puts on her game face before her performance.

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Hough and Kim role play during their routine.

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Lil Kim and Hough give a kinetic performance worthy of praise

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Hough and Kim freestyle and bust an old-school hip-hop dance move by dropping to the floor.

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The diminutive diva and Hough are elated with their high scores.

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Queen Bee strides across the dance floor with her hot dance partner.

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Hough joked to Entertainment Weekly that he thought Lil’ Kim was going to slice him, but that eventually he fell in love with her and her natural agility.

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Hough and Kim give an intimate performance.

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The hard-core rapper shows her softer side.

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Kim and Hough keep arms distance to win the judges’ favor.

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Lil’ Kim makes dancing look so easy; here, the star glides with partner Derek.

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Kim’s radiant smile is that of a born winner.

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Lil’ Kim stays focused on maintaining her winning streak.

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The dynamic duo often won over judges and fans with their tip-top performances.

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Kim and Hough command the stage before seizing the dance floor with a sizzling routine.

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Kim shows her flexibility as she goes into a semi-split

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Queen B flanked by macho men takes center stage.

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Watching the gifted dancer, sometimes we forget that Queen Bee is the trainee.

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Kim and Hough get their groove on.

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Kim and Hough remain in sync.

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Hough and Kim are magical on the dance floor.

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