Barker, Andrew
October 2007
Daily Variety;10/5/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 5, pA45
Trade Publication
The article profiles Lil' Mama, an 18-year-old rapper. She was born Niatia Kirkland in Brooklyn, New York. Her interest in music was influenced by her musician father. The success of her debut single "Lip Gloss" attracted the attention and support of Jive Records. This led to her single reaching the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 and earning her a VMA nomination for "Monster Single of the Year."


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