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She contributed to helping her mother financially by taking up small jobs such as baking.
Growing up, Kirkland witnessed many hardships in her community including gang & drug violence, teen pregnancy, and domestic violence.
Niatia Jessica Kirkland (born October 4, 1989), better known by her stage name Lil Mama, is an American rapper, singer, actress, motivational speaker, and television personality from Brooklyn, New York and Harlem, New York.
She experienced top 10 Billboard placements at seventeen with her debut album VYP (Voice of the Young People) which sold 19,000 copies in its first week.
From the success of the film, Lil Mama joined TLC (group) on their tour for their last album.
She got the opportunity to perform a tribute to the late rapper at the 2013 American Music Awards performing the Grammy Award winning song "Waterfalls".
She appeared on multiple magazine covers and was back in television with Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta.
She was cast in her breakout role of the late Hip-Hop artist Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, in the VH1 biographical film Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story, which aired in October 2013 and garnered 4.5 million views in the first night.
Lil Mama continued to remain in the public eye, returning to music, making new tracks with fellow rapper MC Lyte on her single "Ball".
She made Billboard history again with her song "Sausage" at the BET Awards.
She became the Queen of Hip-Pop for mixing her rhymes with pop influences, which started after her collaboration with Avril Lavigne. E.", Mama introduced her fans to a whole new side of the darker reality that young people face.
She first introduced herself as the "Birth of Hip-Pop" at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards sporting a baby-styled look. The song was followed by a music video that incorporated the themes of the song which included teen pregnancy, drug addiction, child abandonment, domestic violence, and more.