Lil Mama Unsung Music Story: (Being blackballed, Beef with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, etc.)

23-Mar, 2018
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It certainly has taken awhile for me to release this. This music documentary showcases the career of Niatia "Lil Mama" Kirkland. Lil Mama is a rapper actress, writer, dancer, and singer who achieved success in music under the age of 20. She is most known for her hit song "Lip Gloss". Lil Mama has endured quite a few ups and downs in her career. She had to deal with almost being blackballed from the industry, after going on stage during Jay-Z and Alicia Keys' VMAs performance. She also had to deal with being publicly shamed by Charlamagne tha God on the Breakfast Club. She faced periods where she was taunted on social media. She overcame her obstacles and defied all odds. She is now currently concentrating on her budding acting career.
Lil Mama's "Take Me Back" album:
soundcloud.com/iamlilmama/sets/take-me-back
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Music:
Lakey Inspired
"Elevate"
"Moving On"
"Chill Day"
"Days Like These"
soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired

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  • Hey everybody, thank you for your constant support! (cyber hugs). I didn't mean for this video to be so long, but I got carried away lol. I finally got a chance to upgrade my audio. I will continue to make upgrades to give you all optimal content. Thanks again for the support and love ❤️

    EmpressiveEmpressive3 yil oldin
    • Glad that she didn’t give up.

      Jackie ScottJackie Scott2 kun oldin
    • @Hunter Marc damn! It took about 20 mins but it worked!

      Colton SebastianColton SebastianOy oldin
    • LiL-Momma is AurheNTiC and a highly certified talented artist who have proved herself skillfully and diligently concerning her artistry and creativity. And despite the scars of a few slips & falls, she's one of very few that I'll forever esteem taller than her falls. 🥳~{{{"-Na'H,DaTs daT-B😎iiEEY!!! ...Do ya' thiNG, LiL-M❤️MMa!!!"

      Eddie GurleyEddie GurleyOy oldin
    • You're aWs🔥Me!!! Keep Da' MoVeMenT GoiN' & FL🚀wiN'!!!

      Eddie GurleyEddie GurleyOy oldin
  • Alicia girl BYEEEEEEE

    Vakista GoodmanVakista Goodman49 daqiqa oldin
  • This was a great episode. I love Lil Mama more after this and would buy all her music all over again. She is indeed a Super-super Star! I would rate her a Boss. She’s one tough cookie for sure.

    taloya clearetaloya cleare8 soat oldin
  • Damn I got new love for her..respect

    Matthew SheehanMatthew SheehanKun oldin
  • She didnt even do anything for real...meh whatever ppl are petty af

    Matthew SheehanMatthew SheehanKun oldin
  • Dang, Charlamaine, or however u spell it went in on her. That was messed up! The industry did her dirty. OK, she made a mistake. Who hasn't?

    Cher0keeCher0keeKun oldin
  • Female version of Bow Wow 🧜🏾‍♀️

    mabel9701mabel97012 kun oldin
  • I came away from this video with so much more respect for Lil Mama! She is talented, gorgeous and so strong.

    G JacobsG Jacobs3 kun oldin
  • I feel like lil mama is just hyper and get excite there is ppl like that

    Triza paganTriza pagan4 kun oldin
  • I just want give her hug

    Triza paganTriza pagan4 kun oldin
  • watching this made me want cry, that evil ppl could be why are they making it big deal

    Triza paganTriza pagan4 kun oldin
  • I respect my bitch sooo much more now wooooowww that nigga told her “you got a old face” I would of VIOLATED 🤬🤬🤬how he’s not canceled idk that could’ve been in this new era & she went back yooo she strong

    Sticky MacSticky Mac4 kun oldin
  • Probably one of the best uploads I’ve watched on your channel. I can’t thank you enough for shining light on this amazing, resilient multitalented pioneer. I was in tears the whole through. I have always liked Lil Ma Ma regardless of what the media put out, but this has helped me to gain a new and profound love for her. I wish and pray nothing but the best for her in her career and personal life.

    Each one Teach oneEach one Teach one4 kun oldin
  • I can't stand Charlemagne, that "ninja" is a piece of shit. Only time I had respect for him was when he put Tomi Lauren in check. Other than that, he's a fucking low life.

    Yamabushi WarriorYamabushi Warrior4 kun oldin
  • They won't accept her apology because to them she is a lesser artist, beneath them and has the nerve to crash the show. But they could take the high road accept her and have a talk and move on. No harm was meant.

    Darryl MarableDarryl Marable6 kun oldin
  • Charlemagne need to come out dat closet. All dat make up.

    1000 Watts1000 Watts6 kun oldin
  • One of the best rappers out there... Lil Mama never give up!!!!

    LALA7 kun oldin
  • 28:44 nah what she did was WAY WORSE!

    The Ugly BeingThe Ugly Being7 kun oldin
  • The voice of what people?! THE VOICE OF YOURSELF SO STFU DELUSIONAL BITCH!

    The Ugly BeingThe Ugly Being7 kun oldin
  • Li mama is so under rated I agree 100%. She needed a better team with her there is nothing wrong with her talent. Would love to meet her.

    Clint WalkerClint Walker7 kun oldin
  • Wow...bullying seems to be in the water over there.

    Aldene RoweAldene Rowe8 kun oldin
  • When I first saw the performance, I thought it was a part of the performance. It's not like she sabotaged it. To me, she enhanced it. I think that was a missed opportunity to big up a young artist coming up that was from their city.

    Meoni AmayaMeoni Amaya11 kun oldin
  • So PROUD OF LIL MAMA FOR NOT QUITING!!! ESPECIALLY UP AGAINST 2 OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE BIZZ!!!!! STRONG SISTA STRONG!!!! AND MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU FOR YOUR LOSS!!!!!!!! NEVA STOP GRINDING!!!!!!

    Julius LacyJulius Lacy11 kun oldin
  • Wait... forget it. 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 I'm out.

    Zayn SmithZayn Smith12 kun oldin
  • Not a Nikki fan but let's know that mix tapes were meant to do popular songs over in the artist own way

    Talk with Drea & Friends PODCASTTalk with Drea & Friends PODCAST12 kun oldin
  • Jayz .... said this the best

    Talk with Drea & Friends PODCASTTalk with Drea & Friends PODCAST12 kun oldin
  • Anyway lesson stay off the stage if your not performing period

    Talk with Drea & Friends PODCASTTalk with Drea & Friends PODCAST12 kun oldin
  • She is better than Nicki Minaj🤷🏽‍♀️

    teyyy s.p.teyyy s.p.12 kun oldin
  • I'll take Lil Mama's music over Cardi B, Nicki M, Megan the Horse, cash Doll, Saweetie & all the rest of these rapping poll dancers any day. This young lady should STILL be pumping out hits today. We need more from her.

    Annony MissyAnnony Missy13 kun oldin
  • Charlamagne has always been trash

    GinaGina14 kun oldin
  • Even Nicki Minaj know lil mama is talented

    Beauty IstifanusBeauty Istifanus14 kun oldin
  • She’s got the best eyes gawjus

    shane hamiltonshane hamilton15 kun oldin
  • Very Very talented woman!! Kinda like the AI of the rap game, got the skill; just could'nt get that ring, smh

    Shalia ReidShalia Reid15 kun oldin
  • Nice 👍🙂 video

    Carmaletta StreetCarmaletta Street16 kun oldin
  • Ashanti is better than Nicky Minaj. Nicky Minaj only using Devil word at all the times curse word. I hate using curse word. I preferring Ashanti listen up.

    VJS DufresneVJS Dufresne16 kun oldin
  • Lil Mama is dope tho

    Vicky BVicky B17 kun oldin
  • Good job girl.. You tired with TLC hon...

    Wisdom CastellWisdom Castell17 kun oldin
  • The internet is a set of people that bullies you and you have to be strong and not early broken

    Wisdom CastellWisdom Castell17 kun oldin
  • The music industry doesn't love prositive musicians as females,they just see them as asset.. Keys and jay z could have embraced her . then spoke to her of stage about it... But i understand how they felt. maybe thats why her career fade.....But they are adults she is young but could have handle it better... Atleast you apologized hon

    Wisdom CastellWisdom Castell17 kun oldin
  • Lil mama did a great job playing left eye in that tlc movie

    Victoria MartinVictoria Martin17 kun oldin
  • We need an update

    JZidor MUSICJZidor MUSIC17 kun oldin
  • Charglemangy is disgusting to make jokes about her looks. She should have checked him hard the first time, and walked off of that show

    Passionate BlissPassionate Bliss17 kun oldin
  • The internet is so evil.

    MsJudeeLove 07MsJudeeLove 0717 kun oldin
  • This was good ☺️

    Sarahyah YahudahSarahyah Yahudah18 kun oldin
  • Lil mama was just a baby when this devils turned on her. Damn, let her grow! You have courage Doll, fuk them haters! Keep pounding! 💗

    Saponi QueenSaponi Queen20 kun oldin
  • Dam she’s DOPE

    sofyne 909sofyne 90920 kun oldin
  • I really love Lil Mama. She is strong and very inspirational. I am not as reserved as she is when it comes to comments about my appearance...so I'm gonna cuss everybody at work tomorrow for telling me I look tired. Be better than me yall! LOL (but no joke to Lil Mama she is everything!!)

    nautica193nautica19320 kun oldin
  • Appears to me that Lil' Mama was among one of the first people to be sacrificed upon the altar of cancel culture.

    T8RT8R20 kun oldin
  • She was genuinely sorry so it annoys me that they couldn’t accept her apology and totally disregarded it.

    L. M.L. M.21 kun oldin
  • She is so beautiful and talented. I am so sad to hear how badly she has been treated over the years.

    Kimberly NicholeKimberly Nichole21 kun oldin
  • This one made me sad. They just don't like her for no reason. I pray she continues to keep her head up, and listen to God ,and he continues gives her peace.

    katrina durrkatrina durr22 kun oldin
  • man shit wasnt that serious to not accept her calls or apology like fuck dem dat shit wasnt even dat deep yall just aint want fuck wit her n just say that tf

    J broussardJ broussard23 kun oldin
  • Empressive you are amazing, I really and truly enjoy what you do!!!!

    Lesia SylcottLesia Sylcott23 kun oldin
  • yup these mofo's so perfect, NO THEY AINT. she was a baby and they deminished her, flicked her away like they are something, They are NOTHIN to lil mama as far as I'm concerned. They all forget, they cancel- they GET cancelled!

    Adrienne FontaineAdrienne Fontaine23 kun oldin
  • Talent doesnt go a long way in Hollywood... but Maturity, Femininity, Exotic Attractiveness and High Class will keep a career going for miles... Her talent belongs on a Sesame Street for The Struggling.... not among Elite Performers... shes a great actress because that is what she is... an actress playing a role.. her music just isnt Sincere enough its very calculated and competitive.. and that isnt Art.. its a Sport like she said and shes a competitor, not an Artist.... She started young and had more talent than Wisdom and that lack of common sense cost her the dream of being on top... she lost her Mother when she was in the midst of her career like most who sell their soul to Satan for talent... and she had no mentor to help her make wise decisions... like quitting music and sticking to acting something she had a real breakthrough talent in

    Black High PriestessBlack High Priestess24 kun oldin
  • Justice for lil mama

    Cameron CooleyCameron Cooley24 kun oldin
  • Wow. Lil mama has been thru alot but never gave up. She is beautiful and talented. My opinion is I believe she didn't get much attention like other female rappers is because she was different. She didn't flaunt her body. She fault her gift of rapping and writing. It's unfortunate because I loved her music. In my book, she was good. Keep going after what you want lil mama.

    Rose DarrowRose Darrow24 kun oldin
  • And I don’t remember nothing about that performance BUT her coming on stage. 💯🏴‍☠️🤣

    Reign OF Is REALReign OF Is REAL25 kun oldin
  • Walking on that stage was her demise. 🥲

    Lola's Life LessonsLola's Life Lessons26 kun oldin
    • @MissRereLilac84 I know. She angered the wrong folks. I loved when she walked on that stage tho. She seemed to be so into the song. She was going what many of us mortals wanted to do. Join Alicia and Jay Z on that stage. I wish Alicia Keys had advocated for her. Just goes to show some people's true colors. Smh

      Lola's Life LessonsLola's Life Lessons23 kun oldin
    • Which is sad.......some of these celebs have done way worse and still are popular

      MissRereLilac84MissRereLilac8424 kun oldin
  • I really miss her .she's good ..what happened to her was rotten

    Stephanie LadeindeStephanie Ladeinde26 kun oldin
  • LiL mama, should never apologize again! She is a ture Queen!

    Delynn CurrierDelynn Currier26 kun oldin
  • You learn something new everyday

    Dontrell WadeDontrell Wade26 kun oldin
  • *COLD HEARTED PEOPLE'S PERIOD IN THIS WORLD WE DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOIN IN PEOPLE'S LIFE BUT WE'LL JUDGE GOD BLESS LIL MAMA KEEP IT PUSHN*

    Qeva NecQeva Nec26 kun oldin
  • PTB humiliated her

    constance gomezconstance gomez27 kun oldin
  • I love your documentaries you really go go to the the max, you have a lot of footage I can tell you put a lot of work into them. I learned a lot more about lil mama and I hope she continues her career. Lil mama gets criticized a lot but she has a lot of courage and that goes a long way. I guess Lil mama is going through the fire as Lauryn Hill said. I watched your video about Lauryn and that was really dope also. Thanks sis.

    Audacious EnufAudacious Enuf27 kun oldin
  • Alicia keys is annoying I lost all respect for her along time ago

    RR27 kun oldin
  • Very talented... Continue believing in yourself.

    Sonia BaezSonia Baez27 kun oldin
  • Still rooting for her ♥️

    Isaac UriasIsaac Urias27 kun oldin
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    denzel gregoiredenzel gregoire28 kun oldin
  • She going to come back

    Kendrick terryKendrick terry28 kun oldin
  • Yeah they basically did her dirty for no reason

    Chad CharmingChad Charming28 kun oldin
  • She worth about 6 million 3.11.21. Lil mama doing just fine. 👍🏿

    JACOB'S LADDERJACOB'S LADDER29 kun oldin
  • Mama has always been my imaginary big sister I found her music in foster care ❤

    Prophetess Danii777Prophetess Danii77729 kun oldin
  • It's Not That Serious,....Jumping on stage, dead ass destroyed her career? That's crazy. She was just being young and impulsive. But then again,... What do I know?

    latesha lewisreaddonlatesha lewisreaddon29 kun oldin
  • It was funny when she jumped on stage but it wasn't that big of a deal.

    Context MattersContext MattersOy oldin
  • CTG is actual SHIT.... TS...

    Happily Rennie ArtHappily Rennie ArtOy oldin
  • Alicia Keys isn’t even relevant anymore.

    Keith JrKeith JrOy oldin
  • Very enlightening. Thanks!

    Joffery HollsworthJoffery HollsworthOy oldin
  • She has amazing character and strength A lot of people would of bowed out. Inspiring

    Kimberly DKimberly DOy oldin
  • Still my bish...💅🏾

    trina bledsoetrina bledsoeOy oldin
  • She's so beautiful

    SauceTurnerSauceTurnerOy oldin
  • Charlamagne was going hard on her because “she has a old face” African features that’s what he was trying to say! Anytime a black woman has big features we get called old.

    The greatest EverThe greatest EverOy oldin
    • She is cute to me

      Angela RobertsAngela Roberts13 kun oldin
    • But her nose aint big her chin is just sharp.

      PrincessAmandaTVPrincessAmandaTV29 kun oldin
  • This left me in tears and so motivated. I feel like everything this girl does somebody has something to say. I took this personal thanks for the motivation Lil Mama I never realized all that you went through behind the scenes this new generation is so savage. You were right there for the iceberg of it all.

    Sade AndrewsSade AndrewsOy oldin
  • In my opinions, Those just mest up in the head Demons ,was mad because Lil Mama didn't Sell her Soul,Look at what Kanye West did on stage that was extremely disrepecful,The stupid stuff Lady Gaga did on stage!!I mean the list goes on, I'm sure they all have some serious Skeleton s in their closet! Even us non-celebrites do, And we are not millionaires And billionaires!!🤔🙏🏾❤️

    Beverly WaitsBeverly WaitsOy oldin
  • At least we can say Lil Moma didn't give up,She stayed strong with her Career and Music 😊 Good For You!😊👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾💯💯💯💯

    Beverly WaitsBeverly WaitsOy oldin
  • Lil mama is talented period people can hate all they want

    DJ Plastic VibezDJ Plastic VibezOy oldin
  • People have too much free time if they always find time to bully her for some dumb reasons. She did nothing wrong. There are stars who made terrible things and even they don't get such hate. And her bars are fire.

    D ID IOy oldin
  • they didn't promote her properly cause when the album go certin like gold plaq or diamond the label have to give them bonus minimum close to a mill , so they sabo her career within the process

    Darma KissonDarma KissonOy oldin
  • you can come for people in rap without having beef, duh

    SHADONNA MARIESHADONNA MARIEOy oldin
  • Adorable

    ComeAtMeBroComeAtMeBroOy oldin
  • uzworld.info/player/video/srO5n7eQh5jXrIw

    Unique GunterUnique GunterOy oldin
  • She blackballed herself. She’s a transphobic clown. She should know that the gays are the main audience of female rap who actually support and buy music. She’s a wrap

    Travis McleodTravis McleodOy oldin
    • @Travis Mcleod wowwwwwwww I was sitting here feeling bad for her.

      Ty BgTy BgOy oldin
    • Oh the joke she told went like. “What do u call a transsexual named Amanda? .... A Man Duuuh!”

      Travis McleodTravis McleodOy oldin
    • @Ty Bg she’s had several times she’s showed it to us. The first time was on ABDC when she decided to tell Leiomi (a trans woman) from the vogue evolution dance crew how a woman is supposed to act and move which is incredibly offensive. The second time she posted a video to one of her social media accounts of her saying a very distasteful transphobic joke showing us she had not learned from her previous mistake. She slowly met her demise after those situations cuz u don’t fuck with the 🏳️‍🌈. I guess she feels like clapping at us because of all those memes about her looking like lil bow wow but we didn’t come up with that shit. The straight folks did lol.

      Travis McleodTravis McleodOy oldin
    • Wow I had no idea she was transphobic

      Ty BgTy BgOy oldin
  • The industry doesn't want positive voice for the young people. That's not their agenda.

    Cheryl GloverCheryl GloverOy oldin
  • Omg her Beautiful mother's voice(Tara) blew me away !

    christine kellychristine kellyOy oldin
  • His come no one end Kanye carreer shit sick

    Imjusdatgurl KellyImjusdatgurl KellyOy oldin
  • I remember listening to my lipgloss is poping in high school on my way home!! I miss her but here we go with cardi, pussy this pussy that but those are the people they exposing to this lil kids growing up. Tells u the devil not sleeping she talk about God like she is preacher’s daughter

    Imjusdatgurl KellyImjusdatgurl KellyOy oldin
  • She’s very talented, greatly under rated.

    Constance DeniseConstance DeniseOy oldin
  • She's really a badass for never giving up

    ThankU YuhThankU YuhOy oldin
  • I love little momma

    felicia kingfelicia kingOy oldin
  • At the end of the day, what she did wasn't really that serious as she states. I personally thought it was funny as hell plus their proformance was wak anyways. Jay is his own god let alone the god in his mind means he will always have his head up his ass. This girl is very talented and probably would of done wonders todays. The disease of bandwagoning is sickening because Alicia would have put it to the side but the influence of hove is obvious.

    A MA MOy oldin
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