The 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards aired on Tuesday, October 8th. Lil’ Kim was awarded the “I Am Hip Hop” Award during the ceremony and paid tribute to Notorious B.I.G during her speech.
The 45-year-old rapper dated Biggie between 1993 and 1997. She said that the late rapper is still there guiding her and admitted she will “always love him.”
“I don’t know if ya’ll know what it’s like to have an angel following you all the time, but that’s Biggie. I’m gonna always love him and I’m gonna always ride for him,” said Kim.
During the awards ceremony, she also took the stage to perform a medley of some of her greatest hits and was joined by O.T. Genasis, Musiq Soulchild and Junior M.A.F.I.A. Looks to us like Lil’ Kim will always be a legend in hip-hop music.