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Niatia Jessica Kirkland, better known by her stage name as ‘Lil Mama’ is a well-known to the world as hip-hop recording artist, rapper, singer, entrepreneur, dancer, spokesperson and actress. Lil Mama is also recognized for being a talent show judge for the seven seasons on ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’. This multi-talented personality landed on earth on October 4, 1989 in Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S. Lil Mama got first opportunity to show her music talent when she signed a contract with the Jive Records in the year 2006. In 2008, she released her debut studio album ‘VYP(Voice of the Young People’. The album’s four singles ‘Lip Gloss’, ‘Shawty Get Loose’, ‘What It Is’ and ‘G-Slide’ became successful to create its magic at the music world. Her album sold 19,000 copies in just its first week. With its maximum selling business, it also secured place at 25 on the Billboard 200. Considering her popularity, she was chosen as a judge on the competitive dance contest of the TV series ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’. She was just 19 years old when she held the position of judge of the reality dance show.
After getting the much needed success from her first album, she released other singles ‘Dough Boy’, ‘On & On & On’ and ‘NYNYLALA’. But like her first album’s songs, it failed to create the magic at the music world. Since her failure of singles, she has released two singles ‘Scrawberry’ and ‘Hustler Girl’. Despite of failure, she announced that she would be releasing her next album ‘Voice of The Young People: I Am That’. But this album has not been released yet. Besides her musical career, she also made appearances in cycle 13 of ‘America’s Next Top Model’. Later she was casted in starring role in the VH1 TLC biographical movie ‘CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story’. Mama has gained both recognition and rewards from contributing to the American music world. At the start of 2014, she has accumulated total net worth amount of $6 million.