During a recent interview with Billboard, Lil Mama speaks about what she learned from that incident.
“The 2009 VMAs was an example of my courage, my free spirit and my free will,” she says.
And you’re in a place where you’re responding to something that’s not real.” In 2009, Alicia Keys addressed Lil Mama’s decision to join the duo on stage.
She was raised in Brooklyn, New York where she attended Edward R. Kirkland is the third child and eldest daughter of eight children.Before her emotional breakdown, Mama also addressed comments she made about Nicki Minaj weeks ago, where she suggested the the YMCMB First Lady bit her style, specifically her hair style.Advertisers are not allowed to run annoying ads on RYM.A rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, spokesperson, dancer and actress, Lil Mama was also a talent show judge for seven seasons on America's Best Dance Crew.She experienced Billboard placement with the release of her debut album, VYP (Voice of the Young People), which spawned the hit single "Lip Gloss".I had a very uncomfortable balance between the success and acceptance of my music and my mother suffering with cancer. It was a really hard experience for me.” Through some of her hardship, Lil Mama says she has been able to count on others, including MC Lyte.“There were people around me that helped me and believed in me,” Lil Mama says.When Lil Mama broke onto the scene in 2007, with her breakout hit "Lip Gloss," her future looked bright."The last time that we've seen any female MCs before Nicki there was me" Mama declared.But, growing up in the public eye isn't always easy ..."And when it came to radio interviews people were always asking 'where's the female MCs, where's the female MCs' where at this point i've stepped back from music at this moment.