Lil’ Kim to release debut memoir, “The Queen Bee” November 2
Hachette Books is to publish “The Queen Bee”, the first memoir from Grammy-award winning rapper Lil’ Kim. The title, a nod to her musical moniker, is a tell-all of her life behind the scenes as a cultural icon and industry trailblazer.
The Grammy award-winning rapper writes alongside critically acclaimed author of God Save The Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop, Kathy Iandoli to finally tell her story.
In an exclusive interview with People, the platinum recording artist said the book — which will be published by Hachette Books — is her prime opportunity to unveil intimate parts of herself that have been speculated about in the media. “Many people have thought they knew the story of Lil’ Kim but they have no idea. I’m thrilled Kathy and I have put together something special with Hachette Books for my fans.”
“Hachette Books is dedicated to bold authors with a story to tell—and few artists embody this mission more than the legendary icon and trailblazer Lil’ Kim, with her deeply personal and revealing memoir “The Queen Bee,” said Mary Ann Naples, vice president and publisher of Hachette Books. Releasing November 2, 2021, the book will be available in hardcover, eBook, and an audio edition by Hachette Audio.