Niatia Jessica Kirkland, better known by her stage name Lil Mama, is an American rapper, singer, song writer and actress. Lil's debut album and the hit single as well was released in 2007 under the title "Lip Gloss" for which she was nominated at the 2007 MTV Video Music Award. She also raised her popularity by casting for the role of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in VH1 biographical film "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story".
Lil attended Edward R. Murrow High School and she face personal and financial struggles at the early age. She started to express herself artistically through poetry and dance.
In 2009, Lil Mama appeared in cycle 13 of Amercan's Next Top Model with