19 years ago today, the Notorious B.I.G.was shot and killed in Los Angeles. In honor of her friend and former lover, Lil' Kim released a new track with Maino called "I Did It For Brooklyn." She's also performing at tribute events all over the city this weekend.
"He became my friend, my lover, my everything," Kim told
Entertainment Weekly about Biggie. "He knew I would be the biggest female rapper. I think I inspired him to want to do different things and be different. We were a match made in heaven, like Sonny and Cher or Ashford and Simpson."