Pint-sized rap icon who has released many platinum albums and won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for her involvement in the hit song "Lady Marmalade."
She dropped out of the Brooklyn College Academy to work as a clerk at Bloomingdales.
She became famous shortly after she impressed The Notorious B.I.G. with her freestyle skills.
Her parents, Linwood and Ruby Jones, separated when she was nine. She had a long-term relationship with Notorious B.I.G. before his death. She has a daughter named Royal Reign .
One of her biggest hits, "Lady Marmalade," was performed by other stars like Missy Elliot and Christina Aguilera .