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Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson and more wish Lil Kim a happy birthday

The legendary Lil Kim turns 47 years old today.

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The legendary Lil Kim turns 47-years-old today (July 11). Fans of Ms. Kimberly Denise Jones and her industry peers have been wishing her a happy birthday and celebrating her legacy all day. Queen Bey wished the Queen Bee a happy birthday on her website, sharing a throwback picture of Kim dressed in a catholic school uniform.

Kim’s friend and frequent collaborator Missy Elliott shared a heartfelt post on Instagram along with some of her favorite music videos. “I am barely 5’2” and when I first met Kim I said ‘oh snap she really is ‘Lil.’ She ‘bout 4’11” BUT her ENERGY always been one of a GIANT. So BOLD & UNAPOLOGETIC from her lyrics to her outfits she always been ahead & Pushing the limits reg. of what came with it. She is a ICON & I wish you LEGENDARY BDAY fit for a LEGEND Love you sis,” Missy wrote.

Fat Joe shared a picture of Kim on his Instagram with a caption that read: “Happy bday to my sis @lilkimthequeenbee love you enjoy your day.” Janet Jackson posted a picture of her and Kim on IG, as well. “So much luv for u,” she wrote. Lil Nas X shared a recent photo of Lil Kim on his IG stories using emojis in the form of a crown, bee and party favor.

Misa Hylton, the stylist responsible for many of Lil Kim’s iconic looks wished her friend Kim a happy birthday in her IG stories. “Happy Birthday @lilkimthequeenbee. Love you,” she wrote. Radio Hall of Farmer Angie Martinez also took to the social media platform to wish Kim a happy birthday. “Happy birthday legend!” she captioned a set of pictures — including one from the “Not Tonight (Ladies Night Remix)” set. DJ Mister Cee also chimed in on Instagram. “Happy Bday to the Big Momma Queen Bee,” he wrote.

Check out some of the posts for Lil Kim’s birthday below:

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