La Bella Mafia

album by Lil' Kim

La Bella Mafia is the third studio album by rapper Lil' Kim, released March 4, 2003, on Atlantic Records. It was her third album to be certified platinum.

Untitled
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 4, 2003
Recorded2002–03
GenreHip hop
Length75:33
LabelQueen Bee/Atlantic Records
83572
ProducerKimberly "Lil' Kim" Jones (exec.), Christopher "B.I.G." Wallace (exec.) Havoc, Scott Storch, Timbaland, Swizz Beatz, DJ Bless, EZ-Elpee, Ron Browz, Kanye West
Lil' Kim chronology
'The Notorious K.I.M.
(2000)
La Bella Mafia 'The Naked Truth
(2005)
Singles from La Bella Mafia
  1. "The Jump Off"
    Released: January 28, 2003
  2. "Magic Stick"
    Released: April 8, 2003
  3. "Thug Luv"
    Released: October 14, 2003

Track listingEdit

No. TitleProducer(s) Length
1. "Intro"  Shaft 1:25
2. "Hold It Now" (featuring Havoc)Havoc 5:25
3. "Doing It Way Big"  J. Waxx Garfield, Jesse "Corparal" Wilson 4:00
4. "Can't Fuck with Queen Bee" (featuring Governor and Shelene Thomas with Full Force)Full Force 4:58
5. "Hollyhood Song" (skit)  0:51
6. "Shake Ya Bum Bum" (featuring Lil' Shanice)J. Waxx Garfield 3:18
7. "This Is Who I Am" (featuring Swizz Beatz & Mashonda)Swizz Beatz 3:16
8. "The Jump Off" (featuring Mr. Cheeks)Timbaland 3:54
9. "This Is a Warning"  Kimberly "Lil' Kim" Jones 3:42
10. "(When Kim Say) Can You Hear Me Now?" (featuring Missy Elliott)Scott Storch 3:12
11. "Thug Luv" (featuring Twista)Scott Storch 4:36
12. "Magic Stick" (featuring 50 Cent)Fantom, Sha Money XL 6:00
13. "Get In Touch with Us" (featuring Styles P)EZ Elpee, Christian Rich 3:47
14. "Heavenly Father" (featuring "Big Hill")Shaft 5:07
15. "Tha Beehive" (featuring Reeks, Bunky S.A., Vee & Saint from The Advakids)DJ Bless 8:07
16. "Came Back for You"  Kanye West 4:20

Sample creditsEdit

  • "Juicytro" contains a sample of The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy".
  • "Hold It Now" contains samples of Beastie Boys's "Paul Revere" and Kurtis Blow's "Christmas Rappin'".
  • "Can't Fuck with Queen Bee" contains an sample and interpolation from the hit Deniece Williams song "Free"
  • "Shake Ya Bum Bum" contains a sample of Saregama India Ltd's "Hum".
  • "The Jump Off" contains a interpolation from The Lost Boyz's "Jeeps, Lex, Coups, Bimaz, and Benz".
  • "This Is a Warning" contains a sample and interpolation of R. Kelly's "A Woman's Threat".
  • "Magic Stick" contains a sample of B.B. King's "The Thrill Is Gone".
  • "Get In Touch with Us" contains a sample of Saregama India Ltd's "Zindagi Ban Gaye To Tum".
  • "Heavenly Father" contains a sample of The O'Jays's "A Prayer".
  • "Came Back for You" contains a sample of Irene Reid's "Didn't We".

Leftover tracksEdit

  • "Knock 'Em Out the Box" (featuring Method Man)
  • "Back Together Again" (featuring The Notorious B.I.G.)
  • "Flow So Sick" (featuring Ice Drake)
  • "What's The Word?" (featured bonus track on the Japanese album release)

PersonnelEdit

  • Executive Producers: Kimberly "Lil' Kim" Jones & The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Associate Producers: Hillary Weston & Jean Nelson
  • Queen Bee A&R: Jean Nelson & Dre Weston
  • Atlantic A&R: Huston "Hutty" Miller
  • Atlantic A&R Administrator: Lanre Gaba
  • Atlantic A&R Coordinator: Chris Wade
  • Queen Bee Project Manager: Jamel "Mann" Jackson
  • Atlantic Project Manager: Joi Brown
  • Album Assistant Engineer: Greg "Gee" Stewart
  • Management: Hillary Weston
  • Legal Affairs: L. Londell McMillan, P.C.
  • Business Affairs: David Berdon LLP & Co.
  • Album Sequencing: DJ 45 & Dan "The" Man
  • Cover Photo & Photos 1, 2: Vincent Soyez
  • Hair: Tre Major
  • Makeup: JJ
  • Styling: Derek Lee and Kimberly "Lil' Kim" Jones
  • Prop Stylist: Linda Keil
  • Jewelry: MiMi So
  • Additional Jewelry: Prestige Diamonds
  • Photos 3, 4: David LaChapelle
  • Hair: Cessy Lima
  • Makeup: Scott Barnes
  • Styling: Andrea Leiberman
  • Jewelry: Diamond Quasar
  • Art Direction: Lynn Kowalewski
  • Design: Kevin Wolahan

Charts and certificationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. 2.0 2.1 "Lil' Kim - La Bella Mafia - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
  3. "Lil' Kim - German Albums Chart". musicline.de. Retrieved August 27, 2012.
  4. "ラ・ベラ・マフィア リル・キムのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE". Oricon. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  5. "Billboard 200 Chart". Billboard.com. March 22, 2003. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  6. "Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart". Billboard.com. March 22, 2003. Retrieved February 26, 2012.