Lil Kim Named As Person Of Interest In L.A. Robbery
Lil Kim has been named as a person of interest in a home robbery that occurred in Los Angeles early Sunday morning.
The house that was robbed had been rented by the New York rapper for the weekend – Lil Kim honored late rapper Prodigy at the BET Awards Sunday night and was in town for the ceremony.
According to TMZ, Kim had rented the home for the weekend but was not satisfied when she arrived and demanded her deposit be returned to her. The owner of the house refused and a heated argument erupted between Kim, her manager, and the owner.
The cops were called to assuage the matter but told those involved that the LAPD had no jurisdiction over what appeared to be a civil case.
Early on Sunday morning, before the BET Awards, a group of masked robbers showed up to the house and demanded they be given Kim’s deposit.
The robbers made off with $20,000 in cash and slashed the tires of all the vehicles at the home. They also stole one single hubcab from one of the cars.
Lil Kim has not commented on the case and she has not been formally charged. The LAPD has not commented on the case either.
Kim payed tribute to Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, on Sunday night at the award show performing alongside Havoc, the other half of the rap duo. Kim worked with both Prodigy and Havoc on “Quiet Storm (Remix).” All three artists got their start in New York during the early ’90s.
Prodigy passed away on June 20. While the cause of death is still unknown, the rapper had been hospitalized recently for complications connected to sickle cell anemia.