As one of eight children, she started to express herself artistically through poetry and dance.
Her mother Tara, died on December 15, 2007 following a four-year battle with breast cancer.
Niatia Jessica Kirkland (born October 4, 1989), better known by her stage name Lil Mama, is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.
Kilauea; Mount Etna; Mount Yasur; Mount Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira; Piton de la Fournaise; Erta Ale.
For Donna and Elliott Lowe (pictured together left), December 22 was like something out of a nightmare.
She joined the judges's team in 2008 at the age of nineteen.
Since the release of her first album, Lil Mama has been in the studio working on new music.
On March 10, 2016, Lil Mama was arrested while driving 38 mph in a 25 mph speed zone. Officers conducted an investigation and Lil Mama's driver's license was revoked.