Lil’ Kim prepares for Hard Core 2: All Hail The Queen the follow-up to her debut album Hard Core. Only days after the release of Lil’ Kim’s Black Friday,” a diss track aimed at fellow female rapper Nicki Minaj, rumors are already beginning to surface in regards to a follow-up album to Lil’ Kim’s Hard Core. The album, which will be titled Hard Core 2: All Hail The Queen, will include production from The Neptunes, The-Dream, and more. “…She is reportedly working with Polow Da Don, Will.I.Am and others to get that old thing back and I’m sure to shut up Nicki too,” reports Illseed of AllHipHop.com.

“With Nicki moving rhymes like weight, that may be hard, but we may see Kim back in true form.” A release date has yet to be released for Hard Core 2, but it will likely be released in 2011. Hard Core was released on November 12, 1996 and was Lil’ Kim’s debut album. The album featured a who’s who of artists including Jay-Z, Diddy, Notorious B.I.G , Lil’ Cease, and more.

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Lil’ Kim – How Many Licks feat. Pharrell, Lil’ Cease & Snoop Dogg (The Neptunes Remix) (00′)