In Hip Hop History Today “Lil’ Kim released The Naked Truth” September 27, 2005
The Naked Truth is the fourth studio album by rapper Lil’ Kim, released on September 27, 2005. This album was released on the first day of Kim’s sentencing, in which she went to jail for nearly a year on perjury charges. It was her last studio album released by Atlantic Records before deciding to part ways in 2008. Two official singles were released from the album: “Lighters Up” as the lead single released in September 2005 while “Whoa” served as the second and final single in February 2006. The Naked Truth is still the only female rap album to be rated with 5 mics by The Source. Listen to The Naked Truth above.