Lil' Kim provided voice-overs for her part in the storyline, where the player may fight an opponent to have Lil' Kim as their girlfriend.In 2004, Lil' Kim recorded a cover of "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" which was used as the opening theme for Victoria Gotti's reality series Growing Up Gotti.
A., Lil' Kim began a solo career by making guest performances on R&B albums and recording her debut album, Hard Core, which was released in November 1996.
The song never had a commercial release or a music video, but was successful due to high radio airplay, peaking at number one on the Billboard Airplay chart.
A third US only single, "Thug Luv", featuring Twista, was released in the last quarter of 2003 at peaked at number 60 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
The song also went to number 1 in 50 countries around the world.
This was a big accomplishment for female rap, as well as for Lil' Kim, who scored her first number 1 Hot 100 hit "Lady Marmalade" also garnered Lil' Kim her first Grammy Award.