International Rock Star Records
|International Rock Star Records|
|Distributor(s)||Atlantic Records (1999–2010, 2016- Present)
Republic Records (2010–2012) E1 Music
|Genre||Hip hop, R&B|
|Country of origin||United States|
Queen Bee Entertainment or International Rock Star (IRS) , is a record label owned by American rapper and songwriter Lil' Kim. aimed at releasing LP's and mixtapes of the label's roster. The label has a distribution partnership with Brookland Entertainment and Universal Music Group.
In 1999, Lil' Kim started her own label, after previously being contracted to Big Beat/Undeas. She got help from "Puffy" with starting Queen Bee, and took Junior MAFIA with her. In December 1999, Lil' Kim then signed to Atlantic, which agreed to also provide distribution for the artists on her label. After being released from prison in 2006, in December 2007, Kim had teamed with Lance Rivera along with Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit which would be managing her career and be stake holders at the label. Thanks to Un, Kim was released out of her contact with Atlantic. In 2011, Lil Kim and the label have signed a new distribution deal with Republic Records.
Albums released on label
|Artist||Album details||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Sales|
- 2008: Lil' Kim - Ms. G.O.A.T.
- 2010: Sha Money XL - Sha Money
- 2011: Lil' Kim - Black Friday
- 2012: I.R.S South - Tax Season
- 2012: Tiffany Foxx - Yellow Tape
- 2013: I.R.S - The Compilation
- 2014: Tiffany Foxx - King Foxx
- 2014: Lil' Kim - Hard Core 2K14
- 2016: Lil' Kim - Lil Kim Season
- "Lil' Kim Introduces Tiffany Foxx on Hot 97". Rap-Up.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09.
- "Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
- "Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA): Gold & Platinum - July 2001". Music Canada. Archived from the original on 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
- Odum, Shanel (October 2007). "Where My Ladies At?". Vibe. Vibe Media Group: 50. ISSN 1070-4701. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
- "Lil' Kim Sets the Record Straight on Remy Ma & Nicki Minaj Beef As She Readies Fifth Studio Album". Billboard. 28 February 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
- "New Mixtape: Tiffany Fox 'King Fox'". Vibe. 2014-06-17. Retrieved 2014-06-17.
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