As she was accepting her trophy at BET’S Hip Hop Awards, Lil’ Kim proceeded to thank her followers. Nothing out of the peculiar, proper?
Well, the star known as her fan base Beehive, which is [almost] what Beyonce’s followers are known as so you possibly can think about how the passionate stans reacted once they heard this!
A lot of Beyonce followers proceeded to slam the feminine rapper, calling Lil’ Kim a copycat and rather more!
In actuality, nevertheless, as you could know, there’s a essential spelling distinction between the names of the 2 fandoms.
While Lil’ Kim known as her supporters the ‘BeeHive,’ Beyonce’s fandom is a play on her identify so it’s spelled the ‘BeyHive!’
Regardless, the latter nonetheless didn’t care since they suppose it’s method too shut, particularly the pronunciation!
In different phrases, they have been livid about that even though Lil’ Kim’s followers name her ‘Queen Bee.‘
Actually, even the rapper’s supporters have been fairly upset they have been known as that.
‘I’m sorry however did Lil Kim say thanks #BeeHive ??? Girrrll, simply cus we name you Queen B doesn’t imply you possibly can name ya followers the beehive. That territory has already been claimed sis #HipHopAwards,’ one such fan wrote.
At the identical time, nevertheless, a second fan argued that ‘She [Lil’ Kim] actually has been calling us that for the reason that 00’s.’
ALL HAIL THE QUEEN BEE @LILKIM! The #HipHopAwards honors Kim, the blueprint, with the I AM HIP HOP AWARD 🖤👑🐝 pic.twitter.com/t2diknK5eu
— BET (@BET) October 9, 2019
Sure sufficient, they’re proper! Lil’ Kim known as herself the ‘Queen Bee’ for the primary time again in 1996, within the lyrics of her track Crush on You.
Furthermore, she additionally launched a observe titled Tha Beehive in 2003, during which she raps: ‘Rappers better run and hide ’trigger right here comes the Beehive.’
That being stated, Beyonce trademarked Beyhive in 2011.