In the world of hip hop, many artists have adopted "Lil," a popular prefix typically perceived as the short form of "little," as part of their stage names.
Among rappers, who often spell it with an apostrophe as "Lil'" or "Li'l" as well as simply "Lil," this moniker is shared by at least a baker's dozen.
Rap music in general remains a male-dominated genre with a few notable exceptions, and the use of Lil is no different in terms of gender breakdown.
Some of the better known users of Lil are anything but when it comes to success, having put up big time sales, while others are ... well, Lil known.
From bona fide hit-makers to those we've only heard of because they crash with Justin Bieber, let's take a look at 13 rappers who go by Lil below!