This is NOT a good start the the new year!
Lil' Kim was accused of snatching Canadian artist Samantha Ravndahl's work for the single Dead Gal Walking back in November, but instead of settling with a fat check the ladies will duke it out in the courtroom!
Samantha has reportedly filed for at least $150,000 after Lil' Kim pulled the artist's image from Reddit to promote her album on Instagram..
…but the alleged stealing didn't stop there! When Lil' Kim was called out by followers on Instagram (below), she still redesigned a VERY similar image for the official art.
Oops! We bet Lil' Kim wishes she worked out a financial settlement now — even if she claimed to be unaware of the incident when Samantha first complained.
The rapper told XXL: