Cyrus posted photos on her official Twitter and Instagram of her costume, which shows the singer in a lilac purple wig and a matching one-shoulder sequined jumpsuit exposing her pasty-covered left breast.
Lil’ Kim famously wore a similar outfit at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards in New York City, where the rapper presented an award with singer Diana Ross, who in the moment cupped the rapper’s pasty-covered breast during the live broadcast. The outfit and moment have since become one of the award show’s most memorable moments.
Cyrus’ costume homage is not the first time the singer has expressed love for the Brooklyn-born rapper. Earlier this year in an interview with Billboard.com, Cyrus named Kim as one of her top five favorite female singers.
See more photos of Miley dressed as Lil Kim below.