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Queen Latifah

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Queen Latifah on the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Red Carpet

Source: Wikipedia

Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer, comedienne, and talk show host. She has long been considered one of hip-hop's pioneer feminists. Her work in music, film, and television has earned her a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, two Emmy Award nominations and an Academy Award nomination.

Fact file

  • Born: Dana Elaine Owens March 18, 1970 (age 45) Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Occupation: Singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, comedian, talk show host
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Website: www.queenlatifah.com
  • Genres: R&B, soul, jazz, hip hop, gospel, dance
  • Instruments: Vocals, piano
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Labels: Verve, A&M/Interscope Records, Motown/PolyGram Records, Tommy Boy/Warner Bros. Records, Disney
  • Associated acts: Andrae Crouch and his Choir, L.A. Mass Choir, Lakim Shabazz, Apache, Chill Rob G, DJ Mark the 45 King, Native Tongues, De La Soul, Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest

Read more about Queen Latifah at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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'America's Got Talent': Detroit Youth Choir's performance leaves Gabrielle Union in tears
USA Today TV, 2019-09-11 02:55:04
Queen Latifah joined the judges and told the 11 acts to "leave it on the floor." And, that's exactly what Detroit Youth Choir did.        

Queen Latifah Says Nicki Minaj Will Come Out of 'Retirement'
TMZ, 2019-09-08 23:09:50
Queen Latifah says Nicki Minaj will probably come out of her recently-announced "retirement" -- but before that, she just needs to live some life first. We got the iconic femcee Sunday heading into a reception hall in North Bergen, NJ for Treach's…

davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-08-30 18:00:43
Dennis Quaid and Madalen Mills are joining Queen Latifah in Ray Giarratana’s independent drama “Tiger Rising.” Highland Film Group is handling worldwide sales, which will launch at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. Giarratana adapted the script from Kate DiCamillo’s 2001 New York Times bestselling children’s book of the same ...

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