Queen Latifah

Born 18 March 1970
Queen Latifah
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1970-03-18
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Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah Biography (Wikipedia)

Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), known professionally as Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989 and released her debut album All Hail the Queen the same year, featuring the hit single "Ladies First". Nature of a Sista (1991) was her second and final album with Tommy Boy Records.

Latifah starred as Khadijah James on the FOX sitcom Living Single, from 1993 to 1998. Her third album, Black Reign (1993), spawned the single "U.N.I.T.Y.", which won a Grammy Award and was successful on the Billboard Hot 100. She then starred in the lead role of Set It Off (1996) and released her fourth album, Order in the Court, in 1998, with Motown Records. Latifah gained mainstream success and acclaim with her performance in the film Chicago (2002), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Latifah released her fifth album The Dana Owens Album in 2004. In 2007 and 2009, she released two more studio albums – Trav'lin' Light and Persona. She created the daytime talk show The Queen Latifah Show, which ran from late 2013 to early 2015 on CBS. She has appeared in a number of films, such as Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2005), Beauty Shop (2005), Last Holiday (2006), Hairspray (2007), Joyful Noise (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014) and Girls Trip (2017). Latifah received critical acclaim for her portrayal of blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO film Bessie (2015), which she co-produced, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie. Since 2016, she has starred as Carlotta Brown in the musical drama series Star.

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U.N.I.T.Y
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U.N.I.T.Y
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When You're Good To Mama
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When You're Good To Mama
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I Know Where I've Been
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I Know Where I've Been
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Ladies First
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Ladies First
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When You're Good To Mama
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When You're Good To Mama
Nikki Blonsky
You Can't Stop The Beat
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You Can't Stop The Beat
De La Soul
Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
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Buddy (Native Tongue Decision) (feat. Jungle Brothers, Queen Latifah, Monie Love & Q‐Tip)
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Mr Big Stuff
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Mr Big Stuff
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Mamma Gave Birth To The Soul Children
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Mamma Gave Birth To The Soul Children
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I Love Being Here With You
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I Love Being Here With You
Brandy
I Wanna Be Down (Remix)
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I Wanna Be Down (Remix)
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Come Into My House (Fast Eddie mix)
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Come Into My House (Fast Eddie mix)
Sly & Robbie
Woman For The Job (feat. Queen Latifah)
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Woman For The Job (feat. Queen Latifah)
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I'm Not In Love
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I'm Not In Love
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Fix Me Jesus
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Fix Me Jesus
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Weekend Love
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Weekend Love
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Black Hand Side
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Black Hand Side
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