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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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davemcnaryvariety
Variety, 2019-04-01 16:00:08
Queen Latifah will star in and produce the teen comedy “Paper Chase” movie through her Flavor Unit production company along with Gunpowder & Sky. Latifah and Shakim Compere, who founded Flavor Unit in 1995, will executive produce with Gunpowder & Sky’s Van Toffler. “Paper Chase” was created by writers Angela ...

rachelyang2018
Variety, 2019-03-27 23:15:13
Lifetime has ordered two music-themed miniseries, one revolving around female rap stars Salt-N-Pepa, the other focused on the Clark Sisters gospel group. Both projects are produced by Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit banner. “Salt-N-Pepa” and the Clark Sisters project were among several new programs unveiled by Lifetime Wednesday night at the ...

Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese to Reunite at Tribeca Film Festival
NY Times Movies, 2019-03-20 18:49:48
The actor and director will be in conversation ahead of their next crime drama, “The Irishman.” Also on the Tribeca Talks slate are Jennifer Lawrence and Queen Latifah.

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