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Who is Queen Latifah?
Queen Latifah: Dana Elaine Owens, better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, 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, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination.
- also known as Dana Owens, Dana Elaine Owens, Queen Latifa, Hip-Hop's First Lady, لطيفة, Latifah
- born on (45 years ago) in Newark, child of Lancelot Owens, Sr. and Rita Owens
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Model, actor, record producer, singer-songwriter, television producer, comedian, rapper, film producer, voice actor, television presenter, singer, songwriter, presenter
- member of musical groups:
- genres: Jazz, Soul music, Hip hop soul, Contemporary R&B, Southern hip hop, Hip hop music, Gospel music, Dance music
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by Kathleen Fearn-Banks, Anne Burford-Johnson
QUEEN LATIFAH. (SYN, 1999–2000.) Singer-actress Queen Latifah (born Dana Owens) hosted this talk show with numerous celebrities. Shaquille O'Neal, Puff Daddy, and Lauryn Hill were among them.
by Jessie Carney Smith
Queen Latifah prepared the world for funky in-your-face female rappers like Missy Elliott who refused the sex kitten roles of Lil' Kim and Foxy Brown.
by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa
Melody, Nas, NWA, Organized Konfusion, Paris, Pharaoh Monch, Poor Righteous Teachers, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Queen Mother Rage, The Roots, RunDMC, SaltNPepa, Sister Souljah, Stetsasonic, Talib Kweli, ...
Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture [4 volumes] (2013)
An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture by Jacqueline Edmondson Ph.D.
Yo Yo Madonna Manson, Marilyn Marsalis, Wynton Mayer, John McEntire, Reba Meat Loaf Mellencamp, John Midler, Bette Minnelli, Liza Monk, Thelonius Monroe, Bill Morello, Tom Morton, Jelly Roll Nelson, Rick Nelson, Willie Norwood , Brandy Ochs, Phil Odetta Orbison, Roy Otis, Johnny Parker, Charlie Partch, Harry Parton, Dolly Perkins, Carl Petty, Tom Phillips, Sam Pop, Iggy Porter, Cole Presley, Elvis Prince Queen Latifah Rainey, Gertrude “Ma” Raitt, Bonnie Redding , Otis Ray ...
The United States and Canada by Ellen Koskoff
signed a distribution deal with Warner, which also bought a piece of Tommy Boy (Stetsasonic, Force MDs, De La Soul, Queen Latifah, Digital Underground).
Dictionary of Pseudonyms (2010)
13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed. by Adrian Room
Queen Latifah: Dana Elaine Owens (1970–), ...
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- Queen Latifah was gorgeous at the Oscars 2013.
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- Queen Latifah's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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