Queen Latifah

Latifah in 2018 Queen Latifah (born Dana Elaine Owens, on March 18, 1970) is an American rapper, actress, and singer. She has received various accolades, including a Grammy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two NAACP Image Awards, in addition to a nomination for an Academy Award. In 2006, she became the first hip hop artist to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

At age 19, Latifah released her debut album ''All Hail the Queen'' (1989), featuring the hit single "Ladies First". Her second album ''Nature of a Sista''' (1991), was produced by Tommy Boy Records. Her third album, ''Black Reign'' (1993), became the first album by a solo female rapper to receive a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and spawned the single "U.N.I.T.Y.", which was influential in raising awareness of violence against women and the objectification of Black female sexuality. The track reached the top 40 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100, and won a Grammy Award. Her fourth album ''Order in the Court'' (1998), was released with Motown Records. She has since released the albums ''The Dana Owens Album'' (2004), ''Trav'lin' Light'' (2007), and ''Persona'' (2009).

Latifah starred as Khadijah James on the Fox sitcom ''Living Single'' from 1993 to 1998; and landed a leading role in the action film ''Set It Off'' (1996). She created the daytime talk show ''The Queen Latifah Show'', which ran from 1999 to 2001, and again from 2013 to 2015, in syndication. Her portrayal of Matron "Mama" Morton in the musical film ''Chicago'' (2002), receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also starred or co-starred in the films ''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); and provided voice work in the ''Ice Age'' film series.

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. From 2016 to 2019, she starred as Carlotta Brown in the musical drama series ''Star''. In 2020, she portrayed Hattie McDaniel in the miniseries ''Hollywood''. Since 2021, she has held the lead role on CBS's revival of the action drama ''The Equalizer''. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Latifah
    Published 2002
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    by Latifah Amin
    Published 2010
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    by Latifah Omar.
    Published 1992
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    by Kodijat, Latifah.
    Published 1983
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    by Latifah Wahab
    Published 2006
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    by Latifah Malek
    Published 2011
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    by Latifah Omar.
    Published 1988
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    by Latifah Haji Shebli.
    Published 1976
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    by Latifah Haji Shebli.
    Published 1974
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    by Ony Latifah Osman
    Published 2006
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    by Latifah Mohd. Nor.
    Published 1990
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    by Kodijat-Marzoeki, Latifah.
    Published 1984
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    by Ririn Rahayu, Nani Latifah
    Published 2021
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    by Wang, Shi Wei
    Published 2007
    Other Authors: “…Latifah…”
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    by Liang, Qi Ling
    Published 2011
    Other Authors: “…Tiu, Latifah…”
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    by Guo, Mei Bao
    Published 2007
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    Published 2008
    Other Authors: “…Latifah Malek…”
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