78 Facts About Queen Latifah

1. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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2. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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3. Queen Latifah embellished her nickname with the "Queen Latifah" appellation on her own.

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4. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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5. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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6. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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7. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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8. Queen Latifah said both dramas deal with the music industry and their characters share similarities.

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9. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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10. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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11. Queen Latifah brings it, The Temptations sound fantastic, Boyz II Men gets a solid ballad in, Smokey covers all the old bases and Martha Reeves is so harmlessly, indescribably awful that you can't help but smile knowing that social media didn't exist back then.

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12. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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13. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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14. Queen Latifah studied in Irvington Public High School where her mother was a teacher.

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15. Queen Latifah stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall and weighs around 91 kg.

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16. Queen Latifah was a talented girl during her childhood, she started bet boxing and rapping for the group called Ladies Fresh at the school years.

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17. Queen Latifah is 48 years old and still unmarried.

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18. Queen Latifah was raised in the Baptist faith[8] and attended Catholic school in Newark, New Jersey.

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19. Queen Latifah is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, model, television producer, record producer, and talk show host.

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20. Queen Latifah had her own talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, from 1999 to 2001 and revamped in 2013.

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21. Queen Latifah created the daytime talk show The Queen Latifah Latifah Show, which ran from late 2013 to early 2015 on CBS.

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22. In 2008 Queen Latifah starred in The Secret Life of Bees, a drama about a white girl taken in by a family of beekeeping African American women in 1960s-era South Carolina.

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23. Queen Latifah still wears the key to the motorcycle around her neck, visible throughout her performance in her sitcom Living Single.

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24. Queen Latifah is a contralto, she has the ability to rap and sing.

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25. Queen Latifah has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.

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26. Queen Latifah created The Queen Latifah Show which ran from late 2013 to early 2015.

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27. Queen Latifah is one of music's most well respected rappers.

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28. Queen Latifah has had amazing success in Hollywood in recent years, and became the first hip hop artist to be crowned with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on January 4, 2006.

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29. Queen Latifah is musician; television and film actress; a label president; an author and entrepreneur.

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30. Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens, in 1970 and grew up in New Jersey, where her father worked as a police officer.

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31. Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens, in 1970 and grew up in New Jersey, where her father worked as a police officer.

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32. Queen Latifah performed at the American Music Awards in January of 1995, and in January of 1997 she was nominated for two Image Awards, including Best Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in Set It Off.

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33. Queen Latifah recorded with Organized Noize for the title sound trackof the picture.

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34. In 2003, Queen Latifah produced and starred in Bringing Down the House with famed comedian Steve Martin.

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35. Towards the end of 2004, Queen Latifah planned to release two new albums.

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36. In 2004, Queen Latifah continued on her path of success.

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37. Queen Latifah went through three auditions to beat out such stars as Rosie O'Donnell, Kathy Bates, and Bette Midler for the role.

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38. Queen Latifah recorded with Organized Noize for the title sound track of the picture.

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39. Queen Latifah appeared on Fox's "Smart Kids" in December of 1994, a program to encourage and empower contemporary youth.

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40. Queen Latifah owns the recording management firm in Jersey City, along with a partner, Shakim Compere.

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41. In 1998, Queen Latifah released her second album with Motown, Order in the Court.

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42. In 1993, Queen Latifah was harshly criticized for producing Apache's "Gangsta Bitch" release.

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43. Queen Latifah responded to Interview by saying, "I can't base my life on what people think.

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44. In 1993, Queen Latifah recorded a jazz—and reggae-influenced album titled Black Reign.

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45. In 1991, Queen Latifah organized and became chief executive officer of the Flavor Unit Records and Management Company, headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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46. At the 2014 Grammys, Queen Latifah married 33 same-sex couples during the ceremony while Macklemore and Mary Lambert performed their hit "Same Love.

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47. On May 23, 2018, Queen Latifah was named the godmother of Carnival Cruise Lines' vessel Carnival Horizon.

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48. On September 16, 2013, Queen Latifah premiered her own syndicated daytime television show titled The Queen Latifah Show.

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49. Queen Latifah made her mark in hip-hop by rapping about issues of black women.

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50. Queen Latifah plays, straight-shooting physical therapist and die-hard basketball fan, Leslie Wright in this 2010 rom-com.

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51. Queen Latifah was the first, receiving her star in January of 2006.

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52. Queen Latifah is a celebrity spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics, Curvation ladies underwear, Pizza Hut, and Jenny Craig.

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53. On January 26, 2014, Queen Latifah officiated the weddings of 33 same-sex and opposite-sex couples during a performance of "Same Love" by Macklemore at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

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54. From 1993 to 1998, Queen Latifah had a starring role on Living Single, the FOX sitcom, which gained high ratings among black audiences; she wrote and performed its theme music.

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55. In 2008, Queen Latifah was asked if she would make another hip-hop album.

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56. Queen Latifah starred in 2006's "The Last Holiday" and 2010's.

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57. Queen Latifah is remembering her late mom Rita Owens six months after her death at 69.

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58. In 2006, Queen Latifah starred in the romantic comedy, 'Last Holiday'.

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59. Queen Latifah worked at Burger King, where, like Dallas on the farm, she learned the value of hard work.

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60. Queen Latifah is declining an award named for a pioneering opera singer, citing "personal reasons.

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61. Queen Latifah was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006 and the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2011.

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62. Queen Latifah has been dubbed as the "Queen of Jazz-Rap".

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63. In 1995, Queen Latifah was the victim of a carjacking, which resulted in the shooting of her boyfriend, Sean Moon.

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64. Queen Latifah has launched a perfume line called "Queen" and "Queen of Hearts".

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65. Queen Latifah is a contralto, and she has the ability to rap and sing.

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66. In 2015, Queen Latifah received a Best Actress Emmy nomination for her lead role as Bessie Smith in Bessie, an HBO film which received a total of 12 Emmy nominations.

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67. In June 2011, Queen Latifah received an honorary doctorate degree in Humane Letters from Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware.

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68. Queen Latifah spoke at Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles.

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69. In 2009, Queen Latifah was a presenter at the 81st Academy Awards, presenting the segment honoring film professionals who had died during 2008 and singing "I'll Be Seeing You" during the montage.

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70. In 2008, Queen Latifah appeared in the crime comedy Mad Money opposite Academy Award–winner Diane Keaton as well as Katie Holmes and Ted Danson.

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71. Queen Latifah appeared in the 1996 box-office hit, Set It Off, and had a supporting role in the Holly Hunter film Living Out Loud.

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72. Queen Latifah was a member of the hip-hop collective Native Tongues.

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73. Queen Latifah was raised in the Baptist faith and attended Catholic school in Newark, New Jersey.

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74. Queen Latifah was born in Newark, New Jersey, on March 18, 1970, and lived primarily in East Orange, New Jersey.

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75. Queen Latifah received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.

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76. Queen Latifah received critical acclaim for her portrayal of blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO film Bessie, which she co-produced, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

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77. Queen Latifah released her fifth album The Dana Owens Album in 2004.

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78. Queen Latifah gained mainstream success and acclaim with her performance in the film Chicago, receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

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