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Queen Latifah

Singer, Rapper and Actress Queen Latifah
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Profession: Singer, Rapper and Actress

United States of America

Biography: She has been considered one of hip-hop's pioneer feminists. Her first album "All Hail to the Queen" (1989) sold more than 1 million copies, and her single U.N.I.T.Y earned her first Grammy Award.

Latifah has gone on to become a successful actress in film and television. She appeared in the musical film "Chicago", for which she was nominated for an Academy Award.

Born: March 18, 1970
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Age: 52 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Historical Events

  • 1989-11-28 Queen Latifah releases her debut hip hop album "All Hail the Queen" featuring single "Ladies First"