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Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah
Latifah at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.
Personal information
Birth nameDana Elaine Owens
OriginNewark, New Jersey, U.S.
GenresR&B, soul, jazz, hip hop, gospel
OccupationSinger-songwriter, rapper, actress
InstrumentsPiano, vocals
Years active1988 present
LabelsVerve, Interscope, Motown, Tommy Boy, Warner Bros., PolyGram, Disney
Associated actsAndrae Crouch and his Choir
L.A. Mass Choir

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Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970), better known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, rapper, and actress. Queen Latifah's 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.


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