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Queen Latifah

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Queen Latifah

American singer, rapper, model, and actressadd

Category: Music

Born in 1970.

Countries: United States (83%), (6%), United Kingdom (3%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Diane Keaton, Dolly Parton, Mad Money (film)

Linked to: House Party 2, Motown, Catholic school, Fox Broadcasting Company

 

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Queen Latifah was born in 1970 add something


1980

Monie Love - She was a well-respected figure in British hip hop, and made an impact with American hip hop audiences as a protégé of female American emcee Queen Latifah, as well as through her membership in the late 1980s/early 1990s Native Tongues


1985

Barbara Lewis - The Dana Owens Album - In 1985 Carrie Lucas' remake of "Hello Stranger" was a Top 20 R&B hit and in 2004 Queen Latifah remade "Hello Stranger" for her "The Dana Owens Album"


1988

The song got the attention of Tommy Boy Music employee Dante Ross, who signed Latifah and in 1988 issued her first single, "Wrath of My Madness. add something


1989

Freddy helped Latifah sign with Tommy Boy Records, which released Latifah's first album All Hail the Queen in 1989, when she was nineteen. add something

 

Monie Love - Love first gained critical and commercial notice in the United States in 1989 for her cameos on Queen Latifah Grammy *award-winning and pro-woman single "Ladies First," on Adeva's "Ring My Bell," on the Jungle Brothers' well-received single "Doin' Our Own Dang," and on De La Soul's hit single "Buddy


1990

Betty White - Her film credits in the late 1990s and early 2000s included "Hard Rain", "Dennis the Menace Strikes Again" and "Bringing Down the House", in which she co-starred with Steve Martin and Queen Latifah


1992

Vickie Winans - They were able to book Vickie on Queen Latifah, various BET shows and Jenny Jones, among other high profile television programs and got her the most press coverage she'd had since she toured with the Winans Family Tour in 1992


1993

From 1993–1998, Latifah had a starring role on Living Single, a Fox sitcom, which gained high ratings among black audiences; she wrote and performed its theme music. add something

 

In 1993, Latifah was the victim of a carjacking, which resulted in the shooting of a friend. add something


1995

Flavor Unit Entertainment - The company was founded by Queen Latifah and Shakim Compere in 1995


1996

In 1996, she was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of a loaded handgun. add something

 

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


1997

Willa Shalit - She produced a 1997 reading of Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets at the Helen Hayes Theater Broadway starring Meryl Streep, Anjelica Huston, and Cherry Jones and the landmark V-Day 2001 performance in Madison Square Garden featuring Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah, Glenn_Close, Claire Danes and many others


1998

In 1998, co-produced by Ro Smith, now CEO of Def Ro Inc., she released her fourth hip-hop album Order in the Court, which was released by Motown Records. add something


1999

She had her own talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, from 1999 to 2001. add something


2003

In 2003, she starred with Steve Martin in the film Bringing Down the House, which was a major success at the box office. add something

 

In early 2003, Latifah had breast reduction surgery which downsized her F size breasts to a triple D cup size, as a way to reduce back and shoulder pain. add something

 

Kimberly J. Brown - She co-starred in the 2003 film "Bringing Down The House" with Steve Martin and Queen Latifah


2004

In 2004, she released the soul/jazz standards The Dana Owens Album. add something

 

Al Green - The Dana Owens Album - In 2004, Green sang a duet, "Simply Beautiful", with Queen Latifah on her "The Dana Owens Album"

 

Eve (entertainer) - Eve appeared in xXx with Vin Diesel, both Barbershop and Barbershop 2: Back in Business with Ice Cube, The Cookout with Queen Latifah and Meagan Good, and The Woodsman with Kevin Bacon in mid 2004.

 

Henry Simmons - He played Queen Latifah's boyfriend in the 2004 action/comedy film "Taxi"

 

Ann-Margret - She played Jimmy Fallon's mother in the 2004 comedy "Taxi", co-starring Queen Latifah

 

Taxi (2004 film) - "'Taxi"' is a 2004 American remake of the 1998 French film of the same name, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy_Fallon and Gisele Bündchen, and directed by Tim Story


2005

Bryce Wilson - Most notably, Wilson appeared as James, in the 2005 film "Beauty Shop", which starred Queen Latifah

 

The Dark Knight (film) - In August 2005, Holmes was reportedly planning to reprise the role, but she eventually turned it down to do "Mad Money" with Diane Keaton and Queen Latifah


2006

Also in 2006, Latifah voiced Ellie, a friendly mammoth, in the animated film, Ice Age: The Meltdown (her first voice appearance in an animated film), and appeared in the drama Stranger Than Fiction. add something

 

In early 2006, Latifah appeared in a romantic comedy/drama entitled Last Holiday. add something

 

Last Holiday (1950 film) - A loose remake of the same name was released in 2006, starring Queen Latifah as Georgia Byrd, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Alicia Witt, and Gérard Depardieu

 

Giancarlo Esposito - In 2006 Esposito starred in "Last Holiday" as Senator Dillings, alongside Queen Latifah and Timothy Hutton


2007

Latifah produced the 2007 film The Perfect Holiday. add something

 

The summer of 2007 brought Latifah triple success in the big-screen version of the Broadway smash hit Hairspray, in which she acted, sang, and danced. add something

 

Zac Efron - Efron presented the 2007 Teen Choice *award for "Favorite Movie" along with Queen Latifah, and later that year, he co-hosted the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice *awards with The Veronicas on October 10 in Sydney

 

Jill Marie Jones - Jones appeared in the 2007 film "The Perfect Holiday", which stars Queen Latifah and Terrence Howard as well as Morris Chestnut, Rachel True, and Gabrielle Union

 

Nelson George - His directorial debut, "Life Support", starring Queen Latifah, aired on HBO on March 10, 2007


2008

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

 

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

 

Diane Keaton - Also in 2008, Keaton appeared alongside Katie Holmes and Queen Latifah in the crime-comedy film "Mad Money", directed by Callie Khouri

 

Callie Khouri - Khouri directed "Mad Money" in 2008, a crime-caper film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, and Katie Holmes

 

Laurence Mark - Mark produced "I, Robot", starring Will Smith, "Last Holiday", starring Queen Latifah and "The Lookout", starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and directed by Scott Frank which won the 2008 Independent Spirit *award for Best First Feature

 

Mad Money (film) - "'Mad Money"' is a 2008 comedy-crime film starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah and Katie Holmes, and directed by Callie Khouri

 

Kathleen Battle - On November 23, 2008, she performed "Superwoman" on the American Music *awards with Alicia Keys and Queen Latifah


2009

In 2009, 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. add something

 

In 2009, Latifah, along with the Jubilation Choir, recorded the title track on the album Oh, Happy Day: An All-Star Music Celebration, covering the song that the Edwin Hawkins Singers made popular in 1969. add something

 

The following year, in 2009, she released her album Persona. add something

 

Latifah was asked by Maya Angelou, who was unable to attend, to recite a poem written by Angelou at the memorial service for Michael Jackson in July 2009. add something

 

Maya Angelou - In 2009, Angelou wrote "We Had Him", a poem about Michael Jackson, which was read by Queen Latifah at his funeral

 

Lil Rounds - She was eliminated on April 22 along with Anoop Desai, and returned for the Season 8 Finale on May 20, 2009 performing "Cue the Rain" with Queen Latifah


2010

Common (entertainer) - Common starred in the 2010 movie "Just Wright" as a basketball player that falls in love with his trainer Queen Latifah

 

Common (rapper) - Common starred in the 2010 movie "Just Wright" as a basketball player that falls in love with his trainer Queen Latifah

 

Dania Ramirez - In March 2010, Ramirez and Queen Latifah launched the company's "Clean Makeup for Clean Water Campaign"


2011

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

 

Debra Martin Chase - Chase produced Just Wright starring Queen Latifah and Common, which was the winner of the 2011 NAACP Image *award for Best Screenplay and the recipient of four Image *award nominations, including Best Picture

 

The Black Eyed Peas - On November 23, 2011, the group made their last performance for The Beginning Tour in Miami with opening acts such as Cee Lo Green, Queen Latifah, among others


2012

In January 2012, while appearing on 106 & Park with Dolly Parton, to promote Joyful Noise, Latifah stated that she had been working on a new album, set to release sometime in spring 2012. add something

 

In March 2012, it was reported that Latifah planned to adopt her first child from Africa. add something

 

Kris Kristofferson - In 2012, Kristofferson was in "Joyful Noise" with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah

 

Jill Scott - Later in 2012 she starred alongside Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Adepero Oduye and Condola Rashad in "Steel Magnolias", a remake of the 1989 original for Lifetime

 

Dolly Parton - Parton co-starred with Queen Latifah in the musical film "Joyful Noise" , which finished filming in April 2011

 

Keke Palmer - In 2012, Palmer starred alongside Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in the film "Joyful Noise", released in January 2012


2013

On September 16, 2013, Latifah premiered her own syndicated daytime television show titled "The Queen Latifah Show" add something


 

On January 26, 2014, 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 add something

 

Khandi Alexander - In 2014, Alexander was cast as older sister of Queen Latifah' character in the HBO Film about iconic blues singer Bessie Smith

 

Madonna (entertainer) - Madonna appeared at 56th Annual Grammy *awards in January 2014, performing "Open Your Heart" alongside rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and singer Mary Lambert who sang their single "Same Love", as 33 couples were wed onstage, officiated by Queen Latifah


2015

In 2015, 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 add something

 

Jermaine Dupri - In 2015 Jermaine Dupri executive-produced alongside Queen Latifah created a new unscripted reality series called The Rap Game


2017

On April 26, 2017, MTV announced that Latifah will be an executive producer for the third season of the television horror series "Scream" add something

 

Tiffany Haddish - In 2017, Haddish starred alongside Queen Latifah, Jada_Pinkett_Smith, and Regina Hall in the comedy film "Girls Trip" for Universal Pictures

 

Remy Ma - On the 12th of June 2017 Remy Ma took the stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam. During her performance, Remy brought out Queen Latifah, Young M.A, Lil Kim, MC Lyte, Lady of Rage and Cardi B to perform "U.N.I.T.Y." After the group left the stage, the Bronx rapper launched into "SHEther" while a photo of Nicki Minaj was displayed on the Summer Jam screen behind her

 

Remy Ma - On June 12, 2017, Ma took the stage at Hot 97's Summer Jam. During her performance, Remy brought out Queen Latifah, Young M.A, Lil' Kim, MC Lyte, Lady of Rage and Cardi B to perform "U.N.I.T.Y." After the group left the stage, Ma launched into a performance of "Shether", while a photo of Nicki Minaj was displayed on the stage screen behind her

 

Mariah Carey - On July 21, 2017, Carey will made a cameo in the movie "Girls Trip" starring Queen Latifah, Jada_Pinkett_Smith and Regina Hall


2018

On March 21, 2018 her mother actress Rita Owens passed away due to heart failure, an issue she had been battling since 2004 add something

 

On May 23, 2018, Latifah was named the godmother of Carnival Cruise Lines' vessel Carnival Horizon add something


2019

On June 24, 2019, it was confirmed that the third season is scheduled to premiere over three nights on VH1, starting from July 8, 2019 add something

 

On June 25, 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Queen Latifah among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something

 

The third season titled "Scream: Resurrection" premiered on July 8, 2019 add something

 

Boston Pops Orchestra - For the 2019 Fireworks Spectacular, Lockhart and the pops performed with Queen Latifah, Arlo Guthrie, poet Amanda Gorman, The Texas Tenors and Amanda Mena