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Queen Latifah’s Mother Passes Away After Years-Long Fight With Heart Condition

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Queen Latifah's mother has appeared in some of the actress's movies and television shows. She was diagnosed and has been living with heart failure since 2004.READ MORE

Hamilton Mixtape

Hamilton Mixtape: Sia, Miguel, Queen Latifah & K'NAAN Cover Play Classics

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Lin-Manuel Miranda has unveiled two more covers from his upcoming Hamilton Mixtape.READ MORE

Foxy Brown

VH1 Hip Hop Honors: Foxy Brown Prefers 'Much Higher Standard" Award (aka Not From VH1)

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VH1's "Hip Hop Honors: All Hail The Queens" aired earler this week, honoring female emcees who have been trailblazers of the art form over the years. Though many great female rappers were present for show, two were noticeably absent and the "Fox Nation," Foxy Brown's fans, wasted no time pointing it out. On Instagram, she assured her fans that she's not affected by being overlooked by the "reality show network" and would much rather receive an upper echelon award of a much higher standard.READ MORE

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah Tackles Modern-Day Racism at 2016 VH1 Hip Hop Honors

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Reflecting on the recent violent events that happened in Dallas, Minnesota and Louisiana, rapper Queen Latifah discussed the existence of modern-day racism during the "VH1 Hip Hop Honors: All Hail the Queens."READ MORE

Lil Kim

'VH1 Hip Hop Honors': Salute Lil' Kim, Salt N Pepa and Others Who Reign as Rap Queens

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VH1 is setting off the return of their notable awards show, "Hip Hop Honors," with an All Hail The Queens line-up of award recipients. Honorees announced thus far include Lil Kim, Salt N Pepa, Missy Elliott and the woman with the royal title included in her name - Queen Latifah.READ MORE

2014 Matrix Awards - Arrivals

VH1's 'Dear Mama' - Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige & More Perform Mother's Day Tributes [WATCH]

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The VH1 Mother's Day Special, "Dear Mama," aired Sunday with some memorable moments from entertainers who shared heartfelt messages with their mothers on that special day with live performances from Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige, Boyz II Men and more.READ MORE

Premiere Of Lionsgate's 'The Perfect Match' - Red Carpet

Queen Latifah is Ready for a Baby but Not with Paula Patton

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Queen Latifah is ready for love and ready to have a baby of her own but she won't be settling down nor starting a family with Paula Patton, despite recent reports.READ MORE

Record producer Jermaine Dupri attends D'USSE VIP Riser + Lounge at On The Run Tour at Georgia Dome

Jermaine Dupri Talks Discovering New Talent on Lifetime's 'The Rap Game'

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Jermaine Dupri has discovered some young stars in his day -- giving both Kriss Kross and Bow Wow their first forays into the music industry -- and now, the legendary producer is set to bring his penchance for A&R to TV with a new show, The Rap Game, which will the careers of young artists.READ MORE

The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Backstage and Audience

Diversity a Big Winner at SAG Awards as Idris Elba, Viola Davis, Queen Latifah Honored

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Amid all the talk around the lack of diversity at Hollywood awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards managed to set itself apart in recognizing black actors and actresses.READ MORE

Actress Queen Latifa attends VH1 Big In 2015 With Entertainment Weekly Awards at Pacific Design Center on November 15, 2015 in West Hollywood, California.

Queen Latifah and ‘R&B Divas’ Creator Nicci Gilbert to Produce New Reality Show

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It seems as though rapper/singer/actor/producer (whew!) Queen Latifah has been signing deals left and right these days to bring new content to a TV near you. After recently performing in The Wiz (as The Wiz) and inking a deal with Lee Daniels for a new musical drama, her latest venture has her teaming up with former Brownstone singer and R&B Divas creator Nicci Gilbert for a brand-new reality show focusing on "the redemption of six different women who, at one point or another, were caught in the midst of scandal," according to Wetpaint.READ MORE

Screen Actors Guild Foundation 30th Anniversary Celebration - Red Carpet

Queen Latifah to Star in 'Empire' Creator Lee Daniels' New Musical Drama on FOX

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Two big names are coming together to work on a brand-new show for FOX. Queen Latifah and 'Empire' creator Lee Daniels are putting together a musical series that is set to star Queen alongside three new faces, who were chosen after open auditions: Jude Demorest ('Dallas'), Ryan Destiny ('Low Winter Sun') and Brittany O'Grady ('The Messengers'). The show will be co-created and co-written by Tom Donaghy and directed by Daniels.READ MORE

 Rapper Nicki Minaj speaks onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Nicki Minaj Delivers Inspirational Speech at VH1’s Big in 2015 [WATCH VIDEO]

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In an introduction to VH1 Big in 2015 award for Queen Latifah's enormous contribution to hip-hop, and music in general, Nicki Minaj made an inspirational and rousing speech. She said, "I've never met a woman that I couldn't relate to, ever. I hope that if I could inspire a woman to do anything it's to never take no for an answer. No matter what field you're in, go after your biggest dream."READ MORE

The Wiz Live! Screen Grab

Stream NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' Online: Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo & More [WATCH]

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The night has finally arrived! NBC will air a live broadcast of The Wiz Live! featuring a star-studded cast on Thursday (Dec. 3) at 8 p.m. ET. Are you ready to see musicians like Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo and newcomer Shanice Williams like you've never seen them before? If you're unable to ease on down in front of a TV to watch the three-hour special, don't worry. We have a way for you to stream the show online.READ MORE

Beyonce at Met Gala 2015

Beyonce May Join Mary J Blige, Queen Latifah in NBC's 'The Wiz'

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NBC's live production of The Wiz could get a huge star added to the bill. Days after Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah were confirmed for the cast, today (July 30), rumors hit hard that none other than Beyoncé could be taking on one of the play's big roles.READ MORE

Idina Menzel performs at Super Bowl XLIX

Jamie Foxx and More: Ranking 2015's National Anthems at Sporting Events

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We had a realization while watching the Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao fight last night: Amid all the spectacle at the "fight of the century," the rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" turned in by Jamie Foxx was somewhat a spectacle unto itself. In fact, our national anthem can easily be converted into an overwrought piece of showmanship when handled awkwardly, and nowhere is it handled more awkwardly than at major sporting events. We decided to look at seven versions of the national anthem—from Josh Groban to Queen Latifah—from seven of the largest sporting events so far during 2015 and rank them for both talent and sincerity.READ MORE

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