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Queen Latifah On The Hunt For Rap Talent

QUEEN LATIFAH is giving aspiring female rappers across America a boost by calling on them to support her on tour.The singer/actress, who started out as a hip-hop star, feels it's her duty to nurture new...

Queen Latifah: 'I Don't Want Abdul's Job'

QUEEN LATIFAH has dismissed reports she'll be PAULA ABDUL's permanent replacement on AMERICAN IDOL, but reveals she has signed on to be a guest judge on the hit TV show.The rapper-turned-actress is considering an offer...

Latifah's Film In Shooting Investigation

Producers working on QUEEN LATIFAH's new movie JUST WRIGHT have been tangled in a police investigation after gun shots rang out near the New York film set, injuring an unidentified man.According to police, film workers...

Valentine's Day Gets Even More Starry

Moviemaker GARRY MARSHALL's romantic comedy VALENTINE'S DAY is fast becoming one of the most star-studded movies of all time, with JAMIE FOXX and QUEEN LATIFAH joining the cast.Bradley Cooper, Julia Roberts and Patrick Dempsey will...

Latifah: 'Rap Is Boring Without Females'

Female rap pioneer QUEEN LATIFAH is calling on women to grab the mic and start rhyming - insisting hip-hop has become a "boring" male-dominated industry.Latifah has returned to her rap roots after completing her first...

Latifah Overshadowed By Mum At Obama Meeting

QUEEN LATIFAH has to fight for the spotlight when she takes her mother to high profile events - after nearly missing a chance to meet U.S. President BARACK OBAMA.The actress/rapper is often accompanied by her...

Absent Diana Ross Stuns Jackson Family

Michael Jackson's family were stunned that Diana Ross didn't attend his memorial service.The 'Baby Love' singer - who was appointed guardian of the late star's three children in the event of his mother Katherine's death...

Michael Jackson: The World Says Goodbye

Michael Jackson's daughter joined his loved ones in paying tribute to the late star as the world bid its final farewell to the 'King of Pop'.Paris, 11, was surrounded by the singer's siblings on stage...

Michael Jackson More Than King Of Pop

Berry Gordy Jr. described Michael Jackson as the "greatest entertainer in the world".The Motown Records founder - who signed the Jackson 5 - said the late singer's famous 'King of Pop' moniker was "not enough"...

Latifah Reads Angelou Tribute At Memorial

QUEEN LATIFAH delivered a poem penned by MAYA ANGELOU in tribute to MICHAEL JACKSON at the King of Pop's memorial in Los Angeles.Paying her own tribute to the late pop star at the Staples Center...

Stars Turn Essence Music Festival Into Jackson Tribute

BEYONCE, QUEEN LATIFAH and NE-YO turned the 2009 Essence Music Festival into a MICHAEL JACKSON tribute over the weekend (03-05Jul09) as they saluted the late King of Pop's legacy.The stars came out for the three-day...

Latifah Proud To Be Body Image Role Model

Rapper/actress QUEEN LATIFAH has finally accepted her body after years of struggling with her weight - because she is proud to be a role model to young girls who are worried about their size.The voluptuous...

Latifah Ready For Broadway Debut

QUEEN LATIFAH has been bombarded with offers to appear on Broadway - but is holding out for her dream role.The rapper-turned-actress received an Oscar nomination for playing Mama Morton in the film version of Chicago...

Latifah Smells Success With Her New Scent

QUEEN LATIFAH is set to join the celebrity scent sect as she prepares to launch her first royal fragrance.Queen will hit stores in September (09) and the rapper-turned-actress can't wait to start spraying. She tells...

Queen Latifah Reveals Past As Sexual Abuse Victim

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH has opened up for the first time about her harrowing childhood as a victim of sexual abuse in a candid new magazine interview.The Chicago star, real name Dana Owens, grew up in...

Franklin & Latifah To Lead Mandela Day Celebrations In New York

ARETHA FRANKLIN, QUEEN LATIFAH and TLC will headline an upcoming tribute to human rights icon NELSON MANDELA in New York.The soul queen, rap royal and hip-hop duo will join Wyclef Jean, Cyndi Lauper, Baaba Maal...

Latifah Sued By Beauty Team

QUEEN LATIFAH is at the centre of an ugly legal battle - she is facing two lawsuits over accusations she failed to pay her make-up artist and stylist over $1 million ($700,000) in fees. In two...

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

Oscars Fascinating Fact:

QUEEN LATIFAH provided a musical backdrop for the annual Oscars rollcall of those in the movie industry who have died in the past year, singing I'LL BE SEEING YOU from the musical RIGHT THIS WAY....

Latifah To Sing Oscars Tribute

QUEEN LATIFAH will honour Hollywood's deceased stars at the Oscars by performing during the show's In Memoriam montage.The former rapper will sing standard I'll Be Seeing You as movie clips and photographs of those who...

Queen Latifah Inks New Book Deal

Rapper-turned-actress QUEEN LATIFAH will share her tips for happiness in a new life-coaching book, aimed at inspiring her fans. The Chicago star, born Dana Owens, has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing, which will...

Queen Latifah Looking For Duet Partner

QUEEN LATIFAH has invited budding singers and musicians to come up with an original song for a duet for her forthcoming album PERSONA. The rapper/actress launched the contest during Wednesday (07Jan09)'s People's Choice Awards, which...

Latifah Continues Spokesperson Role After Diet Success

QUEEN LATIFAH will continue her role as a spokesperson for diet brand Jenny Craig - after she used the weight-loss plan to shed 20 pounds (nine kilograms) in the last year. The Grammy-winner became the...

Latifah's Jewellery Stolen In $10,000 Holiday Heist

QUEEN LATIFAH has become the victim of thieves, who stole more than $10,000 (GBP6,990) in jewellery from her luxury villa in Tobago. The actress/singer, real name Dana Owens, was holidaying at the $1,000 (GBP700)-per-night Stone...

Latifah's Jewellery Stolen In $10,000 Holiday Heist

QUEEN LATIFAH has become the victim of thieves, who stole over $10,000 (GBP6,990) in jewellery from her luxury villa in Tobago. The actress/singer, real name Dana Owens, was holidaying at the $1,000 (GBP700)-per-night Stone Haven...

Smith, Latifah And Perry Named Most Influential African-americans

WILL SMITH, playwright/moviemaker TYLER PERRY and QUEEN LATIFAH have joined BARACK OBAMA on Essence magazine's coveted Most Influential African-Americans list. The quartet is joined by rapper Kanye West and hip-hop icons Wyclef Jean and will.i.am....

Latifah: Hudson Is A 'Superwoman'

QUEEN LATIFAH supported grieving singer JENNIFER HUDSON at the American Music Awards on Sunday (23Nov08) - in a female-empowered performance with ALICIA KEYS and opera singer KATHLEEN BATTLE. The singers closed the 36th Annual AMAs...

Queen Latifah: 'Hudson Is A Superwoman'

QUEEN LATIFAH supported grieving singer JENNIFER HUDSON at the American Music Awards on Sunday (23Nov08) - in a female-empowered performance with ALICIA KEYS and opera singer KATHLEEN BATTLE. The singers closed the 36th Annual AMAs...

Former Motown Ceo Busby Dies

Former Motown Records president and chief executive JHERYL BUSBY,who helped launch the careers of BOYZ II MEN and QUEEN LATIFAH, has died. Busby was found on Tuesday (04Nov08) in a hot tub at his home...

Okonedo Terrified To Sing For Latifah, Keys And Hudson

Actress SOPHIE OKONEDO suffered terrible on-set nerves when she realised she'd have to sing for QUEEN LATIFAH, ALICIA KEYS and JENNIFER HUDSON. The Hotel Rwanda star teamed up with the singers in new film The...

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