5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT QUEEN LATIFAH

We All Hail the Queen who, besides getting a status of hip hop icon, became a television and film actress, a label president, an author and entrepreneur. Wanna know more? 

  • Queen Latifah started rapping in high school. The name of her group was Ladies Fresh!
  • Latifah means ‚delicate‘ in Arabic, her Muslim cousin helped her with the nickname, when she was eight years old.
  • It was Queen Latifah who discovered a hip hop trio Naughty by Nature and basically saved it from the streets. “Latifah been there with us from day one,” said Treach in an interview with BeatStars.
  • In 2006, Queen Latifah became the first hip hop star to get an actual star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Wanna have an attitude like the Queen? Read her book called Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman.

Image source: Charley Gallay/WireImage

 

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