Queen Latifah
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"Dana Elaine Owens", better known by her stage name "Queen Latifah", is an United States/American Rapping/rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, Model (person)/model, television producer, record producer, comedienne, and talk show host. She has long been considered one of hip-hop's pioneer feminists. Her work in music, film, and television has earned her a Golden Globe Award/Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two NAACP Image Awards/Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination. She most recently hosted her own talk show, The Queen Latifah Show, which was canceled in 2014.

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I love the message of the movie, which is that family is love. It doesn't matter if you don't look like each other. The love is what matters.

Bob Johnson had the vision to create a network for us when nobody else was.

Don't you want to know what's real and what's not? I remember when I was a kid, you know, this whole Cold War thing. They had us scared of the Russians. So, it's almost like, what's real and what's not?

This is the best tour, man, and it's all women! ... I wanted to do this because I was excited about playing to a different audience than I might normally play to at a hip-hop show. The vibes are right.

It just means I don't have to go far to get home from the premiere. My whole family is here, so it's wonderful. I can celebrate with Jersey for a change.

I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.

You know, it's always going to be a fight. I feel honored to represent for my folks ... I'm glad [the voters] opened their eyes just a little bit.

He did all the extreme stunts.

I think the reason I am here is to inspire African-American women who are rappers, full-figured women to know that they can do it too.