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Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

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Queen Latifah: The Royal Flavour

Interview by Paolo Hewitt, New Musical Express, 17 June 1989

All hail the new king and queen of Rap — namely hotshot producer DJ MARK THE 45 KING and his latest righteous rhymester, QUEEN LATIFAH. ...

Queen Latifah: Black Reign (Motown 530 272-2); 7669: 7669 East from a Bad Block (Motown 530 284-2)

Review by Andy Gill, The Independent, 17 March 1994

BLACK FEMALE artists are assailed by an obligation to serve as role models that doesn't operate on their male colleagues with anything like the same ...

Queen Latifah

Interview by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 13 November 1997

ONE WAY to control your career is to declare yourself sovereign. When 19-year-old Dana Owens came rapping out of Newark, N.J., in 1989, she assumed ...

Queen Latifah: Order In The Court (Flavor Unit/Motown)

Review by Evelyn McDonnell, Rolling Stone, 6 August 1998

IN THE four years since Queen Latifah's last album went gold and she won a Grammy, rappers have been getting rich, showing tits and making ...

Queen Latifah

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

b. Dana Owens, 18 March 1970, Newark, New Jersey, USA ...

Queen Latifah: Trav'lin' Light (Verve) ***

Review by Jeff Tamarkin, The Boston Phoenix, 31 December 2007

QUEEN LATIFAH is never going to be Billie Holiday or even Macy Gray, but 2004's surprise hit, The Dana Owens Album, proved she had a ...


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