Queen Latifah

The VH1 Hip-Hop Honors are tonight (Monday, July 11), and this year, the network is honoring the women. To get ready, we’re looking back at the best videos by some of our favorite leading ladies from past and present.

In a SXSW keynote speech aimed to "break the barriers for the 62 million girls around the world who are not in school today," First Lady Michelle Obama got real about the importance of education and staying focused as a young student growing up in Chicago.

Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken & Waffles, a hotspot in the midtown area of Atlanta, is in hot water after failing a health inspection. According to inspectors, there were 15 violations discovered in the eatery, which included debris found on ceilings and vents, a cooler with a missing door, and violations surrounding hand-washing. Fulton County inspectors […]

Accused shooter Robert Lewis Dear went on a rant admitting he is guilty of murder and claiming that he is a “warrior for babies.”

Talk about #BlackGirlMagic. With an ongoing conversation about justice, race, and diversity dominating media in recent months, it’s only right that some of the largest magazines in the nation are celebrating Black women in a big way. Kerry Washington was the latest star to cover Self, showing off her Pilates moves and speaking out on the […]

The FBI has launched an investigation to take a closer look at Hillary Clinton’s private email account.

More stars have been added to NBC’s live version of The Wiz, while Shaft is headed back to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah have joined the cast of the musical. Blige will play Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Latifah will star as the Wiz. The […]

Roland Martin and HipHollywood’s Vanessa Barnett rundown which African American actors  received Emmy Award nominations and who was snubbed by the Emmy voting committee. Lee Daniels took to social media to voice his displeasure after learning that Empire was left out of the Emmy nominations. In an Instagram video post with actor Jussie Smollett, Daniels is seen […]

Queen Latifah’s daytime talk show, “The Queen Latifah Show,” has been cancelled next season, a source tells NewsOne exclusively. It was the only syndicated talk show launched in September 2013 to make it to its second season, according to the Hollywood Reporter. SEE ALSO: Little League Pitching Phenom Mo’ne Davis Lands Book Deal The star posted […]

Paul Bergrin (pictured), an attorney whose roster of celeb clients included such performers as Queen Latifah, Lil’ Kim, and Naughty By Nature, was sentence to life in prison without parole Monday for nearly two dozen counts, including murder conspiracy and racketeering, according to the Daily Mail. Court documents also state that the Newark, N.J.-based lawyer, […]

Hip-Hop veteran, Queen Latifah, weighed in on the witch’s brew stirring on “American Idol” when she paid a visit to “Anderson Live” to chat with host Anderson Cooper. As previously reported by NewsOne, diva Mariah Carey and newcomer Nicki Minaj had an altercation that led to the show’s auditions being canceled for the day, and […]

Actress, singer, spokesmodel, songwriter, and producer extraordinaire Queen Latifah held court on Saturday among a sea of gay and lesbian attendees at the 29th annual Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival in Long Beach, Calif., according to EurWeb. As the 4th largest gay pride celebration in the country, the Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride event […]