Queen Latifah was born Dana Owens in Newark, NJ on March 18, 1970. Latifah is Arabic for delicate and sensitive and picked by her when she was 8. Queen Latifah is probably the most well-known and respected female rapper in the industry with her strong, empowering lyrics and personable style. Latifah demonstrated that black women can be portrayed as intelligent and beautiful instead of being sexual props in her male counterpart's videos
Queen Latifah I would enjoy meeting you. You vibrate in your soul and I have always found you very real, independent, strong, very full of life and you really seem grateful to wake up each morning. I admire those qualities in you.