The Garden State: Rappers From Jersey

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  • Wyclef Jean
  • Naughty By Nature
  • Queen Latifah
  • Redman
  • Lauryn Hill
  • Sugar Hill Gana
  • Joe Budden
  • Rah Digga

Queen Latifah

Born in Newark and raised in East Orange, Queen Latifah is the epitome of hip hop royalty. The Jersey born rapper has several hits, including "U.N.I.T.Y" and "Ladies First." The Queen has gone on to become a producer, actress and spokeswoman for CoverGirl.

(Photo: John Parra/Getty Images for The Black's Annual Gala)

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