Queen Latifah in a glittering peplum gown at the New York City Ballet's Spring 2013 Gala at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center in New York City. (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Queen Latifah's Queen Collection continues to reign supreme. The new Jumbo Gloss Balm comes in more than a dozen colors to compliment beautiful brown skin tones.
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Queen Latifah, a former rapper, gained notoriety for her acting in Set It Off, in which she played a tough lesbian bank robber. She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the musical Chicago and for an Emmy for her role in the AIDS drama Life ...
President Barack Obama paid homage to Memphis Soul music as part of the "In Performance at the White House" series in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., where Queen Latifah hosted the festivities.
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In Set It Off, Queen Latifah played Cleo, a tough lesbian who decides to rob banks with her friends. In the movie, Latifah proved that a woman could play a gangster as good as any man. (Photo: New Line Cinema)
Queen Latifah performed at the Long Beach Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Festival in California last June. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)