Queen Latifah has one of themost diverse filmographies in Hollywood.She has played the voice of Mammoth Ellie in the animated dinosaur film "IceAge," the boisterous Matron Mama Morton in the big screen adaptation of theBroadway musical "Chicago," and wise beekeeper extraordinaire August Boatwrightin the critically-acclaimed "The Secret Life Of Bees."
There are dozens of acting credits listedon her Yahoo! Movies page.
But the Newark,New Jersey native who made her Hollywooddebut as a rapper with the release of her 1989 album "All Hail The Queen," hasnever lost her passion for the art of rhyme, and has been anxious to make a newrap album.
Over the years, Latifah madesure her fans did not forget that she could still spit a hot 16 bars,occasionally leaking web exclusive hip-hop tracks and collaborations. Shetapped into that energy when making surprise award show performances of late.Read More »from Queen Latifah Explains ‘Persona’ Behind First Non-Covers Album In 11 Years