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Queen Latifah Graces January Issue of ESSENCE

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“…People say I’m going to be the next Oprah. No. Oprah is still Oprah. I’ll be the next me. I feel like there’s always a lane for me as long as I’m true to myself…” –Queen Latifah

Actress. Singer. Rapper. Spokesmodel. TV producer. Shall we go on? As a child, Dana Owens was doted on by her creative and adventurous family. Today, with seven studio albums and more than 30 films to her name, she stands as one of the world’s most recognizable stars. For more than 20 years,the girl who grew up to be hip-hop and Hollywood royalty has empowered us with her music, inspired us with her fashion sense and graced us with her beauty. Queen Latifah shares with ESSENCE how she rose from the streets of Newark to the pinnacle of the entertainment industry. And the best is still yet to come…

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