Queen Latifah

Oct
21
4th Annual Black Girls Rock! Awards

Mary J. Blige and DJ Beverly Bond

Celebrities of all colors (and both sexes) braved the chill in New York City to celebrate the 4th Annual Black Girls Rock! Awards, held Saturday (Oct. 17) at The New York Times Center. Spearheaded by model-turned-DJ Beverly Bond (the awards show serves as Bond’s fundraiser for her non-profit youth empowerment mentoring organization, Black Girls Rock! Inc.), the night’s festivities celebrated the achievements of exceptional women of color.

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Oct
16
Video: Queen Latifah f/ Missy Elliott – ‘Fast Car’

Queen Latifah races to the finish line behind the wheel of a Ford Mustang in the video for “Fast Car” featuring Missy Elliott, the latest single off her new album Persona.

Oct
15
Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball 2009

Halle Berry and Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys, Iman, and Padma Lakshmi co-hosted Keep a Child Alive’s 6th Annual Black Ball at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Thursday (Oct. 15). Guests including Usher, Halle Berry, Nick Cannon, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, Estelle, and Queen Latifah were there to honor former President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, and African Ambassador Youssou N’Dour for their humanitarian work. Keys performed her own set and dueted with John Mayer on “Ain’t No Sunshine.”

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Sep
9
On the Scene: Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Queen Latifah, Estelle, Kelly R., Jesse Mac

Angie Martinez and Jay-Z

Chew on this. Jay-Z lunched with Angie Martinez at Sequoia restaurant in Manhattan last week for a taping of BET’s “Food for Thought: Conversations with Jay-Z,” airing September 11 at midnight.

Plus, Mary J. Blige is white hot, Queen Latifah kicks it with Liza Minnelli, Estelle is a PAPER chaser, Kelly Rowland vogues, and Jesse McCartney gets schooled.

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Aug
26
Queen Latifah Races to the Finish Line

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah gets behind the wheel of a 2010 Ford Mustang on set of the video for “Fast Car,” her Missy Elliott-assisted single from her new album Persona. The clip, shot over the weekend at Wall Township Speedway in New Jersey, features cameos from Common, Robin Thicke, and actress Paula Patton.

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Aug
23
New Music: Queen Latifah – ‘Hard to Love Ya’

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is torn between love and money on “Hard to Love Ya,” a new cut off her ninth studio album Persona (Aug. 25) featuring Busta Rhymes, Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman, and Dre of Cool & Dre.

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Aug
22
Queen Latifah in Driver’s Seat for ‘Fast’ Video

Queen Latifah and Missy Elliott

Queen Latifah will go behind the wheel in the video for her new single featuring Missy Elliott.

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