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Queen Latifah Warns Against Too Much 'T and A'

Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

From s2s Magazine: Queen Latifah says women don't need to expose their "T and A" to attract a romantic partner because "confidence" is what's rea...

Are You Buying It? Queen Latifah's Clothing Line

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.29.2011 | Style
Zandile Blay

The A-List actress, singer, rapper and producer is known and admired for many things, but was her fashion sense one of them?

Queen Latifah: Plus-Size Is A Word We Need To Bury At This Point (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 07.23.2011 | Style

Queen Latifah has added "slash-designer" to her lengthy title, debuting a line of apparel, handbags and hair extensions for HSN, Women's Wear Daily re...

Asking the Tough Questions With 30 Rock Star Grizz Chapman

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Grizz Chapman claims he's from the Brooklyn projects and made the leap from security guard to actor after getting the itch nearly a decade ago. Are these rumors true? This investigative reporter sat down with him.

Alicia Keys' Pregnant Bikini Honeymoon - With Queen Latifah

popsugar.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Alicia Keys bared her pregnant belly in a tiny bikini off the coast of France today. She was joined by her new husband, Swizz Beatz, after the two tie...

Government and Go-Go: Conversations with Stone Sour and Slipknot's Corey Taylor, and Chuck Brown

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Playing live is a lost art, and you don't see a lot of bands that go out and play the way the older bands do. It's a celebration, and a lot of people treat it like a commercial or a distraction.

Hip-Hop's Queen Latifah Is Outed

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

Some argue that hip-hop forced Queen Latifah to be closeted. Others argue she had enough clout and crossover appeal to not worry about it. But Queen Latifah, no doubt, did worry about it.

"American Tune": A Playlist For These Un-United States

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I had a waking dream last night in which Newt Gingrich was lobbying to have the word "United" in the "United States Of America" formally removed once and for all.

Weekly Reader: Straight Christians, Queen Latifah, & Karate Kicks

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bil Browning

Contributor Sean Martin's five part illustrated series "Elliot" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, & Part 5) wasn't the only fantastic LGBT content on B...

Filmmaker Nelson George on Taking It to the Web

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Nelson George is a cultural historian and filmmaker who candidly explores race, sex, parenting, gentrification, internet dating, and other hot-button issues in his voyeuristic web series, Left Unsaid.

A Date With Darling Lilith, Part 1

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

To know Lilith is to love her. Unfortunately, more than a few of her former paramours apparently can live without her.

Comfortable Heels Are No Longer An Oxymoron

Victoria Namkung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Victoria Namkung

Get ready to say goodbye to skinny stilettos for good. "We've found a genuine way to make beautifully crafted, sexy footwear that's actually good for ...

Mayor Koch Reviews Queen Latifah's Just Wright

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

Her smile and on-screen presence make this film a winner. The film also stars the rapper Common, who is fantastic in his role.

Working for the Weekend: A Sunday Playlist for Congress

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.

When a movie is 'not terrible'

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Critics are supposed to go into each movie with an open mind. No matter what we think of a particular director or actor or producer - and we all have ...

Queen Latifah, Common, Dwyane Wade...Lots More Show Up For Just Wright Premiere

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

With the stars out for the premiere of Queen Latifah/Common's romantic comedy "Just Wright," I asked them to weigh in on the romantic comedy genre (it's fairly an uneven one), and a whole lot more.

Precious Screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher Talks Parodies and (Wait For It...) A Sequel?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

After winning an Oscar for Precious, one wonders if screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher needed to go into a warm, happy place after being around such dark material for so long.

HuffPost Review: Just Wright

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When it comes to this kind of romantic comedy, Queen Latifah seems like a natural as the woman who men love to hang with - when they're not in pursuit of a woman they want to have sex with.

Rate the Celebrities from Nerd Prom! (PHOTOS) (POLL)

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Scott Shrake

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Movie review: Valentine's Day

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Valentine's Day wants to do for that Hallmark holiday what Love Actually did for Christmas: exploit it to make a romantic comedy. Just one problem: it's not funny.

Ochocinco Hangs With Queen Latifah, Birdman, Terrell Owens (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Chad Ochocinco appears to have been enjoying himself in south Florida as the Super Bowl approaches. At media day, he reported news for the Ochocinco N...

Lawyer To The Stars Pleads Not Guilty To Drug, Prostitution Charges

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — A former federal prosecutor and prominent New Jersey defense attorney whose past clients have included Queen Latifah and Lil' Kim...

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."