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Queen Latifah Visiting ESPN

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WOW!! Dana Owens just turned 50!!   Well we all know her as Queen Latifah!!

Born Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, New Jersey, Latifah signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989. She released her debut album All Hail the Queen on Nov. 28, 1989. The album spawned the hit single “Ladies First”

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Queen Latifah (Dana Owens) appears in a portrait taken on October 6, 1989 in New York City. (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images/MIchael Ochs Archives)

Jaz-O, Queen Latifah and Jay-Z Attend Big Daddy Kane’s Birthday Party on September 10, 1989 in New York City (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images/Michael Ochs Archives)

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