The VH1 Hip-Hop Honors are tonight (Monday, July 11), and this year, the network is honoring the women. To get ready, we’re looking back at the best videos by some of our favorite leading ladies from past and present.

All Hail the Queens will honor all of the women who broke through the glass ceiling and rose to fame and prominence in such a male-dominated field.

With all he's accomplished in both music and film, it's no wonder the mega-star was presented with the Generation Award at the 2016 MTV Movie Awards.

The SXSW keynote of powerhouse women Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Diane Warren, Sophia Bush and Queen Latifah was packed with stories, advice and testimonies by some of the most influential and inspirational women in entertainment. The keynote served to raise consciousness and awareness towards the “Let Girls Learn” initiative. Here are the 10 major keys from the keynote: 10. Michelle […]

Talk about #BlackGirlMagic. With an ongoing conversation about justice, race, and diversity dominating media in recent months, it’s only right that some of the largest magazines…

The Screen

When the HBO biopic based on Bessie Smith’s life airs Saturday, viewers may very well choose to focus on the dynamic of the relationship between Smith and Ma Rainey. Queen Latifah, who plays the titular character, recently spoke with BET, and she empathized with those drawn to the relationship but also expressed hopes they didn’t […]

Queen Latifah’s daytime talk show might be gone for good, but Ms. Owens is making a fitting return to the screen as the star of HBO’s new biopic Bessie. The new movie chronicles the life and career of legendary Blues singer Bessie Smith and features Latifah’s own singing throughout film and on the soundtrack. The movie is a pretty […]


“The Queen Latifah Show” may have been cancelled, but the star has not forgotten her workers. As the daytime series wraps up production just before…


While the HBO biopic still doesn’t have a release date, the network has let loose the first pictures of Queen Latifah as iconic Blues singer Bessie Smith in a small-screen film slated for next year. The first peek at Latifah in Bessie comes less than a month after an official announcement that her short-lived daytime talk show the Queen Latifah Show would not be […]

Arts & Entertainment, Television

Rape allegations against Bill Cosby had nothing to do with the cancellation of the sitcom veteran’s scheduled appearance on “The Queen Latifah Show.” At least not from the show’s point of view. MUST READ: Actress Barbara Bowman Details Years Of Alleged Rape By Bill Cosby A statement released to said that Cosby’s cancellation was done […]


“The Queen Latifah Show” returned for a second season on September 15, 2014! Since season one, Queen has welcomed plenty of Hollywood’s biggest stars and entertainment legends and inspiring heroes from all around the world to her stage. This season she’s boasting guests like Denzel Washington, Mo’ne Davis, Toni Braxton and Jada Pinkett-Smith. MUST READ: […]