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In HBO's 'Bessie,' Queen Latifah Stars As Empress Of The Blues

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Queen Latifah Tunes into 'Trav'lin' Light'

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Queen Latifah Reigns Over Music, Movies

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Queen Latifah Turns to Ballads

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Queen Latifah: From Hip-Hop to Big Band

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Queen Latifah: She Sings, She Acts... She Produces

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