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Clockwise from upper left: Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell (Blue album cover), PJ Harvey (Rid of Me album cover), Nina Simone, Ofra Haza (Fifty Gates of Wisdom album cover), Aretha Franklin. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Turning The Tables Takes Over All Songs Considered

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Queen Latifah Tunes into 'Trav'lin' Light'

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Queen Latifah plays blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie. Frank Masi/Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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

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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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