MadameNoire Featured Video

People are dying to name “the next Oprah”—as if she’s not still around—but Queen Latifah says if you’re thinking of passing that title off to miss Dana Owens, think again.

“People say I’m going to be the next Oprah. No. Oprah is still Oprah. I’ll be the next me. I feel like there’s always a lane for me as long as I’m true to myself.”

I hear that. Queen Latifah has a gorgeous cover on the January issue of Essence magazine, and inside she talks about her rise to fame as a rapper, actress, singer, spokesmodel, and producer, and how the best is yet to come.

What do you think of the Queen’s cover and her multi-platform career?

Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.


More on Madame Noire!

Poet Says Men Like to Be Wooed Into The Bedroom Too
Get the Hair Look: Beyonce’s Voluminous Curls
Rentless Roommate: Getting Rid of Rodents When You’re a Gal Living Alone
How Mary J. Blige Provided The Soundtrack For Our Lives
Cosby Hair: 10 Looks We Adore
Use Rihanna’s Content Strategy To Keep Them Coming Back
Jim Jones And T.I. Remind Us Why We Love Bad Boys
How To Take Things Slow Without Losing His Interest

TRENDING ON MADAMENOIRE
Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN