Queen Latifah Celebrates 50th Birthday With Messages From Famous Friends

Queen Latifah reaches a birthday milestone and is celebrated by friends like Kandi Burruss, Kelly Rowland, Tiffany Haddish, and many more.

All hail the queen! Wednesday (March 18) marked Queen Latifah’s 50th birthday, and her friends and fans took to social media to share heartwarming birthday wishes. The New Jersey emcee stepped into the music scene as a formidable rap force back in the late 1980s and has developed a career that has spanned all aspects of the entertainment industry. Her 1989 debut album All Hail the Queen gave us the feminist anthem “Ladies First” while her third project, Black Reign, as they sang along to  “U.N.I.T.Y.”

Queen Latifah Celebrates 50th Birthday With Messages From Famous Friends
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Queen Latifah operates a production company (Flavor Unit), has starred in multiple television shows (Living Single, The Queen Latifah Show, Single Ladies, Star), (Set It Off, Hairspray, The Secret Life of Bees, Joyful Noise, Chicago, Just Wright, Girls Trip, Brown Sugar, Beauty Shop, Last Holiday) and can rap and sing the house down. Many of her famous friends showed her love on her 50th birthday, so we join in to salute and celebrate Queen Latifah, a rap icon. 

“Happy Birthday to the Queen!!! @queenlatifah has inspired me more than any other woman in the entertainment business,” Kandi Burruss wrote on Instagram. ” Everybody give @queenlatifah some bday love! 🎂🎂🎂🎂.” Others like , Tiffany Haddish, Naughty By Nature, Monie Love, Lee Daniels, , and Jude Demorest gave her a shout out, including who penned an entire poem. Check a few of them out below.

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