Queen Latifah will be honored as an Entertainment Icon at the American Black Film Festival Honors this Friday (Feb 17).
Via Page Six:
The Oscar-nominated actress is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year's ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles on Friday. The star of "Star" on Fox says she is honored to receive the award.
"It means so much to me
coming from fellow entertainers and my peers."
Queen Latifah got her start as a rapper almost three decades ago. Besides her Oscar nod for "Chicago," she's also been nominated twice in Emmy acting categories and won a Golden Globe.
The American Black Film Festival Honors will air on BET and Centric on February 22 at 8/7c with Terrence Howard and Regina Hall as your hosts.