Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

Queen Latifah Receives Honorary Doctorate From Rutgers

Queen Latifah was presented with an honorary doctorate from Rutgers University this past Monday. The proud New Jersey native and hip-hop icon also gave the commencement speech to the graduating class. She credited the life lessons she learned in her hometown for inspiring her achievements. Dr. Owens will celebrate 30 years in the entertainment business with her first performance at the Essence Music Festival this year. 

 

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Watch Trailer For New Whitney Houston Documentary

Watch the first trailer for the Whitney Houston documentary Whitney. Kevin Macdonald is the director of the film that has the blessing of Houston’s estate. Macdonald managed to get interviews with some of the people who were closest to the late singer as well as footage from home movies. There is one scene where Houston gives her raw opinion on Paula Abdul that has people talking about the trailer. But the real bombshell is the news that Houston’s cousin Dee Dee Warwick molested her as a child. Macdonald’s film was screened at Cannes and opens nationwide July 6th. Read Macdonald’s interview with Deadline

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