Queen Latifah

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Joey Prusak, Hopkins Dairy Queen worker, reimburses blind customer after he's robbed [UPDATE]

    -- Update at bottom --A customer at the Hopkins Main Street Dairy Queen recently wrote to the company to commend Joey, an employee who did all he could to prevent a woman from stealing cash from a blind customer, then opened his own wallet to reimburse the man when his efforts to stop the woman prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Toki Wright provides soundtrack for Trayvon Martin rally [Playlist]

    Photos by B Fresh PhotographyLeft: Toki Wright; Right: TK of Tipsy BikeAmong the thousands assembled at Hennepin County Government Center on Monday for the #HoodiesUpMN Trayvon Martin rally was rapper Toki Wright. The local Rhymesayers artist, music producer, DJ and educator decided to bring a sound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Queen Latifah poster from 1991 unearthed at First Avenue

    ​It would probably be a music buff's dream to rummage through dusty boxes and old files at First Avenue. Imagine the stuff you might find! Today during construction at the club to move the stairs and create more sightlines, a gig poster was unearthed in the rubble. Marketing coordinator Machen Dav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Brother Ali wants dropouts back in school [VIDEO]

    Brother Ali wants you to crack the books​How do you persuade kids who've dropped off the Minneapolis school district's radar to get back to class? Enlist the help of a Rhymesayers hip-hopper they're probably listening to on their iPods instead of answering the school bell. Brother Ali cut thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Public Enemy honor Brother Ali in new video

    ​In preparation for their forthcoming box set (BRING THE NOISE, HITS, VIDS, and DOC BOX: GREATEST SITES AND SOUNDS), Public Enemy dropped a new video for "Say it Like it Really Is" this morning, and it includes snapshots of inspirational public figures, activists, and musicians ranging from Malcol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Prince to receive BET's 'Lifetime Achievement' award

    ​Prince will be honored at this year's BET Awards with a "Lifetime Achievement" award and a tribute, a fitting honor for the iconic pop star who just celebrated his 52nd birthday last week. (Let's not dwell on that little bombshell of a ditty he dropped in celebration.) The show airs on Sunday, Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Robin Hood: Will he rob you of $10? A weekend movie guide

    Robin Hood: Anything to Crowe about?​ You've got 10 bucks and two hours, and you don't want to waste any of it. We can help. Here's our guide to the best and worst movies this weekend. OPENING MAYBE: Robin Hood Instead of robbing from the rich to give to the poor, this Robin Hood (Russell Cr ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2009
  • Movies

    January 16, 2008
  • Movies

    June 6, 2007

    Get Inside—It's Summertime!

    Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2006

    3/6: Morning Communique

    The House hates warning labels, bleach battles cancer, puppy curling, the Winter Olympics on Hoth, Spongeback Mountain, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2005
  • Music

    October 5, 2005

    Lady Speaks the Blues

    Getting by with local spoken-word and hip-hop queen Desdamona

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2005

    But I Thought You Weren't Famous Anymore!

    Silverstone, Suvari and MacDowell make a baffling return in Beauty Shop. They're back from Siberia, meaning, the so-so tables at the Ivy: Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Andie MacDowell are in the movies again, thanks to a benevolent queen (Latifah) and a wheezing franchise in need of three g ... More >>

  • Arts

    January 13, 1999

    For the Record

    The music industry released 30,000 albums in 1998. You can live without 29,990 of them.

  • Arts

    December 2, 1998

    Supersize Cinema

    Ten hours, a half-dozen movies, and one big brainwash at the "stadium seating" gigaplex

  • Movies

    November 11, 1998
  • Arts

    April 16, 1997

    Crazy Wisdom Masters

    The Jungle Brothers' careful return to hip hop.