Latifah thanked her sisters in the name of rap Lil Kim, MC Lyte, Monie Love, and Rhapsody. They performed Latifah’s biggest hits as a tribute to her, celebrating a multi-decade career. The rapper has been very private and reserved about her relationships over the years.
Queen Latifah is a famous singer, songwriter, actress, and producer. Throughout her career, Queen Latifah has been a strong female voice in the rap game and championed women’s rights. Inspiration and empowerment of LGBTQIA+ people
Latifah has been dating Nichols for almost 10 years.
Who Is Queen Latifah Dating?
Queen Latifah came out with her new relationship at the BET Awards.
At the BET Awards, Latifah thanked her friends and family as well as her inspirations. I wanted to celebrate us, because I know together we stand stronger than when we tear each other apart, she said in reference to female rappers who were performing that night.
At the end of her speech, she shared her affection for Eboni Nichols, her partner of nearly a decade. She then addressed her son she welcomed with Nichols, Rebel. Her closing remarks were wishing Happy Pride to everyone.
Who Is Eboni Nichols?
Actress and choreographer Eboni Nichols has worked with many major celebrities. She debuted as a dancer for TLC in 1999, then went on to appear in movies, TV shows, and commercials. In the mid-2000’s she became one of Beyonce’s favorite collaborators working under her direction in several music videos including Say My Name (2004), Naughty Nichols was born and raised in the US. She attended high school at Valley View High School in Moreno Valley.
Afterward, she went to college at Chapman University in Orange, California. Stage, dance floor, and sports arena weren’t the only stages Queen Latifah graced. She also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre and Dance from Baldwin Wallace University. Her early dancing experiences with her high school’s cheerleading team at Loyola Marymount led to an audition for the Los Angeles Laker Girls, the elite squad
Last night at the BET Awards Queen Latifah won her first-ever “Icon Award”.
Her years in the cheerleading group taught her a lot about dancing and she kept up with it by touring with several troupes. This eventually led to her working with Beyoncé and becoming one of the world’s top choreographers. Latifah has also danced with Aaliyah, Will Smith, and Mary J.
Blige, among other celebrities. Her big breakthrough came when she started getting offers to choreograph commercials and TV shows in the 1990s—choreographing for McDonald’s, Burger King, Walgreens, etc. Latifah has choreographed for American Idol, Jane the Virgin, and Fresh Off The Boat to name a few.