Melissa Arnette Elliott, better known as Missy Elliott. This hit maker is a five-time Grammy Awards winner and first female rapper ever to have certified platinum for all six of her albums. Missy’s 2002 album Under Construction earned double platinum. She has sold over 30 million records. Her first album was Supa Dupa Fly which was released in 1997 and in 2005 she released her sixth album The Cookbook.
Born Dana Elaine Owens, regarded as one of hip-hop’s pioneers; Queen Latifah released her first album All Hail the Queen in 1989 and released her last album Persona in 2009. Since switching into acting, she has found enormous success winning a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for the movie Life Support, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, and a Grammy Award. Her numerous nominations include six Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination. She appeared in movies like “Bringing Down the House” and “Hairspray.”