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Hip-hop's first lady (though some would attribute that to Roxanne Shanté), the woman behind the moniker is Dana Owens, who was born on March 18th, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey. She came from a police family--both her father and older brother were cops, which would later influence her rhyming style and life philosophy. Owens witnessed both ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 21 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

(book) "Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom". New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2010. ISBN-10: 0446555894; ISBN-13: 9780446555890 See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 11 Interviews | 10 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dana Owens

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm pretty much the same but trying to be better every day. I don't think the success has gone to my head. I don't think I'm alienating friends or losing friends. See more »

Trivia:

Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". Volume 264, pages 284-285. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, Cengage Learning, 2008. See more »

Nickname:

Hip-Hop's First Lady

Star Sign:

Pisces

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