Posted by | RayCornelius

The Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival has confirmed that rapper, actress, and cover girl Queen Latifah will be the headliner for this year’s festival on May 19.

According to, The Queen will be the ‘main attraction’ for the annual festival that draws around 75,000 attendees over a two-day period.  Latifah joins a long list of top-tier entertainers to headline Gay Pride events including Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Lil Kim, and Whitney Houston.

Latifah has been quite busy these days. She is currently in Atlanta filming the remake of the classic film, Steel Magnolias  as well as working on a few new projects including the indie film House of Bodies  and new talent competition show entitled The Star Next Door!