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According to reports, Queen Latifah’s mother Rita Owens has passed from a heart condition.

Latifah celebrated her birthday just three days ago. She said of her late mother, “Her battle is over now,” and “She was the love of my life.”

Our condolences go out to the Owens family.

Hit page two for some bright memories from Latifah’s reign in the 90’s.

RIP: Rita Owens, Queen Latifah’s Mother Has Passed was originally published on

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