Queen Latifah is slated to headline the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival this month. This will be the first time that a well-known rapper has headlined an event of this type.
This is what Pat Crosby, Co-President of the Long Beach Pride Festival, had to say about Queen Latifah’s inclusion in the festivities:
“From Hip-Hop to R&B, Pop to standards, Queen Latifah is the voice of our generation and her concert here will be phenomenal. For her to make her worldwide Pride debut here in Long Beach is a tremendous testament to the popularity of our celebration and the strength of our community.”
The festival will consist of workshops, panels, and performances throughout the whole weekend. Queen Latifah is scheduled to perform at the festival on on Saturday, May 19th at 8:30 p.m.
For more information about the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival, click here.