Queen Latifah: Rapper loses mum, pens down an emotional letter to her

Posted on Mar 22 2018 - 10:40pm by admin

Queen Latifah’s mum is dead and the rapper has penned down a very emotional letter to her.

The veteran rapper who lost her mum, Rita Owens to a heart condition she has been battling for over 14 years described her mother in the heartfelt letter as a woman with great faith.

“It is with a heavy heart that I share the news, my mother, Rita Owens passed away today. Anyone that has ever met her knows what a bright light she was on this earth. She was gentle, but strong, sweet, but sassy, worldly but pragmatic, a woman of great faith and certainly the love of my life.

Queen Latifah and mumplay

Queen Latifah and mum



“She had struggled with a heart condition for many years and her battle is now over. I am heartbroken but know she is at peace. Thank you for your kindness, support and respect for our privacy at this time. Much Love, Dana Owens (aka Queen Latif‎ah), forever Rita Owens’ daughter,” she wrote.

ALSO READ: Queen Latifah honoured as entertainment icon

Queen Latifah with her late motherplay

Queen Latifah with her late mother



When celebrities lose someone very dear to them, especially a family member, we get to see how amazing they are with words when they pen down emotional letters to those dear ones.

Queen Latifahplay

Queen Latifah


Recall when comedian, Bovi, penned down an emotional posthumous letter to his late mother which he called “Love Letter” to her to mark her birthday.





He could not hide his emotions as he talked about how he missed her, the plans they had to spend her 60th birthday in Dubai. He went on to thank her for instilling values and culture in him and his siblings.

Leave A Response