Queen Latifah will be honoured at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors.

The star is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year’s ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles.

The Oscar-nominated actress says she is honoured to receive the award.

Queen Latifah got her start as a rapper almost three decades ago.

Besides her Oscar award for “Chicago,” she’s also been nominated twice for Emmy acting categories and won a Golden Globe.