Queen Latifah will be honoured at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors. The superstar is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this year’s ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles on Friday (Feb. 17).

Queen who is excited about the news said she is honoured to receive the award. “It means so much to me coming from fellow entertainers and my peers. she added.

Queen got her start as a rapper almost three decades ago. Terrence Howard will also be honored at the event. And the show will be hosted by Regina Hall.