Queen Pen

Hip hop music, Musical Artist

1973 –

93

Who is Queen Pen?

Lynise Walters, better known by the stage name Queen Pen, is a Grammy nominated American rapper.

Her music career started as a protégé of Teddy Riley, a record producer and member of the R&B group BLACKstreet in the mid-1990s. She was a featured rapper, along with Dr. Dre, on BLACKstreet's 1996 hit, "No Diggity". She signed to Riley's Lil' Man label, and released My Melody, her solo debut album, produced by Riley.

Her first album produced the charting singles "All My Love", "Man Behind the Music", and "Party Ain't a Party". Queen Pen earned a 1998 Soul Train nomination for Best New Artist. She also gained notice from her song "Girlfriend", where she explored same-sex affairs.

She took a three-year hiatus from rapping, and returned with Conversations With Queen, her second album. She is now a novelist. Her son is also a rapper, who uses the stage name Nefu Da Don.

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Born
1973
Harlem
Also known as
  • Lynise Walters
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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