Queen Latifah On Board With UPN

Queen Latifah will join the ranks of rappers employed by UPN as she is set to executive produce an updated version of "WKRP in Cincinnati," according to a reports.The new show will be called "WHOT" and will feature a hip-hop take on the popular '80s sitcom.The series is based upon a young white woman who is hired as the station manager of a rap music station.Latifah will produce the show with Shakim Compere through Flavor Unit in conjunction with HBO Independent Productions.In addition to Latifah, UPN features a series starring Eve (Eve) and another one executive produced by Will Smith (All Of Us).Next up for Latifah will be a supporting role in "Barbershop 2," followed by a starring role in the spin-off "Beauty Shop."