Queen Latifah Wednesday night at the Pantages Theatre.
Remember when Queen Latifah was known as a rapper? You know, back when you’d see her on "YO! MTV Raps" wearing colorful, Afrocentric head gear and pushing oversized chess pieces around?
Well, that early phase of her career was a faint memory Wednesday night as the Queen (born Dana Owens) headlined a sold-out show at the Pantages Theatre. The only evidence that it had even happened was the jazzy revamp of early ’90s hit "U.N.I.T.Y." that fans coaxed her…