Drag Queens The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time  

Brandon Michaels
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If the words "famous black drag queens" don't bring RuPaul to mind, you probably didn't read them correctly. But just because she's famous doesn't necessarily mean she's the best black queen. Talented black female impersonators are a force to be reckoned with the drag world, and they hail from all over the globe - from Los Angeles to New York, from Europe to Africa, from Sahara to Milan.

Who's your personal pick for the greatest black drag queen of all time? Maybe you're a fan of Bob the Drag Queen, the winner of Season 8 of RuPaul's Drag Race. Or maybe you adore BeBe Zahara Benet, the Cameroon-raised queen who spun her Drag Race Season 1 victory into a music career.

Some of the most famous female impersonators are black or African American, and you're sure to find them on this list. Vote your favorite performer up to number one!

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Yvie Oddly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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RuPaul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Shangela Laquifa Wadley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Tatianna is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Shea Coulee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Naomi Smalls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Peppermint is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Monet X Change is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Chi Chi DeVayne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Nina Bo'nina Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Akeria Chanel Davenport is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Asia O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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BeBe Zahara Benet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Jasmine Masters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Latrice Royale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Jaidynn Diore Fierce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Coco Montrese is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Stacy Layne Matthews is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Sahara Davenport is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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The Vixen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Dida Ritz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Trinity K. Bonet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Vivacious is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Bob the Drag Queen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time
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Kennedy Davenport is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Black Drag Queens of All Time