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She directed Yolanda Adams's music video for "This Too Shall Pass".
Long starred alongside Michael Beach in Soul Food and in the TV series Third Watch.
Long appears in the video for Kanye West's "Touch the Sky".
Jada Pinkett-Smith was originally supposed to play Lisa, but was too short for the role (opposite a 6'2" Will Smith), thus leaving Nia to take the part.
Long appeared in supporting roles in a number of movies such as Friday and Made in America.
Long played a leading role, or a member of the primary ensemble, in several films, including Soul Food, Love Jones, Boiler Room, Big Momma's House, Are We There Yet? Ice Cube has starred with her in four films, while (fellow Westchester High alum) Regina King has starred with her in two.
She is best known for her roles in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch, and the films In Too Deep, Boyz n the Hood, Friday, Boiler Room, Soul Food, Love Jones, The Best Man, Big Momma's House, Are We There Yet? Her mother moved to South Los Angeles when Long was seven years old, as she planned to marry there. In addition to her academic classes, she studied ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, and acting.
She accompanied her mother when she moved to Iowa City, Iowa, to study fine arts. She was bused from South Los Angeles to Paseo Del Rey Elementary School in Playa Del Rey from 3rd grade through 6th grade.