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3 and you are at home watching the Merv Griffin Show, watching what would become one of the biggest-selling artists and one of the greatest voices of all time singing “Home” from The Wiz. Griffin would go on to tell the audience “You won’t forget that name — Whitney Houston!”

Late vocal legend Whitney Houston almost starred in an iconic role on 'The Cosby Show.' See which one it was, and why she said no!

Following the tragic death of PNB Rock and newfound success of his single "Selfish," we look back at a few other great posthumous hit songs.

Contrary to a tweet sent out by gospel singer Earnest Pugh, veteran vocalist Cissy Houston is still alive according to niece Dionne Warwick.

Following the sold-out success of Mattel's new Madam C.J. Walker Barbie doll, we suggest 7 other Black history icons who deserve one as well.

Tyler Perry believes early criticism Whitney Houston received by the Black community led her down a road to her death. Agree or disagree?

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Whitney Houston earned Grammys, our hearts, and much more as she gave the world so many great performances and influenced much of the talent that we see in today's music industry.  On the anniversary of her unfortunate and untimely passing, check out some of Nippy's best music videos.

Following a now-viral list of "Top 10 Female Singers of All Time" posted on social media recently, fans began a wild music war questioning who the better singer is between music legend Whitney Houston and current pop queen Taylor Swift.

The team over at OneOf will release an exclusive Whitney Houston NFT collection that will give access to a never-before-released demo recorded when the singer widely known as "The Voice" was just 17 years old.


Dionne Warwick has made clear that she wants no part of an upcoming biopic about the late-great Whitney Houston.

We may soon see the musical legacy of late rapper Nipsey Hussle continue on through his offspring after the promising singing skills put on public display recently by his daughter, Emani Asghedom.