If Whitney Houston would have lived to August 9, 2012, should would have been celebrating her 49th birthday. Since she isn’t here to celebrate her birthday, we will celebrate it for her. Here are 3 reasons we love Whitney and will continue to celebrate her life and musical legacy.
3. She was American’s first black pop princess. When Whitney entered the music scene she was the All-American black artist. Her voice made her a force and her Clive-developed image endeared her in the hearts of all Americans (she was never really relegated to just a black audience). Whitney had the fortune of being the first black teen on the cover of Seventeen magazine. And as we found out during her death, Whitney had a heart of gold.
2. She kept it real. We love the fact that Whitney never made excuses for the things she loved in her life. She…
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