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  • Whitney Houston Hologram Requests Turned Down…For Now

    Nov 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *As the head of Whitney Houston’s estate, her sister-in-law Pat Houston says she has fielded many requests for a Whitney hologram, but won’t rule it out completely in the future. “We did Madame Tussauds, the wax museum, with Whitney’s figures and that was a little scary to stand there and take photographs next to these […]

  • Angela Bassett Addresses Whitney Houston Biopic Critics

    Oct 29, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *After months of criticism from Whitney Houston’s family, Angela Bassett is standing up for her upcoming biopic on the late singer. In an interview with HuffPost Live on Monday, Bassett disputed claims from Houston’s mother Cissy regarding those behind the film. In a statement, Cissy Houston expressed her feelings on the Lifetime network’s decision to […]

  • Nas Sees Ancestor’s Bill of Sale – A First for ‘Finding Your Roots’ (Watch)

    Oct 27, 14 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment


    *Rapper Nas makes history on Tuesday’s episode of “Finding Your Roots.” “We introduced Nas to five generations – we’ve never been able to do this before for any African American – five generations of his enslaved ancestors,” host Henry Louis Gates told the TCA in July. “And we showed him an extremely rare document, something […]

  • Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City. The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to CBS. Among those paying their respects were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte […]

  • Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald to Sing at Ruby Dee Memorial

    Sep 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *A memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will feature music by Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald, reflections by former Mayor David Dinkins and poet Sonia Sanchez, and a eulogy by Harry Belafonte, reports the AP. The celebration of Lee’s life will be held at the Riverside Church in New York on Sept. […]

  • Deborah Cox on Recreating Whitney’s Tone and Emotion for Lifetime Biopic

    Sep 3, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *No question. Deborah Cox had some very big shoes to fill in recreating Whitney Houston’s vocals for Lifetime’s upcoming biopic, “I Will Always Love You: The Whitney Houston Story.” And Cox would be the first one to admit that, as she remained unbiased and fully engaged in the task at hand. The “Nobody’s Supposed to […]