Remebering an icon: Whitney Houston

By Kelly J Newson

Today marks the 49th birthday of one of music’s biggest icons’ – Whitney Houston. Born August 9th, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey Whitney always knew she had a voice unlike others. She grew from a small town girl in Newark to worldwide icon in the late 80’s and 90’s.

With numerous number one hits, Grammy awards countless records as a female artist,  Whitney did what most female artists only dream of. Today, artists finds themselves trying to sing like the famous icon once did.
Whitney’s time on this earth was short, but she left behind a legacy of countless hits in both music and film. Whitney’s latest and last film “Sparkle” is due for release on August 17.