Category Archives: Music

3 Chics Celebration: Happy Birthday Rikyrah!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RIKYRAH! Please join us in celebrating Rikyrah. Rikyrah, here’s to another golden year in celebrating your generous spirit, your graciousness, your tenacity, your intelligence, your work ethics, your courage, and TRUTH-TELLING. We love you and all your service … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

Her voice is so missed. 1995–97: Waiting to Exhale, The Preacher’s Wife, and Cinderella In 1995, Houston starred alongside Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, and Lela Rochon in her second film, Waiting to Exhale, a motion picture about four African-American women … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

I hope you’re enjoying this week with Whitney. 1992–94: Marriage to Bobby Brown and The Bodyguard Throughout the 1980s, Houston was romantically linked to American football star Randall Cunningham and actor Eddie Murphy, whom she dated.[96] She then met R&B … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

More from Whitney. 1987–91: Whitney, I’m Your Baby Tonight and “The Star Spangled Banner” With many expectations, Houston’s second album, Whitney, was released in June 1987. The album again featured production from Masser, Kashif and Walden as well as Jellybean … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

More from Whitney Houston. 1985–86: Rise to international prominence With production from Michael Masser, Kashif, Jermaine Jackson, and Narada Michael Walden, Houston’s debut album Whitney Houston was released in February 1985. Rolling Stone magazine praised Houston, calling her “one of … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread: Whitney Houston Week

This week will be dedicated to The Voice: Whitney Elizabeth Houston. I still can’t believe she’s gone. Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Happy Sunday, Everyone. AMERICA’S FIRST FAMILY And our First Grandma, Marian Robinson Our First Dogs, Sunny & BO

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