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Category Archives: Whitney Houston

Reality show participant becomes Whitney Houston on a TV show


Note from BW of Brazil: The last time this blog mentioned the name Whitney Houston it was after the tragic death of pop/R&B diva back in December of 2012. The meaning … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Although her TV character’s hair was inspired by Beyonce, singer/actress Leilah Moreno’s musical influences are Billie, Aretha and Whitney


by Mariana Wheat Leilah Moreno talks about her career as an actress and singer Leilah Moreno cannot go unnoticed. With a body sculpted by workouts, the mulata with the long, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Although her TV character’s hair was inspired by Beyonce, singer/actress Leilah Moreno’s musical influences are Billie, Aretha and Whitney


by Mariana Wheat Leilah Moreno talks about her career as an actress and singer Leilah Moreno cannot go unnoticed. With a body sculpted by workouts, the mulata with the long, … Continue reading

July 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

The dominance of the European aesthetic in Bahia’s media


In a recent post I wrote about the importance of Whitney Houston, I explained that it would be near impossible for a black female singer to rise to the stature … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

The dominance of the European aesthetic in Bahia’s media


In a recent post I wrote about the importance of Whitney Houston, I explained that it would be near impossible for a black female singer to rise to the stature … Continue reading

February 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Vanessa Jackson sings Whitney Houston’s "Didn’t We Almost Have It All"


In dedication to the untimely passing of singer Whitney Houston, here is Vanessa Jackson (née Vanessa Moraes) singing her rendition of Whitney’s hit “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”. As I introduced … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vanessa Jackson sings Whitney Houston’s "Didn’t We Almost Have It All"


In dedication to the untimely passing of singer Whitney Houston, here is Vanessa Jackson (née Vanessa Moraes) singing her rendition of Whitney’s hit “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”. As I introduced … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment