the book is forthcoming. by Danyel Smith. a history of black women in pop. from It Books/HarperCollins (2014). now writing. tumbling this stuff keeps me inspired, and keeps my brain sane.
Posts tagged cissy houston
The things I saw sent a chill right through me. Somebody had been spray-painting the walls, painting big glaring eyes and strange faces. They were evil eyes, staring at you like a threat. And there was a big framed photo of Nippy, Bobby and Krissi—but someone had cut Nippy’s head right out of it.
Cissy Houston,  from her new book about Whitney


Oprah Winfrey sits down with Cissy Houston January 28, at 10pm EST/PST. Nearing the one year anniversary of Whitney Houston’s death, Oprah will chat with the late singer’s mother in her New Jersey home for her first in-depth interview since her daughter’s passing.

(via whitneyhoustonblog)


Elvis Presley died on this day in 1977.


art: Presley and Cissy Houston in Las Vegas, 1969