Bun B isn’t letting up on Trill Burgers’ rise in the food industry.
Mar 13, 2023
While Whitney Houston is forever stamped as one of the greatest voices and artists of our time, the late legend’s personal life continues to be focused on by mainstream culture. According to Pat Houston, Whitney’s former manager and sister-in-law, Primary Wave can potentially create a great impact to change the narrative.
Nov 9, 2022
Whitney Houston fans are in for unexpected, yet exciting news. The late music legend has her own non-fungible token (NFT) collection! Houston’s estate has partnered with OneOf, a music NFT platform backed by music pioneer Quincy Jones, for the exclusive collection celebrating the singer’s life, Complex reports. The collection will feature an unreleased demo that Houston recorded at age 17, according to the outlet. The NFT will be auctioned next month and details will be revealed on Dec. 1. The winner of the auction will gain access to the never before heard demo, as well as a digital video created by 17-year-old Diana Sinclair, the young artist behind the collection’s artwork. “I saw a common theme in a lot of her work, the empowerment of Black women,” Sinclair reportedly shared in a statement. “Whitney’s talent and presence stands out a lot to me as a young Black woman in the arts. In the artworks I created, I wanted to highlight those sides of Whitney in the upper tiers, and then...
Nov 18, 2021
On Feb. 11, 2012, Whitney Houston passed away — and left the world broken-hearted. Shockingly, though, the Whitney Houston estate was in the red for more than $20 million at the time of her passing. This is despite the fact that she sold more than 100 million albums in her lifetime, and is the top-selling female R&B artist of the 20th century (according to the RIAA). A report by the New York Daily News says that, “Decades of narcotics use took such a toll on the R&B queen, who once sold more than 170 million albums.” The outlet also noted that, “She was leaning heavily on her mentor, music mogul Clive Davis, for financial help to keep her homes in New Jersey and Atlanta out of foreclosure,” and he reportedly loaned her $1.2 million to get out of debt. The Whitney Houston estate, therefore, was in a financial hole in 2012. But, in a twist of fate, her passing resulted in an extreme album and song sales spike: she sold 3.7 million albums and 4.3 million singles worldwide in the first...
Aug 8, 2021