Whitney Houston is back … or at least that’s what she and her record label want you to believe. The pop diva who dominated the record charts in the ’80s and ’90s descended into drug- and Bobby Brown-fueled infamy during the last decade.
And her last comeback, 2002’s “Just Whitney,” tanked commercially. After she gave an interview to Diane Sawyer the same year — in which she denied using crack, saying she made too much money to use the drug — the once-mighty Houston seemed relegated to being little more than the butt of late-night jokes.
Now with his highly anticipated release Rebirth, the CEO of Young Money Entertainment (YME) is once again poised to take the world by storm. As the album’s title suggests, Rebirth is all about change and transformation and it represents Lil Wayne’s development as a man and as an artist. “On this album I want to show my growth as an artist,” says Wayne. “I want my fans to see how far I have come musically.”
With well over ten millions in sales, unquestionable street credibility, critical acclaim, industry accolades, eight Grammy nominations, and ….