Recently, the first trailer for the biographical film of the late legendary singer Whitney Houston has been released.
“I Wanna Dance with Somebody” features actress Naomi Ackie portraying the late singer. The trailer begins with Clive Davis of Arista Records discovering her singing in a nightclub at the age of 19. The clip also shows the dark undercurrents that Whitney faced throughout her career, such as dealing with criticism that her music was not “black enough.”
I Wanna Dance with Somebody is directed by Stella Meghie and written by Anthony McCarten, who wrote the Oscar-winning Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The film hits theaters on December 21. “The greatest voice of our time has an even greater story,” reads the film’s official synopsis. Top Albania Radio writes that the world music diva passed away 10 years ago, at the age of 48. It was announced that the year we left after the results of the autopsy came to an end. But apparently the investigation was reopened to clarify the true cause of death.
Meanwhile, a new book about the legend of soul-pop music Whitney Houston, reveals the frank and inspiring character of the African-American singer, but also her dilemmas that conflicted with the social norms with which she had grown up. The author Gerrick Kennedy writes in his book “Didn’t We Almost Have It All: In Defense of Whitney Houston” that among the many dilemmas of the religious education she received from a young age, Whitney hid many aspects of her character, even her sexuality. her.
Growing up in New York, Whitney was raised by her mother Cissy and was raised as a devout Christian and member of the church choir. Whitney’s cousin, popular R&B singer Dionne Warwick, began to encourage Whitney’s talent, in which the family saw an opportunity to escape poverty.