Gerrick Kennedy on Whitney Houston's "My Love Is Your Love" (1998)

Gerrick Kennedy on Whitney Houston's "My Love Is Your Love" (1998)


The Album: Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love (1998)

What was initially supposed to be a greatest hits compilation ended up being a full-on album. Whitney got everyone on this record. Babyface, Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Missy, and even Mariah Carey, all came into the studio to help create a true heat rock; four times platinum, six Grammy nominations, and the Oscar for Best Original Song/

Writer and critic Gerrick Kennedy joins Oliver and Morgan in the studio to talk about Whitney's move to hip-hop, her growth as an artist from her last studio album, and how this record helped celebrate black womanhood in a way that was so rarely heard at that time.

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Show Tracklisting (all songs from My Love Is Your Love unless otherwise stated)

My Love Is Your Love It's Not Right But It's Okay Lauryn Hill: Ex-Factor It's Not Right But It's Okay (Remix) Aaliyah: Are You That Somebody Brandy: Never Say Never Brandy: The Boy Is Mine If I Told You That Heartbreak Hotel Heartbreak Hotel (Live) Get It Back Total: Trippin' Deborah Cox: Nobody's Supposed to Be Here Whitney Houston: Tell Me No Oh Yes In My Business Heartbreak Hotel I Learned From The Best When You Believe My Love Is Your Love If I Told You That Oh Yes Get It Back When You Believe I Learned From The Best Kelly Price: Secret Love Deborah Cox: 2 Good 2 Be True Missy Elliot: All N My Grill


Here is the Spotify playlist of as many songs as we can find there.

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