Meet Deborah Cox: The R&B Singer Taking On Whitney Houston
By Sophie Schillaci
It takes a brave soul to take on a Whitney Houston classic.
Angela Bassett has reportedly found an R&B singer with the chops to re-record some of Houston's most memorable tracks in her upcoming Lifetime biopic. E! Online broke the news Tuesday that while Houston's music will be featured in the film, her voice will not. Enter: Deborah Cox, the R&B singer who will provide the singing vocals on the film while America's Next Top Model alum Yaya DaCosta will play Houston on screen.
Do you recognize Cox? Here are 11 things to know about the girl giving Lifetime's Whitney her voice.