I know we’ve all been inundated with “RIP Whit” tweets, facebook statuses, articles, Grammy tributes, yada yada yada in the past 24 hours, but this shiz made me so damn sad. Where in the name of Kevin Costner was the bodyguard when she needed him?
In memory of the irreplaceable cousin of Dionne Warwick, I’ve compiled a “Pour One Out” playlist featuring my all-time favorite tracks from a few of the fine folks who joined the great dance party in the sky in recent years.
How will I know – Whit
Will you be there – Michael J
Tears Dry on their Own – Amy Wino
Try Again – Aaliyah
Ladies Night – Lil’ Kim featuring my girl Left Eye
Sunday Kind of Love – Etta James
I Got a Woman – Ray Charles
I’ve Been Everywhere – Johnny Cash
Still not a Player – Big Pun
Changes – Tupac
And last but never least, Biggy Smalls: