Singer Cissy Houston born Emily Drinkard in Newark, New Jersey. She led a successful career as a backup singer for such artists as Elvis Presley, Mahalia Jackson, and Aretha Franklin, and is now primarily a solo artist. She is also known as the mother of singer and actress Whitney Houston. Cissy Houston has recently been dealing with the lost of her daughter Whitney Houston one of our beautiful songbirds God called home way to early. Stay strong Ms. Cissy and RIP to your most precious gift Whitney Houston.
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