Except for the star-studded lineup of singers, one other noteworthy second got here when Babyface spoke on Whitney Houston whereas performing “Exhale (Shoop Shoop).”
After praising Whitney as “one of many biggest artists ever,” Babyface spoke about how she was initially uncertain about taking up the music.
“The humorous factor about this music [is] she wasn’t gonna sing in any respect…For the longest time, I hadn’t even began to put in writing this music as a result of I didn’t know whether or not she was gonna sing.”
Nonetheless, it finally all labored out ultimately, as Whitney took on the challenge, which “felt so good” when it was accomplished.
“After which lastly she stated she was gonna sing, so I began making an attempt to place it collectively. That form of explains why on the refrain, there’s no actual lyrics as a result of I hadn’t acquired to it but…But it surely felt so good.”
Babyface talks about Whitney Houston and performs “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” with Tank, Avery Wilson and Chanté Moore on NPR Tiny Desk: https://t.co/rmjoEQjVcW pic.twitter.com/0RmAnrDC3z
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) June 9, 2023
I like it when legends discuss Whitney Houston. Babyface is and can eternally be HIM 🔥
— jenn (@Jenny_jenjenn) June 9, 2023
one factor imma do is cry to a Whitney Houston music😭😭 @babyface you probably did superb in your NPR tiny desk!!
— ms.gemini (@mohoneytee) June 9, 2023