Brandy, a breakout singing sensation of the 1990s (“I Wanna Be Down”), grew up worshiping Houston.
She listened to the diva’s albums nonstop and watched The Bodyguard repeatedly.
“He’s extremely dedicated to his craft,” says Paula Tuggey, a music executive who has worked on his recent albums. Steffans says she reached out to him out of concern.
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“Initially, he was always labeled as Brandy’s little brother,” says a source who knows Ray J well.
“That was a pain in his you know what.”But he was able to set himself apart with a different kind of reputation.
At the time of her shocking death, legendary singer Whitney Houston, 48, was seeing hip hop artist Ray J, 31.Despite his reputation as a ladies’ man, Ray J still charmed Houston. He’s the 31-year-old star of VH1’s For the Love of Ray J, a dating show that was a cross between The Bachelor and Flavor of Love.According to friends, they had been casually seeing each other since her split with Bobby Brown in 2007. Houston didn’t mind the R & B singer canoodling with a houseful of women, because Ray J claimed it was just for the cameras.On-and-off couple Whitney Houston and Ray J are reportedly dating again. After first making headlines as a couple in 2007, the two are rumored to be on their third breakup-and-makeup escapade. This may very well be the highlight of Ray J’s career.