Now, a xylophone might sound a bit elementary, but baby, it was simple. Whitney broke things down real easy just to be SURE the math was mathing!
“It’s Not Right But It’s Okay” was an iconic moment in Houston’s career. Her 1998 album “My Love Is Your Love” marked a stylistic shift, proving she could still fit within evolving trends in pop. She also showcased a bit more of her magnetic personality. The R&B anthem, produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, was equally empowering, and a huge hit — especially in gay clubs thanks to its iconic Thunderpuss dance remix.
In celebration of Whitney’s 60th birthday, and the 25th anniversary of “My Love Is Your Love,” the album has been reissued on vinyl.
Watch the iconic “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay” video, stream the album version, or the Thunderpuss club mix.
In celebration of summer, the staff at THE 97 has compiled a playlist containing some of our favorite summer songs, from then and now. Each day we will reveal one song, rotating daily between past and present with pairings from 1998 and 2023, for a total of 97 days/songs. Since we love nostalgia, we’re celebrating summer songs from 1998 as they turn 25, alongside new songs that we feel deserve some shine. Pairings could be thematic, sonic, or based connections between the artists.