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Brandy's Rousing Whitney Houston Rendition Falls on Deaf Ears in NYC Subway

Entertainment | Gabe Zaldivar | July 15, 2015

Brandy's Rousing Whitney Houston Rendition Falls on Deaf Ears in NYC Subway

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We have an answer to the age-old question of whether anyone makes a fuss if Brandy sings in the New York City subway.

People Magazine offered the following video as evidence that subway denizens whiz about the city with the apathy of people shopping for crackers.

Absolutely nothing can tear them away from savoring the melancholy of their daily commute, not even a 1990s pop singer turned reality-TV star turned Broadway lead in “Chicago.”

We are referring to Brandy Norwood, who took a brief trip on the subway recently and featured in a video of the journey.

What follows is a quick answer to what happens when you start singing Whitney Houston’s “Home” on the train.

Spoiler alert: Nothing; People just carry on with their days, because a singing lady is the least insane act they have seen during their travels:

For those Internet people in a similar predicament as the patrons on the subway, Brandy is the famed singer behind 90s songs such as “I Wanna Be Down” and “The Boy Is Mine.”

She also went on to feature in such shows a “Moesha” and “Brandy & Ray J.” And, as People reminds, she is now taking on the part of Roxie Hart in “Chicago”—although none of that offers much pull on the New York subway.

The giggle-worthy trip wasn’t all bad for Brandy, because she did get some advice from the gentleman who had a front row seat to this impromptu concert.

The man offered, “This is a warm city ready to embrace you, but you have to go and engage with the people.”

The quick conversation is proof positive to that sentiment. Nobody was willing to even turn as much as a head for the singer. But the moment she engaged the man standing next to her is the second she gets into a worthwhile conversation.

New York is indeed a warm and inviting city; it just needs some waking up sometimes.

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