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'An Evening With Whitney' Hologram Tour Trades On The Image Of A Complicated Star

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Jason King of New York University about the surge in hologram tours and what the ethical implications are of recreating the image of Whitney Houston.
Whitney Houston photographed at the World Music Awards in 2004. Starting Feb. 25, a concert show starring a hologram of Houston, who died in 2012, will tour Europe. Source: Pascal Le Segretain

Over the last decade, ghosts have become an increasingly present part of live music, with holographic recreations of Tupac, Michael Jackson and opera great Maria Callas all appearing in concert.n's estate is taking the trend to the next level; starting Feb. 25, the late pop superstar will embark on a hologram tour of Europe.

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