Aaliyah

Jun
18
Aaliyah’s Family Vows to Stop Lifetime Biopic

Aaliyah

Aaliyah’s family is not happy about the Lifetime biopic, and is doing whatever it takes to stop production of the film.

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Jun
16
Zendaya Coleman to Star as Aaliyah in Lifetime Biopic

Zendaya and Aaliyah

Thirteen years after Aaliyah’s death, Lifetime has announced plans for a biopic starring Zendaya Coleman.

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May
7
Beyoncé Pays Homage to Aaliyah

Beyoncé

Bow down. Beyoncé paid tribute to another queen, Aaliyah, on Instagram. Queen Bey rocked shades and a Revolution Riche sweater with Babygirl’s face on it as she posed against a white wall. The ’90s throwback photo of the late singer was taken from the Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number era.

Only 50 of the red, white, and blue “American Babygirl” sweaters were made. They went on sale earlier this year on Aaliyah’s birthday. Some sizes are currently on back order, but you can still grab one for $179 before they sell out.

To celebrate her “Pretty Hurts” single, Bey has released a video for her #WhatIsPretty campaign starring fans explaining what pretty means to them.

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Feb
4
Drake Previews New Material at NYC Club

French Montana and Drake

Drake took over club Griffin in New York City with French Montana on Monday. While on the turntables, he previewed two previously unreleased songs including a collaboration with Aaliyah (via Word On Road).

The late singer’s angelic voice can be heard on one track, reportedly titled “Talk Is Cheap.” Drake and his producer Noah “40″ Shebib were working on a posthumous Aaliyah album before backing out due to the backlash, but he was hopeful that one of their songs would see the light of day.

In December, he previewed what appears be the same Aaliyah collaboration while on his tour bus.

On the second song, Drizzy can be heard spitting bars including, “All white like I move thangs.”

The Toronto MC is nominated in four categories at Canada’s Juno Awards including Album of the Year, Rap Recording of the Year, and Artist of the Year. The awards will be held on March 29 in Winnipeg.

Preview his new material in the Instagram videos below.

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Dec
3
Drake Previews New Aaliyah Collaboration

Drake and Aaliyah

For those who couldn’t get enough of their first collaboration, Drake has another song with Aaliyah waiting in the wings. The Toronto MC has previewed a brand new song with the late singer.

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Oct
4
JoJo Covers Aaliyah’s ‘Rock the Boat’

JoJo showed up and showed out during the second stop of her West Coast tour at L.A.’s Tru Hollywood on Thursday. Following a sexified set from Leah LaBelle, the 22-year-old pop powerhouse took fans on a journey through her nearly decade-long career.

During the hour-long set, she belted out her classics “Leave (Get Out)” and “Too Little Too Late” as well as fan favorites including her remix to “Marvin’s Room” and the seductive “Demonstrate.”

She commanded a cover of Sade’s “The Sweetest Taboo” and paid homage to the late Aaliyah with “Rock the Boat,” while the sold-out crowd grooved along.

The tour continues tonight in Oakland before traveling to Sacramento, Portland, and Seattle.

Sep
27
Drake on Aaliyah Album: ‘I Wish Them the Best of Luck’

Drake and Aaliyah

Is a posthumous Aaliyah album still in the works? After announcing plans to spearhead the project, Drake is now uncertain of its future.

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