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The fallout from the much criticized Wendy Williams-produced “Aaliyah” biopic continues as Hot 97 host Peter Rosenberg recently took to the airwaves to give his opinion of not only the movie, but Williams’ tongue-in-cheek response to the overwhelming criticism. “This is a person who never contributed positively to this culture ever. Full on gossip queen,”…

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Last night, the highly anticipated Aaliyah biopic, “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B” starring Alexandra Shipp [formerly a spot held by Zendaya Coleman] aired on Lifetime TV. It wasn’t long into the made-for-TV flick however, that fans realized it was probably the worst movie ever made! Poor casting, mediocre acting and a what the heck ending…

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Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic had the social media world in angst as they premiered the highly anticipated movie. With all due respect to all parties, we can definitely see why fans and celebrity friends would be leery about supporting the project. There were a number of people who had a deep connection with the R&B singer…

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Happy 37th birthday  The-Dream! Born Terius Youngdell Nash, he cowrote the song “Baby,” which was performed in 2010 by Justin Bieber. Blessed with talent, he honed in on his skills and started writing songs at the age of 15 after the death of his mother. He released his first solo album Love Hate in 2007. He…

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Aaliyah biopic receives release date Several weeks after finally receiving the green light from the Haughton family, Lifetime gives their Aaliyah biopic a release date. “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B,” now starring Disney actress Alexandra Shipp, is set to premiere Saturday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET on the Lifetime Network. As you may recall, the network…

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For months now, controversy has surrounded plans for an upcoming Aaliyah biopic on Lifetime with both Aaliyah’s fans and family alike criticizing the network for producing the biopic without their approval. Although Aaliyah’s family wasn’t able to stop Lifetime from creating their own biopic, it appears that the Haughton and Hankerson family decided to go…

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When Alexandra Shipp was recently announced to be playing the role of Aaliyah in her Lifetime biopic, she knew she had some big shoes to fill. Beating others to the punch in regard to comments about her biracial background and skin color, Shipp recently posted a photo of herself and her mother with the caption: “She’s…

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Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic continues to pick up momentum. Following yesterday’s news that 17-year-old Disney star Zendaya Coleman had been replaced by Nickelodeon star Alexandra Shipp, Wendy Williams makes a huge announcement of her own. The controversial morning talk show host recently revealed that she’s taking the reigns as the executive producer of the upcoming Lifetime…

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Keshia Chanté talks Aaliyah movie role While Lifetime TV continues to move forward with Disney star Zendaya Coleman as their Aaliyah, “106 & Park” co-host Keshia Chanté, who was originally tapped to play the role, reveals why she decided to turn down the opportunity of a lifetime. In the absence of the Haughton family involvement…

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Words by A.R. Shaw Photography by DeWayne Rogers Stylist: Luxury Law Hair: Nina Rose Makeup: Allan Avendano Zendaya couldn’t control her laughter. During an exclusive photo shoot with rolling out at McCadden Space Studio in Los Angeles, she began teasing her stylist, Luxury Law, for borrowing an article of clothing from a person who just…

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Summer blockbuster’s may be filling movie theaters but no other film is more talked about right now than Lifetime’s upcoming “Aaliyah” biopic, which has gained controversy over both Zendaya Coleman’s casting as Aaliyah and the Haughton family’s disapproval of the film. Recently, Aaliyah’s cousin, Jomo Hankerson came forward and spoke to fans about why the…

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An upcoming biopic with Aaliyah will delve into her alleged affair with R. Kelly. According to a report by the New York Post, the film will reveal details of their relationship. R. Kelly discovered Aaliyah in the early ’90s and produced her debut album, Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number. It was alleged that they…

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