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Aaliyah’s family releases statement on bipoic It’s no secret that Aaliyah’s camp has been against the production of her made-for-TV movie for quite some time. As recently reported, the Haughton family, who has been kept out of the loop entirely, threatened to block any attempt on Lifetime’s part to use any of the “Rock the…

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Fans of Aaliyah got some shocking news this week when it was revealed that Lifetime is planning to produce a TV biopic about the late great singer Aaliyah. And although fans seem to be thrilled about the long overdue biopic, many of them aren’t happy about the fact that Lifetime has cast 17-year-old Disney singer…

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Zendaya Coleman may not get to play her dream role after all. Just days after Lifetime announced that they had cast the Disney star for their Angela Bassett-produced Aaliyah biopic, Aaliyah’s family put their foot down claiming that they have been kept out of the loop entirely and in return, plan to stop production. According…

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With VH1 in the works on an epic Aaliyah biopic, fans are weighing in on whom they feel should take on the role of the legendary singer. While there has been no official report as to who VH1 has locked in, several celebrity names have been thrown into the mix as possible picks poised to…

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Happy Birthday R Kelly! Born Robert Sylvester Kelly, also known as the King of R&B, was born in Chicago, IL and started as an entertainer in the late 80’s. He married to Aaliyah on August 30, 1994, and after their annulment on February 7, 1995, he married Andrea Kelly in 1996 and divorced after 13 years…

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Karrueche Tran’s innocent, if flippant, remark about the late beloved singer Aaliyah set off fireworks on Twitter. Chris Brown’s on-and-off girlfriend told her Instagram followers that she was taking an Aaliyah coloring book on a flight with her. After she was subsequently thrashed by Aaliyah fans for that remark — including calls for Karrueche’s plane…

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On Aug. 25, 2001, Aaliyah died tragically in a plane crash.  The singer was in the Bahamas to shoot the video for “Rock the Boat.” She was 22. While her impact on music was profound during her short time in the game, in recent years, many younger stars, including Drake and Chris Brown, have channeled her spirit…

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Without question, when you think of Aaliyah, you undoubtedly think of her former producer and mentor, Timbaland. He is the man behind some of her monster hits, “Try Again” and “Are You That Somebody.” Although the late singer has been gone for more than a decade now, scores of artists, most recently Drake and Chris Brown,…

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Detroit has given birth to some of America’s greatest cars and some of the worlds greatest talents. In its current economic state, it’s hard to believe this once “motor city” has been crippled by poverty and crime. One day (hopefully soon) Detroit will be as great as it used to be and produce more talent like these…

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At the peak of their popularity, each one of these celebrities could have slept with pretty much anyone they wanted. Or more than one at a time, if they so decided. So it makes you wonder why, with herds of groupies at the ready, anxious to genuflect at their feet and do their every bidding,…

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