Family says Aaliyah’s posthumous LP is on the way

Aaliyah’s posthumous album, Unstoppable, will reportedly be released this month. The uncle of the late R&B legend — who tragically died at the age of 22 in a plane crash in 2001 — is Blackground Records founder Barry Hankerson, and he has teased that the star-studded LP is on the way in January. The song “Poison” […]

Check out Aaliyah’s new posthumous single ‘Poison’ featuring The Weeknd (audio)

Aaliyah returned to the airwaves 20 years after her death on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, with the new posthumous single “Poison” featuring The Weeknd. The record serves as the first single from Aaliyah’s upcoming posthumous album, Unstoppable, which her uncle and former manager Barry Hankerson confirmed in August will be released in 2022. The “Rock […]

Gladys Knight’s son sentenced to prison

Shanga Hankerson, the son of R&B legend Gladys Knight has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for failing to withhold payroll taxes for the restaurants that bore his mother’s name. The 45-year-old Hankerson is also the son of Knight’s former husband Barry Hankerson. Hankerson was also Aaliyah’s uncle. He owns the rights to […]

Aaliyah’s ‘One in a Million’ album reaches new milestone

On the 20th anniversary of her tragic death, Aaliyah’s landmark One in a Million album was finally rereleased to the public following a prolonged legal battle between her estate and her record label. Aaliyah Dana Haughton’s album was released on Spotify, Apple Music, TIDAL and YouTube on Aug. 20. The 1996 sophomore LP has reentered […]

Aaliyah’s uncle explains why it took years for her music to be streamed

Aaliyah’s music finally hit streaming services on Friday, Aug. 20, almost 20 years after her 2001 death in a plane crash. The singer’s sophomore album, One In A Million, dropped on Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon Music and other platforms and the rest of her catalog is expected to drop over the next few weeks. […]

New website hints that Aaliyah’s music will finally hit streaming services

The music of the late R&B singer Aaliyah remains in a tug of war between her estate and her former manager-Blackground Records label head Barry Hankerson. The ongoing rift has kept most of her music off streaming sites but a new website popped up on Wednesday, Aug. 4, called www.aaliyahiscoming.com that may be a sign […]

Aaliyah’s music still not released on streaming services

Aaliyah fans were dealt another harsh blow recently when her estate announced that her music still won’t make its way to music streaming anytime soon. As previously reported in December of 2020, the family was hopeful that her YouTube channel would finally launch along with her music being made available in digital formats. The deceased […]

Aaliyah’s music could come to streaming services in ‘near future’

The Aaliyah Estate has revealed it’s in talks to bring the late R&B legend’s entire back catalog to streaming services in the “near future.” The late R&B legend — whose full name was Aaliyah Haughton — tragically passed away at the age of 22 in a plane crash in 2001. And on the 19th anniversary […]

Aaliyah’s family green-lights new film biopic

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 […]

VH1 slated to produce Aaliyah biopic?

VH1 to release Aaliyah biopic this summer Last fall, Aaliyah’s uncle and former manager, Barry Hankerson had the Web going crazy after he shared a series of tweets revealing that VH1 was flirting around with the idea of producing a biopic of his late niece, slated for release this summer. While fans seemed interested in […]

Drake/Aaliyah collaborative album canned according to Noah ’40’ Shebib

It’s no secret that Drake has a thing for Aaliyah. His shameless adoration and tattoo of her on his back speak to that fact. But when word got back that the “Started From The Bottom” rapper had a collaborative album with the late songstress in the works with little to no participation from her core […]