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Are You Interested In a Posthumous Aaliyah Album?

Music 2012/08/04 17:40:19
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It has been over ten years since the entertainment business lost a talented young recording artist and actress in Aaliyah Haughton (stage name Aaliyah) in a tragic plane crash. Even though she was only 22 years old at the time of her death, she left a major mark in the entertainment industry, arguably when she really started to peak. According to a report by HipHopDX.com, one major artist looks to keep her legacy alive with a new album.

Top recording artist Drake is rumored to be producing a posthumous Aaliyah album, although the rapper/singer has yet to confirm or deny the report. Drake is reportedly working mostly on the production side (i.e. instrumentals, beats, creative direction). It is expected that he will also release a new single that features Aaliyah (most likely sampled from her past tracks or unreleased material).

In the past, Drake has sampled Aaliyah's classic "At Your Best (You Are Love)" in his single "Unforgettable" and even has a tattoo in tribute to the late singer. To say Drake is an Aaliyah fan is an understatement. But in the past, Aaliyah's closest friends and producers in Timbaland and Missy Elliot said they firmly believe any posthumous work wouldn't be released without their approval. It is unknown whether Drake has reached out to the duo most synonymous with Aaliyah's career as of press time. If the project sees the light of day, it would be the first posthumous Aaliyh album since 2002 and second overall.

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  • BehindTheseEyes 2012/08/04 20:20:30 (edited)
    Yes
    BehindTheseEyes
    +7
    Aaliyah was an amazing artist. Her death was a real tragedy. I would be interested in buying a posthumous album of hers, her music was amazing. I still listen to many of her songs.

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  • Sidrah Zaheer 2012/11/03 18:19:49
    Yes
    Sidrah Zaheer
    I would like to know what she has to say.
  • Sin 2012/09/18 00:13:12
    Yes
    Sin
    she is a huge role model for me personally
    i loved her music
    especially are you that somebody by her
  • A Lionheart 2012/09/02 04:04:31
    No
    A Lionheart
    Just no.
  • CrystalBall 2012/08/21 21:21:46
    No
    CrystalBall
    Let the woman remain a legacy and don't go making money at her deaths expense. (no pun intended). Now I would ok with a posthumous album if all proceeds went to the late stars favorite charity.. if she had one.
  • TROUBLEdnATL 2012/08/19 17:30:41
    Yes
    TROUBLEdnATL
    OMG!!! I LOVE BABY GIRL!!! Her heartbreaking death was shadowed by 9-11 and in my opinion didn't get the recognition that she well deserved! She was in my mind a mega super star in the making with her angel like vocals, cutting edge style, and whole sex appeal by with class. She will always be missed but live large in my heart & mind.
  • Christopher Kirchen 2012/08/09 01:56:30
    No
    Christopher Kirchen
    SHE didn't make it, so what's the point?
  • Kitsune... Christo... 2012/08/12 11:11:55
    Kitsune_Baka
    I wonder if the goal behind this is the same as it was for all that "posthumous" Tupac and Biggie material...
  • TROUBLE... Christo... 2012/08/19 17:37:32
    TROUBLEdnATL
    iTS UNRELEASED MATERIAL!
  • joe mauro 2012/08/07 03:08:50
    No
    joe mauro
    but i am into hillary
  • TROUBLE... joe mauro 2012/08/19 17:38:50
    TROUBLEdnATL
    +1
    WHO CARES?!?
  • joe mauro TROUBLE... 2012/08/19 19:23:39
    joe mauro
    i really hate to share this,but i sense there is sexual frustration in your life billy,am i correct?
  • Robert Strobel 2012/08/06 20:11:00
    No
    Robert Strobel
    I know posthumous means the author is deceased and as such my interest wanes.
  • jazz or jazzie or jazzie boo 2012/08/06 19:15:53
    No
    jazz or jazzie or jazzie boo
    im interested in my own albums okay thank u
  • TROUBLE... jazz or... 2012/08/19 17:39:41
    TROUBLEdnATL
    Well, your the ONLY one!!!
  • sokoyah 2012/08/06 17:55:19
    Yes
    sokoyah
    she was amazing and I would love to have her album
  • Sister Jean 2012/08/06 16:18:09
    No
    Sister Jean
    no
  • TROUBLE... Sister ... 2012/08/19 17:41:04
    TROUBLEdnATL
    Shouldn't you be reading the bible, praying, or believing in something that doesn't exist?
  • Elementer 2012/08/06 16:16:23
  • kevracer 2012/08/06 16:14:38
    No
    kevracer
    but what the heck- dead singers have been releasing albums for year
  • littlebuffalo55TBA 2012/08/06 15:25:03
    Yes
    littlebuffalo55TBA
    +1
    Sure if it's done well and carries on with a sense of how she performed it.

    Like when Gloria Estefan does an old Carole King tune.
  • Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of ... 2012/08/06 15:20:26
  • littleb... Latti I... 2012/08/06 15:21:50
    littlebuffalo55TBA
    +1
    Cheesecake this early in the am? You are relentless! ;-)
  • Latti I... littleb... 2012/08/06 15:27:13
    Latti Ice Ganga Gangsta of PHAET
    +1
    lol ;-) Morning you.
  • littleb... Latti I... 2012/08/06 15:33:59
    littlebuffalo55TBA
    +1
    Morning L!

    usain bolt wins
  • SuperCee 2012/08/06 15:02:11
    No
    SuperCee
    Leave her music alone....please don't try to copy her sound....
  • SW 2012/08/06 13:48:31
    Yes
    SW
    "God, Why'd you have to kill such hot snatch..." --Heathers
  • brian.southworth.921 2012/08/06 13:35:36
    No
    brian.southworth.921
    Didn't care for her music when she was alive and thought her acting on queen of the damned was crap. What she's dead, it ain't hurting her feelings.
  • SW brian.s... 2012/08/06 13:49:36
    SW
    Wow I thought she was the only good part in that move. That scene with her torching up the vampire bar was spot on how I pictured it in the book.
  • Loki 2012/08/06 13:06:23
    No
    Loki
    I just heard a cut of one of the singles. It sounds like hyper produced hot garbage. They couldn't leave that poor girls career alone.
  • Phil 2012/08/06 09:17:36
    No
    Phil
    Not even a little bit.
  • nightcrawler2005 2012/08/06 07:45:23
    No
    nightcrawler2005
    +1
    I have no interest in her musically but my hate on is with posthumous albums is that its usually leftover crap that didn't make the records and there's usually a reason it didn't make the records. It sucked.

    Also these type of albums are usually pumped out by the bean counters and corporate lawyers that run the record companies that figure they can suck an extra few bucks off a brand name. In this case Drake figures he can make a quick buck. Sorry but its the truth.
  • mae 2012/08/06 06:52:04
    No
    mae
    +1
    No. Too many years have passed.
  • Jewelle... mae 2012/08/06 12:58:28
    Jewellery Gal
    +1
    I was about to say the same thing.
  • TROUBLE... Jewelle... 2012/08/19 17:53:31
    TROUBLEdnATL
    Ditto on my comment to "mae".
  • TROUBLE... mae 2012/08/19 17:52:30
    TROUBLEdnATL
    +2
    Too many years have passed? So you don't read old books or even the bible because too much time has passed??? O.K..
  • mae TROUBLE... 2012/08/19 22:37:03
    mae
    I'm old. I read old books, especially the Bible. I watch old movies, listen to old music. Not interested in an Aaliyah being brought back. Too much time has passed. Leave this beautiful princess in peace.
  • AmericanVirus 2012/08/06 06:04:01
    No
    AmericanVirus
    +1
    When are musicians going to learn they don't belong in planes?
  • mae America... 2012/08/06 19:10:25
    mae
    ...Especially overloaded ones, when the flight attendant tells you " you can't load 1000lbs. of sound equipment and costumes onto this small plane", and you decide to push the envelope, have a tearful meltdown, and then whine and carry on until the pilot finally agrees to load a few more items, but you tell your stage crew to 'load it all!' ....and look what happened.
  • TROUBLE... mae 2012/08/19 17:56:54
    TROUBLEdnATL
    Not too mention the pilot was smoking crack just before take off!
  • TROUBLE... America... 2012/08/19 17:55:53
    TROUBLEdnATL
    When are Viruses going to learn they don't belong in society?

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