1. Blackground Clarifies Rumors of Aaliyah's Posthumous Album

    August 09, 2012 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aaliyah's cousin, Jomo Hankerson, denies that Drake is contracted to executive produce the project. Update (4:00 pm): Following publication of this article, Blackground reached out to Billboard.biz to officially confirm that Drake and Noah  ...

  2. Exclusive: Drake, Missy, Timbaland? Blackground Clarifies Rumors Swirling Around Aaliyah Album (Update)

    August 09, 2012 2:45 PM EDT Update (Aug. 12, 6:00 pm): A rep for Missy Elliott, who had not responded to Billboard.biz's request for comment as of the time this story was published, released a statement today saying Missy Elliott and Timbaland would not be involved in t ...

  3. Drake to Executive Produce Posthumous Aaliyah Album?

    August 01, 2012 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Report says Drake will also debut an Aaliyah-assited song at 2012 OVO Festival Drake may have something special planned for this year's OVO festival, taking place on Sunday (August 5) in Toronto. According to HipHopDX , a close source says Drak ...

  4. Producer: New Aaliyah Album on Way

    March 06, 2012 3:04 PM EST 0 0 0 A new album of material from the late singer Aaliyah may be nearing completion, over a decade after her untimely death in 2001. On Sunday, Producer Jeffrey "J. Dub" Walker broke the news on his Twitter account (@JDUBAKAGOAT). He wrote: &qu ...

  5. Nine Things We'll Never Forget About Aaliyah

    August 25, 2010 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nine years ago today, Aaliyah was tragically killed in a plane crash, marking the too-soon end of one of the music industry's most unique voices. Here's our list of nine things we'll never forget about Aaliyah's too-brief time in ...

  6. Aaliyah Posthumously Tops Album Chart

    September 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the wake of her tragic death, Aaliyah's self-titled Blackground/Virgin release shoots 19-1 on The Billboard 200 this week, based on a sales jump from 62,000 to 306,000 units in the U.S., according In the wake of her tragic death, Aaliyah ...