Aaliyah’s cousin and co-owner of her former label Blackground Records is offering some clarification regarding the rumored posthumous album from the late R&B star. Jomo Hankerson tells Billboard.biz the record is definitely in the works, and they hope to have it out by the end of the year.
Hankerson also confirms that Drake and Noah “40″ Shebib will co-executive produce the project along with himself and his father, Barry Hankerson. Hankerson also offered that the late singer’s frequent collaborators, Timbaland and Missy Elliot, will “definitely” be involved in the new album.
However, he says they want to make an effort to update his cousin’s sound by bringing in “contemporary artists.” Read More »
Aaliyah fans got the news they have been waiting almost 12 years for after hearing news a new Aaliyah album is on the way.
Its crazy how it seems like just yesterday, she died (2001).
Jeffrey â€œJ. Dubâ€ Walker, a producer who worked on her posthumous self titled â€œAaliyahâ€ album (â€œI Refuse, â€œI Can Beâ€), today revealed on his Twitter account that this would indeed be the case.
â€œJust got great news today; the smash unreleased song called â€œSteady Groundâ€ I produced on #Aaliyah is gonna be on her upcoming album:)â€, said Walker.
Some may have already heard the Static Major penned â€œSteady Groundâ€, as itâ€™s made its rounds on the internet after her passing as an unreleased song. Read More »