Aaliyah

“If I Ain’t Got You” is one of Alicia Key’s biggest and most powerful songs to date. Off her 2003 album The Diary Of Alicia Keys; Keys attributes the inspiration of the profound ballad to the passing of the late great Aaliyah.  “The song idea came together right after Aaliyah passed away. It was such […]

Cassie is better off being a model because speech or anything vocal isn’t her strong point. The Bad Boy artist told Nylon Magazine when asked about her long awaited album “Electro Love,” “It’s a cool blend of pop, hip-hop, and ska. It’s urban Gwen Stefani meets Aaliyah. I hate referencing people but if you had […]

There was much speculation regarding Aaliyah and disputed R&B king R.Kelly’s relationship. An upcoming book by Demetrius Smith Sr. alleges that Kelly had impregnated the late star. “I think she’s pregnant’ he said, in a voice that sounded as if he wanted to burst out in tears. ‘Oh man, Rob’ was all I could say […]

Omarion dropped his new Mixtape “The Awakening” yesterday hosted by DJ Drama, which features his rendition of the CLASSIC Aaliyah song “One In A Million.” Omarion takes a stab at “One In A Million” but fails miserably with terrible falsetto’s and off-pitch notes. O isn’t the only celeb who has tried to cover Aaliyah’s biggest […]

Hip Hop superstar Drake speaks to SoulCulture TV about the impact Aaliyah Dana Houghton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) has made on his music and career and wishes the R&B princess a happy birthday on what would have been her 32nd. “Aside from that,” he adds, “she just made phenomenal music and she […]

It's hard to believe that nine years have gone by since Aaliyah and eight others were killed in a plane crash. Her close friend and collaborator Missy Elliott recently answered some questions from MTV about the anniversary of Aaliyah's death and her influence on today's female R&B singers.

January 16th is Aaliyah's birthday. She would have been 31 today. Although her life was cut short by a plane accident in the Bahamas on August 25, 2001, her memory will not be forgotten anytime soon.