Posts tagged "Aaliyah"

Alexandra Shipp Is an Uncanny Aaliyah in Lifetime Biopic Trailer

It seemed for a while there that the forthcoming Lifetime biopic about the life and career of groundbreaking R&B singer Aaliyah might not…
By: Colin Joyce / September 28, 2014

The Made-for-TV Aaliyah Movie Finally Gets an Air Date

The upcoming biopic about deceased R&B singer Aaliyah has been fraught with problems since talks of its existence began. In June, Lifetime announced plans to…
By: Brennan Carley / September 18, 2014

Aaliyah Biopic Replaces Disney Actress With Nickelodeon Actress

With a bit of the old "take that," Lifetime has announced the new star actress for its made-for-TV biopic, Aaliyah: Princess of R&B. After raising hackle…
By: Colin Stutz / July 18, 2014

Disney Star (Wisely) Bails on Aaliyah Biopic, Halting Production

Earlier this month, TMZ reported that Aaliyah's family was incensed that they weren't involved with the casting process for a Lifetime biopic about the late singer.
By: Colin Joyce / June 30, 2014

Aaliyah’s Family Not Happy About Lifetime Biopic Starring Disney Teen

On a scale from Chris Brown to BANKS of posthumous Aaliyah projects, the new Lifetime made-for-TV biopic about the late R&B great might…
By: Colin Stutz / June 18, 2014

BANKS’ Cover of Aaliyah’s ‘Are You That Somebody’ Is Heavenly

One of the highlights of BANKS' Hype Hotel set at SXSW last week was a sublime cover of Aaliyah's "Are You…
By: Philip Sherburne / March 20, 2014

Drake Threatens Another Posthumous Aaliyah Duet

Drake's choice of "Unforgettable" as a title for his first song sampling Aaliyah is getting more weirdly apropos all the time. That track, a curiou…
By: Marc Hogan / December 3, 2013

The SPIN Interview: Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner

"It’s like literature, isn't it?" says Alex Turner, sitting in the back garden of a downtown Manhattan hotel, still bleary-eyed from a late night. "It'…
By: David Bevan / September 10, 2013

Aaliyah’s Old Vocals Meet New Music on Unreleased ‘Quit Hatin”

No Aaliyah-related music can come out anymore without going through somebody else's filter. The result can be a divisive appropration, like Drake's wassuping "Enough…
By: Marc Hogan / January 18, 2013

Aaliyah’s Posthumous LP Really in the Works, Other Details Anybody’s Guess

You might be aware that on Sunday, Drake posted a new song featuring his own vocals over a previously unreleased Aaliyah recording, with productio…
By: Marc Hogan / August 10, 2012

Hear Aaliyah’s Posthumous Drake Team-Up ‘Enough Said’

Leave it to one of Aaliyah's biggest fans to handle a new song from the late R&B artist tastefully. Drake, who has a…
By: Marc Hogan / August 6, 2012