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Created with M·A·C. Aaliyah starred on one of the most iconic i-D covers of all time. Shot by Matt Jones for the September 2001 issue, hair covering one eye, it was a tribute to the woman who’d revolutionized how women in R&B were perceived. It was also to be her last cover. 17 years later,

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The Inexplicable Online Absence of Aaliyah’s Best Music

The digital discography of the late R&B legend is unavailable and incomplete. Only her uncle, mysterious music industry exec Barry Hankerson, knows why. It has been 15 years since Aaliyah died in a plane crash, ending a life and career that were only beginning to realize their full potential. The three albums she released while

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Drake Has Shared an Unreleased Track Featuring Aaliyah

Considering Drake’s position (particularly in light of his recent string of record-breaking), he can pretty much do whatever he wants. And yes, that does include releasing never-before-heard tracks featuring Aaliyah. Wait, what? You would be forgiven for thinking that “Talk Is Cheap” was actually created with Drake and Aaliyah looking longingly at one other from across

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Aaliyah’s One in a Million: The Game Changing Album Turns 20

Aaliyah’s second album, 1996’s One in a Million, turns 20 today (August 27). It was a game changing album in her too-short career, as well as in the careers of producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott. Here, Radio.com discusses the album with some of the DJs from Atlanta hip-hop powerhouse V103: Greg Street, Ryan Cameron, Ramona DeBreaux andBig Tigger.  It was

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Remembering Aaliyah 15 years after her death

August 25 is a tough day every year for celebrity stylist Derek Lee. It was on that day in 2001 that Lee’s client and friend, superstar singer Aaliyah, died when her plane crashed shortly after takeoff in the Bahamas. Lee was supposed to be on that flight, but at the last minute decided to stay

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Vibe Magazine Annouces Aaliyah Week

It’s been 15 years since Aaliyah Haughton’s unexpected passing (Aug. 25). Within that time span, her music has continued to serve as an inspiration and catalyst for other artists’ careers. The epitome of sticking true to the real you, Aaliyah made sure that her opinions on her career mattered without compromise for the sake of

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Low Leaf Covers Aaliyah’s “One In A Million”

Los Angeles-based artist Low Leaf is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, and producer who seeks to be an instrument of truth in hopes of reawakening the world to its divine heritage. She is a self-taught harpist and is preparing to release her official album Palm Psalms: A Light to Resolve All Darkness under her own independent

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