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Zendaya Coleman Will Likely Play Aaliyah in Upcoming Biopic

Though nothing’s official yet, various reports indicate that Zendaya Coleman, formerly of Disney Channel fame, will be cast as the young lead in VH1′s Aaliyah biopic. Coleman’s career began in Kidz Bop’s rendition of Katy … read more »

POSTED June 16, 2014 5:43PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Aaliyah, “Rock the Boat (Brother Bruno Rework)” MP3

Like so many of us, Bruno Coviello formerly of Light Asylum spent January 16, as people have every year since her death, meditating on the day’s notable significance as Aaliyah’s birthday. But whereas most of … read more »

POSTED January 24, 2014 1:03PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Noah ’40′ Shebib Makes Sense of the Aaliyah Album Rumors

Last month Drake posted a preview of a new song featuring vocals that sound an awful lot like they might be Aaliyah’s to his Instagram, reviving year-and-a-half old rumors that he and Noah ’40′ Shebib … read more »

POSTED January 7, 2014 9:13PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Missy Elliott f. Timbaland, “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat”

Last night, Missy Elliott and Timbaland dropped off two, long-teased new singles at New York’s Hot 97. While there, they spoke with Angie Martinez, adding a new chapter to the winding, sad tale of the … read more »

POSTED September 18, 2012 10:51AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Ciara and the Mid-tempo Banger

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2012 1:52PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,

Aaliyah: Serious Manner

Before Aaliyah passed away on August 25, 2001, Jon Caramanica profiled her in FADER #8. His feature is below. Aaliyah was also the subject of FADER’s 2008 Icon Issue; read an oral history of her … read more »

POSTED August 25, 2012 9:00AM IN FEATURES Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Timbaland and Missy Elliott Are Not Involved in Posthumous Aaliyah Album

In a statement to Billboard, Missy Elliott and her longtime manager Mona Scott-Young deny claims that Elliott and Timbaland are involved in the posthumous Aaliyah album that Drake and Noah “40″ Shebib are working on … read more »

POSTED August 14, 2012 11:10AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , ,

FADER Explains: The New Aaliyah Album

After a swirl of rumors, deleted tweets, a new Aaliyah single featuring Drake and finally, a confirmation from Aaliyah’s record label, it looks like a new, posthumous Aaliyah album will be released by year’s end. … read more »

POSTED August 9, 2012 6:40PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (8) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: Aaliyah f. Drake, “Enough Said”

After promising “great Aaliyah news coming soon” and getting his second Aaliyah tribute tattoo, Drake delivered “Enough Said,” a posthumous collaboration with Aaliyah produced by Noah “40″ Shebib. Drake, who spent the summer finishing high … read more »

POSTED August 6, 2012 7:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,

New Aaliyah Album on the Way?

Rumors of a potential posthumous Aaliyah album featuring previously unreleased songs are circulating, following a tweet from Jeffrey “J-Dub” Walker of Diddy’s production team, The Hitmen. The tweet, which has since been deleted, read: Just … read more »

POSTED March 5, 2012 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,