Aaliyah’s celebrated collaborations
There’s always that one project that gets released after an artist’s death.
With Michael Jackson there was Hold My Hand
featuring Akon, 2Pac’s Until The End Of Time
was released in 2001 which features R.L and Tony Bennett released his duet with Amy Winehouse, Body and Soul
, a few months after her death.
Now, Canadian rapper Drake has released Enough Said
, a posthumous song by Aaliyah.
The 25 August is the 11th anniversary of Aaliyah’s death. The Princess of R&B died in a plane crash after shooting her last music video Rock The Boat
, in the Bahamas.
Needless to say, not everyone is happy with the release, especially as initial reports indicated that Aaliyah’s longtime collaborators and producers Timbaland and Missy Elliot were not involved in the project, which includes a posthumous album.
is produced by one of Drake’s collaborators, Noah ‘40’ Shebib. Drake now contributes a verse to the previously unreleased song.
Aaliyah was well-known for her collaborations with Missy, Timbaland, Ginuwine, DMX and even R Kelly. We countdown some of her biggest collaborations:
With Missy Elliot on Best Friends
With Nas on You Won’t See Me Tonight
With DMX on Come Back In One Piece
And of course with Timbaland on Are You That Somebody? and We Need A Resolution