09
Aug
12

IT’S OFFICIAL!! TIMBALAND AND MISSY ELLIOTT WILL BE INVOLVE IN AALIYAH ALBUM!!

Timbaland and Missy Elliott helped craft Aaliyah’s trademark sound, and now fans will be able to hear them make magic once again on a posthumous album.

In an interview with Billboard.biz, Aaliyah’s cousin Jomo Hankerson, who runs Blackground Records with his father Barry Hankerson, confirmed the hitmakers’ participation.

“I can tell you that Timbaland will definitely be involved, Missy will definitely be involved,” said Hankerson, who added, “One of the records that we had that was never released was a Missy record that we obviously are going to berefreshing.”

Just days ago, Drake said that he and producer Noah “40” Shebib would be “commanding the new Aaliyah album,” but Hankerson denies the claim. Instead, he says that he and his father will executive produce the project, which they hope to release by the end of the year. They are pulling from 16 unreleased Aaliyah recordings and calling on “contemporary artists.”

He did reveal, however, that Drake will appear on “more of the records” in addition to the single “Enough Said,” and that 40 is “heavily involved.”

“We really felt like it was time,” explained Hankerson. “There’s a real new generation that doesn’t know her necessarily, and we wanted to continue her musical legacy with this new generation. That’s one of the reasons why we wanted to do very contemporary music. We didn’t want to make it a nostalgic project; we already did that with the I Care 4 U album.”

While his exact role remains unclear, Drake can’t wait for Aaliyah’s fans to hear new material from the late singer, who died 11 years ago. “40’s just doing some incredible, incredible music right now,” he told MuchMusic. “To get 13, 14 new Aaliyah songs, everybody should be excited. It’s not about me, it’s not about 40. It’s really about her and her fans and us just getting the opportunity to give you something that we feel is great.”

UPDATE: Blackground Records has now confirmed toBillboard.biz that Drake and Noah “40” Shebib will indeed co-executive produce the Aaliyah album alongside Blackground Records.

RAP-UP.COM

Advertisements

6 Responses to “IT’S OFFICIAL!! TIMBALAND AND MISSY ELLIOTT WILL BE INVOLVE IN AALIYAH ALBUM!!”


  1. January 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm

    Great post. I was checking continuously this
    blog and I am impressed! Extremely helpful info particularly
    the last part 🙂 I care for such information much. I was looking for this particular info for a long time.
    Thank you and good luck.

    • 2 NewPrentiss
      January 15, 2013 at 11:13 pm

      Thanks very much for your support! Tell others about the site and I will continue to provide you all with the most up to date information!!

  2. January 14, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    I rarely drop remarks, however i did a few searching and wound up here ITS OFFICIAL!
    ! TIMBALAND AND MISSY ELLIOTT WILL BE INVOLVE IN AALIYAH ALBUM!
    ! NewPrentiss.com. And I actually do have 2 questions for you if you tend not to mind.
    Is it just me or does it seem like a few of these remarks look as if they are left by brain dead visitors?

    😛 And, if you are writing at additional sites, I’d like to follow anything fresh you have to post. Would you list of all of your communal sites like your linkedin profile, Facebook page or twitter feed?

  3. January 23, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    Link exchange is nothing else except it is simply placing
    the other person’s webpage link on your page at proper place and
    other person will also do similar for you.

  4. February 4, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    Every weekend i used to pay a quick visit this website,
    because i want enjoyment, as this this web site conations in
    fact pleasant funny stuff too.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 3,394 other followers


%d bloggers like this: