BANKS takes on a classic as she covers, Aaliyah‘s “Are You That Somebody.” During a Live Lounge session on BBC Radio 1, the singer does the minimal during her performance allowing her vocals to be carried with the sound of the guitar strum. Enjoy!
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While partying in NYC at club Griffin, Drake took over the club and previewed two new songs for the crowd. One we have previously heard and the other a fresh new track we’ve never heard. The one previously heard would be the song featuring Aaliyah, Drake previewed for us while on his tour bus in December. The second song produced by Noah “40″ Shebib is titled “Talk Is Cheap.” With the Aaliyah album Drake and Noah “40″ Shebib were working on being dropped, it would be nice to at least hear one song make it. Listen to both song previews below!
After announcing Drake would be working on releasing a new Aaliyah album, the world was in an uproar. Despite dropping tracks that received a generally positive response, those who knew Aaliyah were not please with Drake touching her legacy. Even her mother did not approve. Now, Drake’s favorite producer 40 touches on his decision to pull the plug on the album
While on his Would You Like A Tour? headed to his next stop in Portland, Oregon, Drake decides to tease us with some new music. “24 HOURS ON THIS BUS,” he stated with the video he posted of the unreleased track featuring Aaliyah. The video features different clips of his life on the tour bus but in the background a track with Aaliyah and Drake can be clearly heard with the lyrics “I’m so amazed.” Drake did say he would be dropping four new tracks before the end of this year. Could this be one of them? What do you think of the two collaborating once again? Peep the video Drake releases on Instagram below with the preview to his unreleased song.
During an interview with Revolt TV, Timbaland speaks on his latest collaboration project with the one and only, Michael Jackson. The super-producer who’s worked with some of the greatest from Jay-Z to Aaliyah and tells Revolt it was Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid who got him involved. He even spills details on the first single for the project, “Chicago.” Hit the jump to watch below.
The second single off Chris Brown‘s upcoming album X, finally gets a set of visuals. “Don’t Think They Know,” featuring the late Aaliyah, has Breezy crusing through Compton, hanging out with the kids in the neighborhood. The video is dedicated anyone you’ve lost his friend Lil Frogg and Aaliyah. Hit the jump to watch the clip below.
For the visuals to his new single, “They Don’t Know,” featuring Aaliyah, Chris Brown takes it to the hood. He hits Cedar Block in Los Angeles with his crew, and kicks it with kids in the neighborhood. Breezy is very hands-on in the clip, wearing his directors hat, calling out the shots. Hit the jump and watch below.
Not many can pull off a good cover to an Aaliyah track, but Sevyn Streeter nailed it. The singer-songwriter performed an acoustic cover to Aaliyah’s “Come Over” for the Warner Sound and left everyone at aw. Sevyn had recently took a trip to Aaliyah’s high school in Detroit and even wrote the late singer and open letter. Hit the jump to see her tribute.
T.I and Tank‘s latest signee, Kris Stephens remembers Aaliyah on her born day with a cover of the late singers track “One in a Million.” The R&B singer-songwriter channels Aaliyah in very good taste. Hit the jump to listen to her tribute.