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Timbaland Vs. Lifetime's Aaliyah Biopic: It's On.

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th November 2014

So apparently, Timbaland (along with the rest of the world) isn’t thrilled with Lifetime’s depiction of Aaliyah’s life. The producer, who mentored Aaliyah through her rapid rise to fame has spoken out on the film,...

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Timbaland Blasts Aaliyah Tv Biopic

17th November 2014

Superproducer Timbaland has criticised the new Tv biopic based on the life of R&B star Aaliyah in an expletive-filled rant on social media.The hitmaker was close friends with the Try Again singer up until the...

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The Things They Tweet: 4339849

25th August 2014

"#Aaliyah there's not a day that goes by that me @Timbaland @Ginuwine Magoo don't think of u. Your (sic) a 1 in a Million! #original". Rapper Missy Elliott honours her late friend and collaborator, tragic...

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'Motown The Musical' Tours The Us - But What Else Do We Love About Detroit Music?

By Holly Williams | 21st August 2014

If anywhere has a legendary music scene in North America, it's Detroit, Michigan. With a culture so rich in genre from Motown to rock, it's no wonder people write songs about it - even if...

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Meet Missy Elliot And Timberland: The Newest Cast Members Of The Controversial Aaliyah Biopic

By Stephanie Chase | 11th August 2014

Lifetime’s upcoming Aaliyah biopic has found itself the subject of a casting controversy once again, as the actors playing Missy Elliot and Timbaland have been announced. Newcomers Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith will be starring...

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Unknown Actors Cast As Timbaland And Missy Elliott In Aaliyah Tv Biopic

11th August 2014

Little-known Canadian actor Izaak Smith and industry newcomer Chattrisse Dolabaille have been respectively cast as producer Timbaland and rapper Missy Elliott in a new Tv biopic based on the life of tragic R&B star Aaliyah.Nickelodeon...

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Following Alexandra Shipp Announcement, Lifetime Casts Timbaland And Missy Elliot In Aaliyah Biopic

By Victoria Pavlova | 11th August 2014

Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic is moving full-speed ahead after the announcement of the lead actress. Despite lack of support from the family, the film will be made without any delays. According to The Hollywood Reporter, two...

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Singer B. Simone To Play Aaliyah In Big Screen Biopic

1st August 2014

Singer B. Simone is reportedly set to play late R&B star Aaliyah in a big screen biopic.Nickelodeon regular Alexandra Shipp has been tapped to replace Zendaya Coleman in an upcoming Tv movie based on the...

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After Being Re-cast, Zendaya Coleman Speaks Out On Aaliyah Movie Controversy

By Victoria Pavlova | 20th July 2014

After Zendaya Coleman dropped out of Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic, her replacement has finally been announced. And the winner is... drumroll please... Alexandra Shipp. The announcement was made on Friday and led to another surge of...

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Zendaya Coleman Backs Alexandra Shipp As New Aaliyah

19th July 2014

Zendaya Coleman has thrown her support behind Alexandra Shipp as the actress prepares to take over the lead role in the upcoming Aaliyah biopic.Coleman was hired to play the late R&B superstar in a new...

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Alexandra Shipp Lands Aaliyah Role In Tv Movie

18th July 2014

Nickelodeon regular Alexandra Shipp has replaced Zendaya Coleman in the upcoming Aaliyah biopic.Coleman pulled out of the project last month (Jun14) after she was bombarded with negative remarks following her casting as the late R&B...

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As Zendaya Drops Out Of Lifetime's 'Aaliyah' Biopic, Is This The End Of The Project Altogether?

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th June 2014

Just weeks after Disney Star Zendaya Coleman was announced as the star of Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic, the network has announced her withdrawal and put the project on hold. Lifetime announced the news via their official...

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Zendaya Coleman No Longer Involved In Aaliyah Biopic

30th June 2014

Actress Zendaya Coleman has dropped out of plans to portray late singer Aaliyah in a new Tv biopic.The Disney star's recent casting by bosses at America's Lifetime Tv network drew heavy criticism from fans, who...

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Aaliyah Biopic Will Detail R. Kelly Relationship

23rd June 2014

The upcoming Aaliyah biopic will shed light on the star's alleged secret marriage to R&B singer R. Kelly when she was just 15, according to the film's producers.Disney star Zendaya Coleman is to play the...

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Aaliyah's Fans Launch Online Petition To Halt Biopic

19th June 2014

Fans of tragic R&B star Aaliyah have launched an online petition to have an upcoming biopic shelved.Earlier this week (begs16Jun14), it was announced Disney star Zendaya Coleman had been cast to play the More Than...

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Zendaya Coleman Defends Aaliyah Role

18th June 2014

Zendaya Coleman has brushed off the fierce criticism over her casting as late R&B singer Aaliyah, insisting she "can't please everybody".The Disney star has been hired to play the title role in new Tv biopic...

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Aaliyah's Family Reacts To Biopic Casting

18th June 2014

Aaliyah's relatives have distanced themselves from a new biopic, insisting they have not agreed to the casting of Disney star Zendaya Coleman as the late singer.The 17-year-old actress has been confirmed to play the tragic...

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Despite The Haters, Zendaya Coleman Will Live The Dream And Play Her Idol Aaliyah In A Lifetime Biopic

By Victoria Pavlova | 18th June 2014

Zendaya Coleman will play Aaliyah in the upcoming Lifetime original movie and there’s nothing the critics can do about it. When the singer/actress/Dancing with the Stars alumna was first slated to play the iconic performer,...

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Zendaya Coleman To Play Aaliyah In Biopic

17th June 2014

Disney star Zendaya Coleman is set to play late R&B singer Aaliyah in an upcoming Tv biopic.The 17 year old actress is gearing up to star in Aaliyah: Princess of R&B for America's Lifetime network....

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Paul Walker And Other Actors Who Died Mid-way Through Movie Shoots

By Sophie Miskiw | 28th February 2014

The world was taken back by the very sudden death of Paul Walker at the end of 2013, only to hit by the sad news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s drug overdose in early February. Both...

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Drake & Missy Elliott Remember Aaliyah On Her Birthday

17th January 2014

Rappers Drake and Missy Elliott took to on Thursday (16Jan14) to remember tragic singer Aaliyah on what would have been her 35th birthday.The Age Ain't Nothing But a Number hitmaker perished in a plane...

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Aaliyah Tribute Album Shelved

8th January 2014

A tribute album in honour of late singer Aaliyah has been axed.Last year (13), rapper Drake announced plans to release a record featuring unheard samples from the R&B star, who died in a plane crash...

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Timbaland Apologises To Chris Brown Over Aaliyah Project Comments

26th July 2013

Superproducer Timbaland has publicly apologised to Chris Brown after he criticised the R&B star for featuring late singer Aaliyah on a track.The Try Again icon, who died in a 2001 plane crash, appears as a...

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Fascinating Fact: 3723593

17th June 2013

Chris Brown has brought Aaliyah back from the dead for an eerie appearance in his new video. The late R&B star appears as a hologram in the promo for Don't Think They Know, which also...

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Chris Brown Track To Feature Unheard Aaliyah Vocals

15th May 2013

Chris Brown has announced his new single will feature never-before-heard vocals from Aaliyah.The 24-year-old rapper is set to release his track 'They Don't Know' - taken from his upcoming album 'X' - and has promised...

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Chris Brown Is Latest Star To Work On Aaliyah Tribute

14th May 2013

Chris Brown has honoured late R&B singer Aaliyah ahead of the 12th anniversary of her death by shooting a music video in tribute to the tragic star.The Kiss Kiss hitmaker was seen shooting a promo...

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Aaliyah At Centre Of Music Ownership Lawsuit

21st March 2013

Late R&B star Aaliyah is at the centre of a new legal battle over the rights to her hit albums.Bosses at publishing firm Reservoir Media Management are suing executives at Craze Productions over allegations the...

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The Things They Tweet: 3456232

17th January 2013

"Late, but made it before midnite (sic)... Happy Bday (sic) to the most beautiful songstress the world has ever known. Rest in paradise queen. Love." Rapper The Game adds his tribute to late singer Aaliyah,...

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Missy Elliott And Timbaland Remember Aaliyah's Birthday

16th January 2013

Missy Elliott and Timbaland have paid tribute to their late friend Aaliyah on what would have been the R&B star's 34th birthday.The Try Again hitmaker died in a plane crash in the Bahamas on 25...

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Lil Wayne: 'Drake's Aaliyah Album Will Be Awesome'

9th October 2012

Hip-hop star Lil Wayne is confident his rap protege Drake will do a good job executive producing a new album of unreleased Aaliyah tracks, insisting it will be an "awesome collaboration".Drake recently revealed that he...

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