Aaliyah is no longer of this world but it is now that she will come back to life through her works which will soon invade the market.
Died in a plane crash on August 25, 2011 at the age of 22. The singer Aaliyah has been forgotten for a long time or almost . The Weeknd had used a passage from Aaliyah’s track “Rock The Boat” released in 2001 for her track “What You Need” released in 2011. Until last year, this was only the only way to do it. hear the sweet voice of the artist. But this year, Aaliyah’s former record company decided that the artist’s works would be available posthumously on streaming platforms and this in partnership with Empire. The announcement of this return of the artist 20 years after his death, pushed the family of the singer? of regretted memory. to explain the reason for this long wait. ” Thanks to all her fans for keeping Aaliyah’s music alive. I’m sorry it took so long, but when you lose a family member so unexpectedly, it takes a while to come to terms with this kind of grief. I decided to release Aaliyah’s music in order to preserve her heritage ”. In this regard, a posthumous album has been announced, the title of which will be Unstoppable.
The Weeknd joins his voice to that of Aaliyah
While waiting to discover the content of the album posthumously, the team of the missing artist asked The Weeknd to connect his voice to that left in Aaliyah’s will . The collaboration resulted in a track which was titled Poison. For two minutes and forty-two, the two voices followed one another as in a dialogue. This track is the first single taken from the upcoming album and which we do not yet have a release date.
Why now ?
The release of the single now serves a specific purpose. And it’s Barry Hankerson, founder of Blackground Records who will talk about it. ” I wanted her loving fans to get a special gift before the holidays and thought this was the perfect time to release an offer never heard before .” He also mentioned his impressions. ” I’m so excited to share this new song from Aaliyah and the very talented The Weeknd .”