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Aaliyah’s Posthumous Album, ‘Unstoppable,’ Slated For Release This Month

Fans are calling out the album for its male-dominated features with "abusive" and "misogynistic" artists including Future, Snoop Dogg, and Chris Brown.

Barry Hankerson Details Aaliyah’s Posthumous Album, ‘Unstoppable’

The Blackground Records founder reveals he hasn't been in touch with the late singer's estate regarding her next LP.

Gladys Knight’s Son, Shanga Hankerson, Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Unpaid Taxes

Hankerson allegedly spent the owed tax money on sex parties and marijuana.

Aaliyah’s ‘One In A Million’ Climbs To No. 1, Decades After Its Original Release

"For the first time ever, 25 years after its release, Aaliyah's 'One In A Million' made the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Chart this week!" Blackground Records shared on…

Aaliyah’s Uncle Apologizes After ‘One in a Million’ Release On Streaming Platforms

The Blackground Records founder opened up about his decision to release his niece's music after two decades.

Aaliyah’s Estate Shares Statement On “Unauthorized Projects” After Former Label Teases Release Of Her Music

"Now, in this 20th year, this unscrupulous endeavor to release Aaliyah's music without any transparency or full accounting to the estate compels our hearts to express a…

Fans Rally For Aaliyah’s Discography To Be Released On Streaming Platforms

The hashtag "#FreeAaliyahMusic" began trending in an effort to get the singer's music on Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal.

Blackground Records CEO Gives Details On Posthumous Aaliyah Album

Aaliyah’s upcoming posthumous album is the hottest, yet most controversial topic within the music industry right now. The man behind it all—Blackground Records CEO and…

Blackground Records Sheds Light on Posthumous Aaliyah Album

The controversy surrounding Aaliyah‘s posthumous album has been a hot topic of discussion since confirmation that the LP was in fact coming hit the media. Once word was…