By: Taren Vaughan
Aaliyah was one of those artists that captured music heads’ hearts, always coming strong with tracks that her fans could relate to. Stemming beyond the studio, Aaliyah also did her thing on the big screen and was known for her sick dance moves. The tragic death of the talented beauty left the music world mourning for a long time. Even to this day people are still saddened by her sudden passing. But now, we have gotten the chance to hear her on songs again. But shockingly it’s not anything that Missy Elliott and Timbaland are behind.
Rapper Drake has taken on a producer role in the making of an Aaliyah posthumous album. As he is thrilled about paying tribute to Aaliyah, a number of people however, specifically Aaliyah’s fans and super producer and close friend of hers Timbaland, were not too pleased with Drake’s involvement with this project, especially since Timbaland nor Missy were no where to be found on it. When hit with the news, Timbaland spoke on the fact that he was completely in the dark about the whole thing:
“I don’t know what’s going on. The proper way to do that would be for me, him and Missy to be all on the record”
And her fans wasted no time coming for Drake on social media outlets, expressing their dislike of him heading something of this nature, he is now catching even more heat for sliding in what appeared to be a diss to Chris Brown in the song “Enough Said”:
“Selling under 150, you ni—s gotta be kidding, is this even a discussion?”
Did Drake officially clap back at Chris Brown in the midst of an Aaliyah song?
He could very well have seeing as though Chris Brown’s recent album Fortune sold around 135,000 copies in its first week.
Whoever it was directed to, Drake is on a lot of Aaliyah fans’, most likely Chris Brown fans’ too, bad side for this one:
“It was disrespectful that Drake chose an Aaliyah track to diss Chris Brown. There is a time & place for everything & this wasn’t it”
“Things I dislike about Drake’s new song : 1.”Enough said” is that he was dissing Chris Brown in a Aaliyah song which is negative.”
“Drake actually dug up a subpar unreleased Aaliyah song and then rapped about how he sells more albums than Chris Brown over it. ANGER.”
The angry comments went on for days.
Should Drake have left the “Chris Brown” diss out of this track and focused on honoring Aaliyah?
Better yet, should Missy and Timbaland been included in this project since they are two industry poeple who were extremely close with the late singer, not to mention both incredible musical talents?
Speak on it.