The beloved catalog of R&B pop star Aaliyah is lastly coming to streaming companies. In response to her uncle, Barry Hankerson, the singer’s full discography will probably be made obtainable on her birthday of subsequent yr: January 16th, 2020.
Hankerson, who served as the top of now-defunct label Blackground Data, broke the information over Twitter, stories Rap-Up. “We listened, this isn’t a drill in honor of the nice legacy of #Aaliyah,” he stated, earlier than tagging Apple Music, Spotify, TIDAL, and Amazon Prime Music. He then added, “1/16/2020″. Try the tweet beneath.
Aaliyah recorded three studio albums: 1994’s Age Ain’t Nothing however a Quantity, 1996’s One in a Million, and 2001’s Aaliyah. The one one at the moment obtainable to stream is her debut album.
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This yr marks the 18th yr since Aaliyah’s dying. It’s unusual a lot time has handed with out her different information being uploaded on streaming companies. Surprisingly, Hankerson is guilty for Aaliyah’s discography being absent on-line, stories Advanced, as he owns the rights to her catalog — apart from her debut album. I assume he’s lastly realized it’s about time her music is accessible on these platforms.
Aaliyah is the newest artist to hitch streaming companies. Lengthy-standing holdouts like Software, King Crimson, This Warmth, and (nearly) your entire Drag Metropolis line-up can be found to stream on shops like Apple Music and Spotify. It appears Aaliyah will probably be in good firm.
Aaliyah’s uncle Barry Hankerson teases on Twitter that her full discography may very well be coming to main streaming companies on the late singer’s birthday, January 16th, 2020.
In the intervening time, solely Aaliyah’s debut album is accessible for streaming. pic.twitter.com/HRHG3l1E7S
— The Pop Hub (@ThePopHub) November 29, 2019