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OKP News: Drake & Aaliyah’s Brother Disagree On Posthumous Collaboration

OKP News: Drake & Aaliyah’s Brother Disagree On Posthumous Collaboration

Drake interviewed about Aaliyah collaboration

Let the controversy begin! After Drake released his new single, “Enough Said”, featuring the late and much-loved angel Aaliyah, and announced that he would be producing an entire posthumous LP, her family says they do not condone any such activity. Aaliyah’s brother, Rashad Haughton, posted on the official Aaliyah facebook page that “there is no official album being released and supported by the Haughton family.” Drizzy seems to disagree. In an interview with Much Music after his OVO Festival in Toronto, he claimed that he and producer Noah “40” Shebib have gotten the thumbs up from Aaliyah’s family and collaborators. “Everybody from her family to her old management and label were just like, if there was anybody that could do it right now, it’s me and 40,” he said, “that was an honor.” Indeed, the single was uploaded to the soundcloud of Blackground records under the name of Aaliyah’s cousin and label head Jomo Hankerson, so the split may be within the family itself. Meanwhile, Drake insists that the single and forthcoming album is all about Aaliyah and her fans, not himself or 40. Watch the interview and get more info on the collaboration below.

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