Eleven years after her death, ‘Baby Girl’ has returned to the music scene and may have a new album in the works.
Actor turned rapper and Aaliyah fan , Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham has hinted at something special coming for months and now he has released her new song ‘Enough Said,’ and is featured on a verse of the track.
Take a listen. Explicit. (Listen to a version with the rap edited out here ►AaliyahAlways)
Mixed reaction is coming from fans.
Some love it, while others say the cussing is over the top and Aaliyah would never laden her music with so much cursing, if any.
Really feeling this Aaliyah & Drake song he could have did without all the cursing though Aaliyah wasn’t about that but it’s cool
— Finesse (@MontariusJ_) August 7, 2012
I like the AALIYAH song with drake… the vibes is right.
— CIPHA SOUNDS (@ciphasounds) August 7, 2012
Finally heard the Aaliyah and drake track, I’m not feeling the cursing she never had curse words on her songs even with DMX
— Jason Maples (@CoachMaples55) August 6, 2012
But honestly an Aaliyah project without Timbaland and Missy is like drinking koolaid without sugar…it just isn’t right
— Tenay(@Tenay979) August 6, 2012
Like the tweet above, some think Missy Elliott and Timbaland should work on the album seeing that they knew the ‘Are You That Somebody’ songstress best and Drake did not know her at all.
Producer Timbaland recently told New York’s Power 105.1:
“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. For it to be on his record, that would not be right.”Read more at Billboard.com
In a recent turn of events, Aaliyah’s official twitter account tweeted that Timbaland will work on two tracks for the album. There is still no word on Elliott.
Great news , now we are extremely excited twitter.com/AaliyahHaughto…
— Aaliyah(@AaliyahHaughton) August 6, 2012
Only time will tell if an album really happens or not.
Josh’s Note: One qualm with the song—the cursing. Aaliyah’s music was not filled with cursing.
I do not necessarily have problem with Drake appearing on the album or helping produce it. However, if a album is produced. It is also only right to have both her family and those closest to her involved in the project because they are forever hers and she is forever theirs.
Her music was something anyone at any age could listen to whether they were 5 or 80. It was something anyone could relate to be it the beat or the lyrics.
As I told my radio colleague when I first heard the song, out of respect for her and her artistry it would have been smart and best to stay in lane with who she was, who she is.
Aaliyah is a classic R&B artist with a modern feel whose music is timeless.
So what do her fans have to say chime in.
What do you think about ‘Enough Said?’
Is the cursing too much?
Would you like a new Aaliyah album of unreleased music?
Related:Other Aaliyah Posts On Unscripted Observations.