A year back, Aaliyah’s estate shared that the late singer’s catalog was set to hit streamers soon.
On Wednesday, a mysterious website titled “Aaliyah Is Coming” popped up potentially alluding to the release of Aaliyah’s entire catalog.
Nearly a year ago, the Detroit-raised singer’s estate announced that her catalog which includes two of her biggest albums One in a Million and the self-titled Aaliyah would arrive on streamers in the coming months. It’s common knowledge that her uncle Barry Hankerson owns the master’s to each of her albums besides her debut, Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number. The first album mainly created in collaboration with the defamed singer R. Kelly is available on DSPs.
A statement from Aaliyah’s family released in 2020 read:
“We are excited to announce that communication has commenced between the estate and various labels about the status of Aaliyah’s music catalogue,” the estate said in a statement. “As well as its availability on streaming platforms in the near future. Thank you for your continued love and support. More updates to come.”
For years fans of the late singer have been calling for the release of her music on streaming platforms. This year marks the 20th anniversary of her death. The mystery site could be one tiny clue leading to the release of her catalogue.
In a few weeks Kathy Iandoli, veteran writer and journalist is releasing Baby Girl: Better Known as Aaliyah. The book will center the life and career of the globally renowned act, but it will also delve into her earliest beginnings. Timbaland, Missy Elliott, and the late producer Static Major who were instrumental in her rise within the entertainment industry will also be touched on in the upcoming book.
Aaliyah’s family was not involved in the making of Baby Girl which will be available on August 17.
Head to aaliyahiscoming.com for more information. Stay tuned here for more updates.