Beyoncé, Missy Elliott And Timbaland Remember Aaliyah 15 Years After Her Death

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Today marks 15 years since Aaliyah  passed away, and many fans still keep her music in heavy rotation. In her memory, celebs and fans took to social media with posts. Beyoncé, Missy Elliott and Timbaland paid tribute on Instagram and Twitter.

Bey shared a clip of her and Aaliyah sharing a moment on the red carpet at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards, while Missy posed in front of a mural featuring the late singer, and Timbo posted a throwback photo of her in Tommy Hilfiger gear.

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La La Anthony And Timbaland Developing Hip Hop Docuseries

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La La Anthony, and Timbaland are partnering with Leftfield Pictures to develop a hip-hop docuseries that “exposes the cutthroat entrepreneurial side of hip-hop, with models, DJs and social media stars hustling to break through as fashion, music and media moguls.”

Deadline reports:

The project will focus on Jeff Janvier and Session Cruz’s Face Time Agency, the industry’s premiere casting agency for booking music video and hip-hop fashion models, with clients including Drake, Kanye West and Robin Thicke. Set inside the New York City nightlife scene – where clubs have become the new boardrooms – the series exposes the cutthroat entrepreneurial side of hip-hop, with models, DJs and social media stars “hustling” to break through as fashion, music and media moguls.

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‘Empire’s’ Yazz The Greatest Drops ‘Bout 2 Blow’ With Timbaland, Yazz Talks Working With The Hit-Making Producer & More

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Empire’s Bryshere ‘Yazz the Greatest’ Gray connects with Timbaland on the show’s latest single, “Bout 2 Blow.” On the show, Yazz’ character Hakeem has partnered with his mom, Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), on a new business – with plans of building a new “empire” of their own.

“For this particular song featuring Timbaland, it was specifically written for the character Hakeem because he wants to be the top Lyon in Empire, Yazz tells Rolling Stone on the approach used when writing the song. “He has a new business now, and he’s running it with his mom [laughs]. He wants to take it over and be a little mama’s boy. This song right here is basically him coming into his own.”

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Timbaland Announces Previously Unreleased Music From Aaliyah Is On The Way

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Fans will soon have some new music from Aaliyah to add to their collections. Timbaland made the announcement via social media; posting two separate pics of the beautiful late singer.

In the caption of one, he wrote: “Attention!!!!! People ask me all the time do I have any babegirl music we haven’t heard. !!!!!well the answer is YES!!!!!!!! TIMBO x BABEGIRL !!!!! Sneak peak coming !!!!!!!”

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Chattrisse Dolabaille And Izaak Smith To Play Missy Elliott And Timbaland In Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

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With actress Alexandra Shipp announced as the actress set to play Aaliyah in Lifetime’s upcoming biopic, it has now been revealed who will take on the role of her musical mentors Missy Elliott and Timbaland.

According to The Wrap, A network representative has disclosed that Chattrisse Dolabaille and Izaak Smith have been cast as producer-rappers Missy and Timbaland.

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New Music: Jennifer Hudson – “Walk It Out” (Ft. Timbaland)

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Jennifer Hudson calls on Timbaland for the feature, on her sassy new track “Walk it Out.” The vocal powerhouse switches it up with some gritty lyrics: “I’ll be on that good sh*t. I’ll be on, I’ll be on.. that hood sh*t. You gotta bring me out.. let me show you how,” she sings over the mid-tempo beat.

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New Music: Jay-Z – “Open Letter”

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This morning, Jay-Z debuted a new track titled “Open Letter” on Hot 97 and his Life+Times site. He teamed up with producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz for the song, on which he addresses the controversy surrounding his and Beyoncé’s recent trip to Cuba, divesting his minority share of ownership with the Brooklyn Nets, and more.

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New Music: Missy Elliott – “9th Inning” & “Triple Threat” (Ft Timbaland)

Missy Elliott is back! After giving a preview of “9th Inning” last week, she has now dropped the full version along with her second new single “Triple Threat” (both featuring Timbaland).

According to Rap-Up, Missy said the following during her Ustream session:

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