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Aaliyah’s music will soon be available on digital streaming platforms (DSPs), according to Blackground Records 2.0.

August 25 will mark the 20th anniversary of the singer and actresses tragic death.

The record label is rebranding and partnering with the independent label, EMPIRE, to make her songs available on DSPs.

The albums are to be released as follows:

  • One in a Million – August 20
  • Aaliyah – September 10
  • I Care 4 U (compilation album) – October 8
  • Ultimate Aaliyah (compilation album) – October 8

Previously, the only Aaliyah album that’s been available to download or stream was her 1994 album, Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number, due to a 20-year rift between her uncle Barry Hankerson, the CEO of Blackground Records and the owner of her masters, and her mother, Diana Haughton, who controls her estate.

Barry Hankerson seemingly got his way with the news of the albums soon to be available on DSPs.

But, there’s more to the story. The estate of Aaliyah Haughton released the following statement:

In addition to Aaliyah’s music, Blackground 2.0 will also be releasing music from Timbaland and Magoo, Toni Braxton, JoJo, and Tank. (Click the names for details)

Tank took to social media writing, “I prayed for this day..”

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