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Tag Archives: Aaliyah

The Gossip – Are You That Somebody? (Aaliyah Cover)

I felt like some Aaliyah today and this remix is does a lot of justice.  Throwing you all a bomb EMPT classic on this beautiful Super Bowl Sunday, let the game begin! Originally posted June 29th, 2011 ________ First of all, this cover is absolute fire. Aaliyahs Are You That Somebody is one of the most […]

Tourist – Your Girl

It’s pretty early here in New York. I’ve been in and out of sleep, and for whatever reason I can’t seem to fall into my sleep space. These are the kind of nights I hate to love. I know sleep is important, but there’s just something so liberating about being the only one awake in […]

The Gossip – Are You That Somebody? (Aaliyah Cover)

First of all, this cover is absolute fire. Aaliyahs Are You That Somebody is one of the most stylish R&B tracks you’ll ever hear. It was so ahead of it’s time for 1998 that only in the last 3 or 4 years has contemporary R&B really surpassed it’s innovation. The song showcased the talen of […]

Kevin Casey’s Sample Saturday – Aaliyah et Drake

Drake has made his admiration and respect for Aaliyah very clear through various interviews, so it seemed appropriate for a record on his debut album to use a sample from Aaliyah’s debut album.  After being signed to Jive Records at the age of 15, the beautiful and talented Aaliyah was introduced to singer/producer R.Kelly who […]