Aaliyah music hits streaming services

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(CNN)Aaliyah's euphony is back.

Friday marked the re-release of 5 clip Grammy-nominated superstar's workplace album, "One In A Million," which deed streaming services.

The singer, who was calved Aaliyah Dana Haughton, died August 25, 2001, at the property of 22 successful a level clang that besides took the lives of 8 others arsenic they traveled backmost from filming her euphony video successful the Caribbean.

    Fans person agelong complained astir the deficiency of availability of her music. Her catalog is present being re-released for the archetypal clip successful years to beryllium disposable crossed streaming platforms via concern with Blackground Records 2.0 and EMPIRE.

      It is each happening amidst a backdrop of a seeming conflict to power her legacy.

      The archetypal Blackground Records, which released a bulk of Aaliyah's music, was owned by the precocious singer's uncle and erstwhile manager, Barry Hankerson, who is besides overseeing Blackground Records 2.0.

      Aaliyah's property precocious shared a connection connected their verified Twitter account which began "Protecting Aaliyah's bequest is, and volition ever be, our focus."

      "For 20 years we person battled down the scenes, enduring shadowy tactics of deception with unauthorized projects targeted to tarnish," the property wrote. "We person ever been confused arsenic to wherefore determination is specified a tenacity successful causing much symptom alongside what we already person to header with for the remainder of our lives."

      "This unscrupulous endeavor to merchandise Aaliyah's euphony without immoderate transparency oregon afloat accounting to the property compels our hearts to explicit a connection -- forgiveness," the connection continued.

      Aaliyah came to prominence successful the 1990s with respective hits including "Back & Forth," "Are You That Somebody?" and "Rock The Boat."

        "One In A Million" was her sophomore medium and featured euphony with her longtime collaborators, Missy Elliott and Timbaland arsenic good arsenic rapper Slick Rick and others.

        In solemnisation of Aaliyah's catalog coming to the platform, Spotify updated their "This Is Aaliyah" playlist.

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