Dame Dash, Timbaland, Others Celebrate Aaliyah On Upcoming BET Special


(AllHipHop News) A number of rappers, singers, and executives will come together to reminisce over the life and times of late R&B singer Aaliyah.

BET will commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the death of Aaliyah, with the new special “Aaliyah: One in a Million.”

Artists like Damon Dash, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Patti LaBelle, LaLa Anthony and others are featured in the special, which celebrates the life of the singer, who died tragically in a plane crash outside of the Bahamas, after a video shoot on August 25th, 2001.

“With Aaliyah: One In A Million, we celebrate her life, her music and what she meant to so many,” said Stephen Hill, BET’s President of Music Programming and Specials.  “Aaliyah was a beautiful angel and we’re so glad that we were able to assemble her friends and loved ones for this unique special.”
The special, which debuts on Thursday (August 25th) at 8:00 PM, will feature never before seen footage, popular videos and vintage interviews from BET.