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Aug. 23, 2021

Aaliyah. One In A Million (1996). "The Moment That Changed Everything"

Aaliyah. One In A Million (1996).

The crew discuss the late singer Aaliyah's classic second album One In A Million. After a succesful debut under the guise of R. Kelly (which ended in legal troubles and a seperation), the talented young songtress took her success and stardom to the next level by linking up with producer Timbaland and rapper, singer and songwriter Missy Elliot. Backed by furturistic and innovative production of Timbaland and songwriting assistance and background vocals from Missy, Aaliyah's talent and dedication took her career to the next level.

Also assisted by an all-star cast of producers including Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, Jermaine Dupri and Kay Gee, the album sold eight million records worldwide and spawned five singles tha charted within the Billboard Hot 100.

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Show Notes:

New York Post: How Aaliyah's "One In A Million" music Changed Lives 20 Years After Her Death


The Root: Aaliyah, Missy Elliott and Timbaland Changed the Game with 1996's "One In a Million"


Albumism: Her New World of Funk: 25 Years On, Aaliyah's 'One In A Million' is Still "Hot Like Fire"


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