Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame

She will be the second rapper ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. John Prine and Yusuf/Cat Stevens are among this year's other inductees.
Alex Robert Ross
sexual assault

R. Kelly's career is finally crashing down. Here's how it happened.

The six-part documentary “Surviving R. Kelly” outlines years of accusations of sexual abuse and coercion against the R&B singer.
Rex Santus
Noisey News

The Six Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry

R. Kelly Is Still Working Because Of Who His Victims Are

Some have asked why the Chicago singer hasn't faced any real repercussions. The reason is because his victims are young black girls.
Kristin Corry
Black Women Making History

How Aaliyah Taught Husbandry Singer Carina Zachary to Love Heavy Music

And gave her the strength to embrace her inner weirdo.
Carina Zachary
TV Week

13 Performances That Prove the Music on 'All That' Was, In Fact, All That

The Nickelodeon sketch show introduced the world to Kenan and Kel and Amanda Bynes, but it also introduced me to Outkast.
Colin Joyce
The Unstreamables

Aaliyah's 'One in a Million' Invented the Sound of the Future

It's the sound of three of pop's biggest innovators—Aaliyah, Timbaland, and Missy Elliott—bringing funk forward, but you can't stream it online.
Al Shipley

Journey to the Past: The Making of the Forgotten Aaliyah Song from 'Anastasia'

The late singer performed the number at the 1998 Academy Awards, making Aaliyah the youngest person to sing at the Oscars.
Emalie Marthe
Holy Shit

Aaliyah’s Greatest Hits Has Now Been Removed From Apple Music and iTunes

After mysteriously showing up last night, the late singer's music has been taken down.
Lauren O'Neill

Remembering Aaliyah, My Mentor Through Life

For the last 15 years, I’ve mourned the artist who helped me navigate friendship, gender, and queerness—three of the most important parts of my life today.
Max Mohenu
Instagram Report

What Musicians Were Wearing and Sharing on Instagram This Week 8/28

Taylor Swift gets to be friends with a koala and it's our lot in life to just watch that play out on social media.
Kathy Iandoli
Holy Shit

dvsn's Long Awaited Album 'Sept. 5th' Is Now Available

Also check out their remix of Aaliyah's "One In A Million" from last night's OVO Sound Radio.
John Hill