SPECIAL EDITION :: Wednesday Nights 10 O’ Clock Mixtape Posted! Download Now! ENJOY! Your Mixin’ Vixen has another hot 10 O’ Clock Mixtape for you! Your Mixin’ Vixen, DJ Dimepiece just posted Wednesday Nights 10 O’ Clock Mixtape for you! Tonight is Ustream Wednesdays, so she also went live!! This mixtape includes a special musical […]

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Check out part two of our Top 10 Aaliyah video countdown for more of your favorites in no particular order. We’re halfway through the day and halfway through our exclusive music video countdown so don’t forget to let us know which of these are your favorites by posting in the comments section below. 4. Rock […]

Aaliyah 2000–2001: Romeo Must Die and Eponymous Album In 2000, Aaliyah landed her first major movie role in Romeo Must Die. A loose adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Aaliyah starred opposite martial artist Jet Li, playing a couple who fall in love amid their warring families. The movie grossed $18.6 million in its […]

Aaliyah 1996–1999: One in a Million From Wikipedia In 1996, Aaliyah left Jive Records and signed to Atlantic Records. She worked with record producers Timbaland and Missy Elliott, who contributed to her second studio album, One in a Million. “If Your Girl Only Knew” The album yielded the single “If Your Girl Only Knew”, which […]

1991–1995: Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number After Barry Hankerson, Aaliyah’s uncle, signed a distribution deal with Jive Records, he signed Aaliyah to his Blackground Records label at the age of 12. Hankerson later introduced her to recording artist and producer R. Kelly, who became Aaliyah’s mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of […]

1979–1990: Early Life – From Brooklyn to Detroit Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Born of African American and Native American descent, she was the second and youngest child of Diane and Michael Haughton. Enrolled at a young age for voice lessons by her mother, […]

It’s hard to believe it’s been nine years since we lost an angel in music, film and this entertainment industry. Today, 101.1 The Wiz celebrates the memory of R&B songstress Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) simply known as Aaliyah. We will forever miss you and cherish your memory and your […]


 Ciara’s debut album Goodies dropped back in 2004, and it was nothing short of hot! It was refreshing to see a female dancer who could hang with the best of them, doing her thing real cute and laid back. Very Aaliyah-esque. I remember my best friend and I playing this record over and over. It was ladies […]


From her second number 1 album Chapter II is Ashanti’s Rain on Me. There is no question when Ashanti initially hit the music scene in 2002 she came hard! Her first project, which was self titled, sold 5 million worldwide. Ashanti seemed to fill a void we were missing in the game, especially since Aaliyah’s passing […]


There is certainly nothing random about our first Lady Michelle Obama, she is uber fabulous and today is her birthday. So: HAPPY BIRTHDAY 1ST LADY! :) She is always gorgeous. Check out some of her already classic looks below. And Beyonce was looking awesome in her photo shoot for her first perfume release. It’s called […]


AALIYAH DANA HAUGHTON (January 16, 1979 – August 25, 2001) One of my inspirations is this woman right here, and in case you didn’t know it was Aaliyah’s birthday today so: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABYGIRL! No question, she was taken way too soon from family, friends, and all the millions of fans who loved and adored […]