Corrosion is being blamed for the deadly thrill ride accident at the Ohio State Fair last month. One person was killed and several others were injured when a swinging pendulum-like ride broke off and sent riders flying through the air. An 18-year-old man was killed. The ride’s Dutch manufacturer is saying that excessive corrosion of […]

UC has created a new vp position for safety and reform after the shooting of Sam Dubose. According to President Santa Ono. Ono also said Engel will coordinate the multiple external investigations and reviews planned for the University of Cincinnati Police Department, making use of her expertise in data-driven assessment and policy reform in order to […]

CINCINNATI –  A man charged with killing his 11-year-old daughter was given a $500,000 bond at his arraignment Monday morning. Officers received a call of a shooting at 800 Delhi Avenue around 3 a.m. Sunday morning. Once on the scene, first responders found Shanti Lanza shot in the chest. Doctors pronounced her dead a short […]

Check out the official WizNation Mixpod featuring your favorite Aaliyah musical moments. Let us know if any of this brings back any special memories of “baby girl.” We love you and miss you so much Aaliyah! Your music will live on forever. Rest in peace to our R&B an angel. OUR FALLEN ANGEL: AALIYAH VIDEO […]

Aaliyah 2001–2005: Life After Death 2001–2005: Posthumous career The week after Aaliyah’s death, her third studio album, Aaliyah, rose from number 19 to number one on the Billboard 200. “Rock the Boat” was released as a posthumous single. The music video was premiered on Black Entertainment Television’s Access Granted; it became the most viewed and […]

Aaliyah: The Plane Crash, Passing &Wrongful Death Lawsuit The Crash On August 25, 2001, at 6:45 pm (EST), Aaliyah and various members of the record company boarded a twin engine Cessna 402B (N8097W) at Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, to travel to the airport in Opa-locka, Florida, after they completed filming the music video […]

You guys thought we’d forgotten to finish the countdown, huh? We sure didn’t and we’re surely not going to leave you hanging like that WizNation crew. It’s all wrapped up right here in this exclusive presentation of our Top 10 Aaliyah music videos created just for you R&B music fans and Aaliyah supporters. If you […]

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, […]