Though there was much controversy behind the film and its choice of casting, Lifetime is still pushing forward with airing the upcoming Aaliyah biopic Aaliyah: R&B Princess .
Played by Alexandra Shipp, the film will cover the songstress’ life, starting with her rise to stardom. The film will also show how Aaliyah got her first record deal, her controversial relationship with R. Kelly, how she met and became longtime friends with Missy Elliot & Timbaland, finding love with Dame Dash, and last but not least, her unfortunate death. Be on the lookout for the biopic airing November 15th at 8PM on Lifetime.
Check out the teaser below.
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