10cf746e54 Damon Dash Tom Barnett . Chop ShopMade of HonorDragon BallThe Hot FlashesNeedful Things You can watch Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B online for free on this page by streaming the movie in the video player above or by choosing a different version to play below it. They could have focused on how she was one of the first, if not the first r&b artist to sing over a more intricate electro, hip-hop type of beat. Bryan Bedder/Getty 7. Clearly, this Lifetime movie was not an ideal way to service her memory. Kelly wrote a book about his life. View gallery Actors Who Died During Filming Philip Seymour Hoffman is the latest star to die during production. Only that at least featured the singers struggle for success, as well as his difficult relationship with his older brother. No way. Perhaps that's why the movie spends its first half solidly entrenched with Aaliyah and Kelly's relationship and the blink-and-you'll-miss-them nuptials (which the family had annulled), as the only whiff of scandal.
Coleman was then replaced by Alexandra Shipp, who also sings the movie's few songs, after a lawsuit from Aaliyah's family blocked the rights to her hits. Indeed, Aaliyahs life story is one of normalcy to stardom overnight. Read more Lifetime Casts Its Marilyn Monroe Aaliyah wasn't a spoiled brat or a diva, though, and her mother Diane (Rachael Crawford) was no momager. But Aaliyah was a private person during her lifetime, so perhaps a preservation of her legacy through equivocated levels of privacy would be ideal for a while — or at least until the Hankersons fulfill their dreams of seeinga much larger Hollywood biopic be made to honor the star.We know we have a one in a million chance of that happen, but a fan can dream. As for Elise who played Gladys Knight just confirmed she is a lousy actress. The latter part of Aaliyah's career was kickstarted by her heartache. R. Cheers.