With "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" premiering in only 3 days, promotion has been ramping up, especially the most controversial parts everyone wants to see: the parts where R. Kelly’s relationship with the late singer is concerned.
Now, two clips from the film have been released, focusing on R Kelly’s role in her life. One clip portrays how Aaliyah’s parents felt when she revealed to them she and Kelly (who was 12 years her senior) were married. Another clip portrays her first studio session with Kelly.
“Now what I’m fin to do, is I’m gonna give that soft voice of yours an edge,” he tells her.
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Also, today (Nov. 12) the actress who plays Aaliyah, Alexandra Shipp, stopped by The Wendy Williams Show to talk about her audition process, her occupation before pursuing acting, and her new role playing Ice Cube's wife Kimberly Woodfruff in the upcoming film Straight Out of Compton.