While it has been over a decade since Aaliyah’s passing, her estate is found in a legal battle over her music sales.
According to reports, Reservoir Media Management has reportedly sued Craze Productions for allegedly selling illegal copies of songs from Aaliyah’s double platinum albums “Aaliyah” and “One In A Million” on iTunes.
Reservoir Media has maintained that they have had complete ownership of the late singer’s music since last year. The company is seeking compensation for sales and to have any more sales of Aaliyah’s tracks through Craze prohibited.
Aaliyah was killed in a plane crash on August 25, 2001 in the Bahamas. She was only 22 at the time. Even though her death was untimely, her legacy lives on as a strong force in the R&B market.
In related news, rumors are circulating that hip-hop star Drake has been commissioned to be the executive producer of a posthumous Aaliyah album.