Drake, Timbaland and Missy Elliott lending skills to Aaliyah album

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American music label Blackground Records, has confirmed it will be releasing a new Aaliyah album this year featuring new tracks and never before heard vocals from the late R&B singer.

According to music reports, Aaliyah's cousin Jomo Hankerson - who heads Blackground Records along with her uncle, said the album is aimed at keeping her legacy alive and introducing her music to a new generation.

Missy Elliott, Timbaland and Drake are also rumoured to be featured on the album. Aaliyah died in a plane crash in 2001.

Drake recently released a new song featuring Aaliyah, entitled 'Enough Said"