August 6th, 2012
01:57 PM ET
Just weeks away from the 11th anniversary of Aaliyah's death on August 25, we have a new single featuring the late songstress, courtesy of Drake.
On Sunday, the track "Enough Said" was posted to Drake's blog, showcasing Aaliyah's smooth, effortless talent combined with the rapper's lyricism.
HipHopDX reported last week that such a single would bow on August 5, and noted at the time that there have been whispers about Drake overseeing a new Aaliyah album.
The actor/rapper did tell the Tim Westwood in March that he had some "great Aaliyah news coming soon ... Just some special things," and that same month, producer Jeffrey "J. Dub" Walker tweeted that a song he produced, "Steady Ground," was going to be on a forthcoming disc.
However, Idolator reports that Aaliyah's brother Rashad Haughton countered Walker's claim with a tweet of his own stating that there isn't an "official album being released and supported by the Haughton family."
And if that's not enough to leave fans scratching their heads, one of Aaliyah's famed longtime collaborators, Timbaland, appears to be out of the loop.
Responding to the reports that Drake was going to executive produce the record, Timbaland recently told Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, "I know they trying to drop some Aaliyah records, but if [Drake does] do it, it should be with me, and him, and Missy. No he hasn't [contacted me]. I don't know what's going on. The proper way to do that would be for me, him and Missy to be all on the record. To put it on his record, it would just not be right."
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