Missy Elliot and Timbaland both visited the Breakfast Club and discussed the Aaliyah album rumors, her break from music, Grave's diseases and more.
Missy ElliottÂ premiered two new singles yesterday, "9th Inning" and "Triple Threat" both feature her long-time collaborator and friend, Timbaland. The duo started back up on the promo-side of things by hitting up Power 105's The Breakfast Club.
Missy talked on her long hiatus from the game, and explained it was in part because of Grave's disease. She also discussed her car mishap, her upcoming album and more.Â Both were of course asked about the alleged Aaliyah post-humous album in the works, and the two were skepticalÂ as to whether or not it's actually happening.Â
"Is it really real?" Timbaland asked about the Aaliyah album.Â "What's one record to say there's an album...I dunno if this is a real topic. I think it's just fabricated," Timbaland continued. "I think people are blowin' it outta proportion. So I dunno if it's real."Â
Missy put in her two cents on the subject, saying,Â "I can say this, nobody has reached out to me. It's not even about reaching out to me, I personally wanna respect her family. If her mother or her brother or fatherÂ hasn't come and said we're ready to do an Aaliyah album. 'Cause, we still fans, as fans, Â we would wannaÂ hear Aaliyah but there's a respect that has to be given and shown. Because for us, we can go on about our lives, and yeah, we still mourn, but not the way this family [does]," Missy said. "TheyÂ knew her before she was Aaliyah to the world."Â
Timbaland says he talked to Noah '40' Shebib, Drake's go-to producer, and one who was named as involved in the album (he produced the single "Enough Said"Â that's been released thus far), and based off that phone call, Timbaland says he think its beenÂ misconstrued. We'll have to wait and see if we get some clarification on the supposed-LPÂ after this interview.
Watch the full interview with the Breakfast Club below.