2001

Hits like "We Need A Resolution," "More Than a Woman," "Rock The Boat" and "I Care 4 U" helped late music icon Aaliyah's 2001 third and final album achieve major success, but the genre-bending LP overall still stands as a complete R&B classic on the 20th anniversary of its release today (July 17).

The Beverly Hills Police Department investigated producers Brett Ratner and Russell Simmons for alleged sexual battery in 2001, Variety reports, citing the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office and the producers’ criminal defense attorney. Prosecutors declined to press charges in the case, due to insufficient evidence. The alleged victim, a 29-year-old woman, came into the department […]