Exclusive interview with Jonathan Mannion on the creative process of the Aaliyah mural for Art Basel by Jeks. Mannion shares shares a story from the time that he worked with Babygirl.
“She was playing with me, she was pretending to be mad. The thing about Aaliyah she was always smiling, always full of energy. And I said let me get that angel, that sweetness. [she poses with her arms crossed] She did this whole thing, she starting throwing her fists at me, that was an act. I have the rest of the pictures, and when you look at them you laugh.
It was her 16th birthday, at the Apollo Theatre.” – shares photographer Ernie Paniccioli
The Detroit Record Club updated the release date for the Aaliyah Vinyl. Previously slated for May 27, 2022. The date came and went with no release, I reached out to them and they stated
“Aaliyah releases are delayed at the pressing plant. We’ll post when they are in.”
New release date will be August 5, 2022.