Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Lifetime has released a SNEAK PEEK of actress Alexandra Shipp as Aaliyah Haughton in the upcoming biopic, Aaliyah: R&B Princess. The made-for-television film will chronicle her meteoric rise to superstardom in the 90’s until her untimely death from a tragic plane crash in 2001.

The film, which debuts on Saturday, November 15, also stars Elise Neal as Gladys Knight, Jackie Long as R.Kelly, Chattrisse Dolabaille as Missy Elliott, Izaak Smith as Timbaland and Anthony Grant as Damon Dash. It is also being executive produced by Sparkle’s  Debra Martin Chase and award-winning talk show host and radio personality, Wendy Williams.

Take a look below:

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