After claims that her uncle and former manager Barry Hankerson was not feeling it he has now come out in support of Normani and the song kind of.
Aaliyah's Uncle Not Upset Normani Allegedly Sampled Her, Believes She'd be Supportive https://t.co/VUSunZl09L— TMZ (@TMZ) July 20, 2021
Before you read any further remember this is the same person who owns all of Aaliyah's masters and is the reason why 90% of her discography is not available online for fans to stream or buy.
He says that his niece "always encouraged young women pursuing their musical and entertainment careers, to achieve their dreams. I believe that Aaliyah would be very supportive of a young Black woman that chose to emulate her music and style."
Even though he is not pleased with how her team handled the alleged sampling he says, "I will not stand in the way of something that brings to light the incredible staying power of Aaliyah."
"So in that light, wishing Normani well with the song and overall career. God bless. I think Aaliyah would be pleased."
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