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Romeo Must DieThe soundtrack to Romeo Must Die includes offerings from Destiny's Child and Joe, but Romeo star Aaliyah takes the lead with...Romeo Must DieSoundtracksThe soundtrack to Romeo Must Die includes offerings from Destiny's Child and Joe, but Romeo star Aaliyah takes the lead with...2000-03-31
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Romeo Must Die

Genre: Soundtracks; Lead Performers: Aaliyah, Various Artists; Producer (group): Blackground; Status: In Season

The soundtrack to Romeo Must Die includes offerings from Destiny’s Child and Joe, but Romeo star Aaliyah takes the lead with four forward-looking tracks. The ex-R. Kelly protegee teams with producer Timbaland (he worked on Aaliyah’s last album) and Missy Elliott. Timbaland ably sets Aaliyah’s icy coos against B-movie minor chords and Reznor-like synth-bass rumbles, while lyricist Elliott continues creating a hip-hop lexicon of love: ”Are you feelin’ me, yo?” A-

Originally posted March 31 2000 — 12:00 AM EST

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