Detroit singers will honor Aaliyah with a tribute showcase

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Fans were overjoyed when Aaliyah’s record label announced it would be reissuing her entire discography this year, starting with the singer’s double platinum album, One in a Million.

While many are enjoying the sounds of the late singer, Wednesday, Aug. 25, marks 20 years since her death.

On Thursday, R+B Live Detroit will honor Aaliyah with a tribute celebrating Aaliyah’s life and career.

The showcase will feature Kiki Waters, Carmen Mi’Chelle, Vinchi, Laurie Love, Nylon Keies, Shea’ Renee, and Myna covering a few of Aaliyah’s hit records. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Aaliyah Memorial Foundation.

Aaliyah: A Tribute in Music + Memories, doors open at 8 p.m. at Aretha’s Jazz Cafe, 350 Madison St., Detroit; Eventbrite; Tickets are $10+

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