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Chris Brown Borrows Unheard Aaliyah Vocals for New Album

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Despite making headlines for bar brawls and media beefs, Chris Brown and Drake can agree on one thing: their love for Aaliyah.

Brown announced Tuesday (May 13) that, just as Drake did last year, he is working with unheard vocals from the late R&B songstress for a track on his upcoming album, X.

According to Rap-Up, Brown filmed a video for the new song last weekend. A snippet of Aaliyah’s vocals can be heard in a Vine video from the shoot.

Brown explained the video concept at the BET Awards 2013 press conference, saying “I shot it in the ‘hood. I went to 60th Street and Cedar Block. [I’m] bringing both worlds together and trying to uplift the poverty side of the community and show them where I’m from. I’m from Virginia, but everybody comes from a broken home or being broke — I remember when I was.”

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