Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

5. AaliyahAaliyah

So… little gay J’Kerian from Houston loved that album. That’s the first album where I can remember being blown away by the production. It was Insane. ‘We Need A Resolution’ blew my mind. The video with the snakes and shit was amazing. I was a huge Aaliyah fan before she got into acting. But, as soon as she started working with Missy and Timbaland I was all over it. At this point i was really interested in the way people can push pop music to be fun, but also a bit weird.

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