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Almost a decade and a half after her tragic death, Aaliyah's influence lives on strong, and one of the key hitmakers behind her late '90s/early 2000s success will breathe new life into her legacy on Christmas Day. 

On Wednesday (December 16), Timbaland announced that he's going to drop a new mixtape called Kings Stay Kings on December 25, and it'll feature a ton of appearances from Mila J ("Get No Betta"), Young Thug ("Didn't Do It"), Rich Homie Quan ("Servin') as well an unreleased track from the one and only Baby Girl.

"It's been a while since I've been able to give the world some new music," Timbo said in a statement. "I've spent a lot of time working on this project and I am just looking forward to giving my fans some dope sounds to close out the year."

The 16-track set is the follow-up project to his 2009 LP, Shock Value II. You've probably been listening to a lot of his beats lately whether you've realized it or not since Timbaland is the executive music producer of FOX's hit show "Empire."

Kings Stay Kings will be available via MyMixtapez

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