Chris Brown Samples Unreleased Aaliyah Song in ‘They Don’t Know’

May 15, 2013 8:58 am
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Aaliyah is gone, but she is certainly not forgotten.

Less than a year after Drake sampled her vocals for his song “Enough Said,” Chris Brown is now doing the same on “They Don’t Know” from his upcoming X album.

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Breezy announced on Tuesday that the track will feature previously unreleased material from Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash in August 2001 at the age of 22.

Over the weekend, Chris filmed the music video for “They Don’t Know” in Compton, California.

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“I shot it in the ‘hood,” he explained at a press conference for the BET Awards. “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.”

X will be released on July 16.

Check out a Vine of Chris filming the music video … and hear a snippet of the song!


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