Category: Aaliyah

Read Between the Lines by Aaliyah

“Read Between the Lines” by Aaliyah

On “Read Between the Lines”, Aaliyah plays the role of a lady who is strongly under the impression that her romantic partner is cheating. Furthermore, she has ample evidence, primarily the strange way he’s been...

Never No More by Aaliyah

“Never No More” by Aaliyah

On this song, Aaliyah is addressing a toxic partner, i.e. one that has the tendency to emotionally and physically abuse her. And after the first time he actually physically attacked her, she vowed to herself...

More Than a Woman by Aaliyah

“More Than a Woman” by Aaliyah

On “More Than a Woman”, Aaliyah is addressing someone whom she is very attracted to romantically. There is a slight sexual undertone, as in her fantasizing about what she will do to him in the...

Poison

“Poison” by Aaliyah & The Weeknd

Even though thematically “Poison” evolves around a metaphor, the lyrics are actually pretty simple. And that is perhaps to be expected considering they were for the most part written for a young female singer. ...

Loose Rap by Aaliyah

“Loose Rap” by Aaliyah

On “Loose Rap”, Aaliyah, supported by Static Major, is dissing dudes who try to step to her with weak game. More to the point, it seems that she may be speaking to some of her industry peers. The...