25th Anniversary of Aaliyah’s ‘If Your Girl Only Knew’

On this day in 1996, Aaliyah released ‘If Your Girl Only Knew’, written by Missy Elliott and Timbaland. It was the lead single from her second album, ‘One In a Million’.

It was also re-released the following year as a double A-side single with ‘One In a Million’.


The music video featured cameo appearances from Missy Elliott, Timbaland, Lil’ Kim and 702.

In the US, it peaked at #11 on the Hot 100 and topped the R&B chart for two weeks. Elsewhere it peaked at #15 in the UK and #20 in New Zealand.

Aaliyah’s ‘One in a Million‘ album will be available to buy and stream digitally for the first time ever from August 20th, 2021. It is also being released on CD, Cassette and two different vinyls.

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