Timbaland & Missy thought they'd need to convince Aaliyah to record 'One In A Million'.
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39 Things You Didn't Know About Aaliyah
27. Timbaland & Missy thought they'd need to convince Aaliyah to record 'One In A Million'.
Missy Elliott and Timbaland, who at the time hadn't produced for anyone of Aaliyah's calibre, presented her with 'One In A Million' prepared to convince her it could be a hit - but as Missy recalls, she didn't need convincing. as "We didn’t have to convince her, she was like, I’m telling you, this is hot. I knew then there was a chemistry. She wasn’t close-minded. She was an artist that got it" Missy told Fader. Picture: Getty