In fact, they are so angry they will take action to prevent Lifetime from using any of Aaliyah’s music and has hired a lawyer to block the release of the film. Hankerson claims Aaliyah’s family are open to the idea of a big, theatrical film, but feels that a TV movie is too small for the talented singer. Welp. The family has truly spoken. In deed, it's time to nip it in the bud.