Aaliyah’s Uncle Ordered To Pay Millions After His Ex Exposed His Harmful Revenge Against Her
You may have heard of the name, Barry Hankerson, but rarely have you heard many personal details about the secretive music executive, outside of what is widely known: 1. He’s Aaliyah’s uncle and signed her to his Blackground Records label; 2. He was R. Kelly’s manager; 3. He’s Gladys Knight’s ex-husband.
Well, with all of the latest revelations about R. Kelly and Hankerson’s niece, we wondered where in he hell has Barry Hankerson been? Is he hiding from media scrutiny for his role in Aaliyah’s and R. Kelly’s lives? Or is he just living a retired, chill life now at 71? As truth diggers, we did a lil’ diggin’ and discovered shocking info and allegations about the brotha, by way of a colossal sized lawsuit that his young ex-girlfriend won.