New 'Aaliyah' Biopic Star Alexandra Shipp Hits Up MTV VMAs 2014

New 'Aaliyah' Biopic Star Alexandra Shipp Hits Up MTV VMAs 2014

Alexandra Shipp turns heads in a long black gown at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Forum on Sunday (August 24) in Inglewood, Calif.

The 23-year-old actress is set to fill some big shoes in Lifetime’s Aaliyah: Princess of R&B.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Alexandra Shipp

Based on “Aaliyah: More Than a Woman” by Christopher Farley, Alexandra took the place of Zendaya, who departed the project based on the family’s disapproval of the film.

Make sure to tune in for the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards airing TONIGHT at 9PM ET/PT on MTV!

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