By Craig Seymour
Updated March 27, 2000 at 05:00 AM EST

The ”Romeo Must Die Soundtrack” album includes offerings from Destiny’s Child and Joe, but ”Romeo” star Aaliyah takes the lead with four forward-looking tracks. The ex-R. Kelly protégée teams with producer Timbaland (he worked on Aaliyah’s last album) and Missy Elliott. Timbaland ably sets Aaliyah’s icy coos against B-movie minor chords and Reznor-like synth-bass rumbles, while lyricist Elliott continues creating a hip-hop lexicon of love: ”Are you feelin’ me, yo?” A-