Today marks 15 years since Aaliyah passed away, and many fans still keep her music in heavy rotation. In her memory, celebs and fans took to social media with posts. Beyoncé, Missy Elliott and Timbaland paid tribute on Instagram and Twitter.
Bey shared a clip of her and Aaliyah sharing a moment on the red carpet at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards, while Missy posed in front of a mural featuring the late singer, and Timbo posted a throwback photo of her in Tommy Hilfiger gear.
Damon Dash appeared on The Real today (Apr. 19), where he opened up about the untimely death of his ex-girlfriend, Aaliyah; sharing that he feels as though if he had been with her at the time of her death, it would have been a different outcome.
When Jeannie Mai asks if there was any way he could have been on that plane, the Roc-A-Fella records co-founder insists that if he were there, there’s no chance they would have been on that plane. He also gives details from his last phone call with the beloved singer.
Since recently signing to Drake’s OVO label, dvsn, has released its debut album, Sept. 5th, and covered R&B classics such as Aaliyah‘s “One In a Million,” and now Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get it On.” The duo pays homage to the late, great singer with shorter reworked version. Listen inside, and just in case you missed the “One in a Million” cover, you can hear that here, too.
R. Kelly recently sat down with GQ for a candid and revealing interview, in which he opens up about sexual abuse he experienced as a child, his love for Aaliyah, his allegations of sexual assault, and Bill Cosby.
“I remember it feeling weird. I remember feeling ashamed. I remember closing my eyes or keeping my hands over my eyes,” he says of the sexual abuse he suffered as a child. “I remember those things, but couldn’t judge it one way or the other fully.”
A new tribute fragrance to Aaliyah, Aaliyah by Xyrena, has been developed in close collaboration with the late singer’s mother and brother Diane and Rashad Haughton.
“It has been wonderful working with Xyrena to create an incredible fragrance that embodies the beauty, mystery, and creativity that my sister infused into every aspect of her life,” said Rashad.
Yesterday marked 14 years since the beloved singer Aaliyah died in a tragic plane crash. In her memory, many celebs took to social media with photos and messages, one of those being Janet Jackson.
The “No Sleeep” singer posted a heartfelt note that she penned to her website, which read:
“What I shared With u is ever sacred, everlasting [and] it’s pure and it will endure. I love u Aaliyah. #RIP”