Today marks the 14th anniversary of the tragic death of R&B singer Aaliyah. Born on January 16th, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York as Aaliyah Dana Haughton, Aaliyah and her family relocated to Detroit, Michigan when she was a child. She was known as the Queen of R&B way before Beyonce was known as Queen Bey , Queen B or the Diva. Aaliyah got her first exposure as she appeared on Star Search in 1983, where she completely awed and amazed the crowd with her light hearted voice. She was cherished by all in the music industry from genres like pop, rock, rap, funk, and r&b She lost her life in a terrible airplane accident on August 25th, 2001 after shooting a video for her album and while working on a film.
Check out the legacy of Aaliyah below.
Aaliyah rocking her classic all white and bandana look with the black shades
Aaliyah wearing all black with draping beautiful curls.
It’s all about the chic ombre look!
Aaliyah seen in photo with Rapper Busta Rhymes, Pop singer Pink, Soul Singer Stevie Wonder and R&B singers Mya and Tyrese
Legends never die
Classic picture of Missy Elliot, Eminem, Timbaland, and Aaliyah
Two Detroit Legends : Eminem and Aaliyah
Lefteye and Aaliyah RIH Angels!