Today marks the 15 year anniversary since the amazingly talented Aaliyah Haughton died at the age of 22 in a plane crash while filming her video ‘Rock the Boat’. Known for her incredible dance moves, sweet voice and being the ‘Princess of R&B’, Aaliyah was on the verge of some major career milestones when the tragedy happened. Her music has certainly paved the way for many other artists of today, influencing the likes of Ashanti to Beyonce’ who posted a sweet tribute to her today on her instagram page. Aaliyah started off in the industry at a very young age, working with the likes of R.Kelly, Timbaland and Missy Elliott coming out with hit after hit. Although Aaliyah’s time here on earth was cut short, her contributions to the music and acting world, have left a lasting impression on her fans and peers and her songs will always remain timeless. If Aaliyah was still around today, there is no doubt, that she would still be one of the biggest artists in the world. Rest in Peace, Aaliyah.
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