From Drake's reported tattoo of Aaliyah on his back to Timbaland's admission to being in love with her, the late singer has been the talk of the blogosphere recently. Aaliyah, you recall, died at the age of 22 in a tragic plane crash with eight others weeks before 9/11. Unlike other celebrities who have died young, drama hasn't really overshadowed Aaliyah's legacy. Perhaps that's because she kept her family close.
From day one, they were extremely involved in her career. Her mother's brother, Barry Hankerson, who managed R. Kelly and had also been married to Gladys Knight,...
AALIYAH starts speaking about a dream: [i]I lift off, I feel free. No one can reach me. A wonderful feeling. Still, I'm worried that dream a little. What does he want to tell me? That I would escape from the pressures of success?It is dark in my favorite dream. Someone followed me. Why, I do not know. I'm afraid. Then suddenly I lift off. I fly it. Far away. How do I feel myself? As if I sponges in the air. Free.Weightless. No one can reach me. No one can touch me. A wonderful feeling.Still, I'm worried that dream a little. What does he want to tell me?I would also like to fly in real life...
BET remembers 'baby girl.'
By Eb the Celeb
Posted: 08/01/2011 05:37 PM EDT
Filed Under BET Music Special, Aaliyah
August 25 will mark 10 years since we lost Aaliyah, the rising star in a tragic plane crash in the Bahamas. She was just 22 years old when she passed. Had just begun making a name for herself in Hollywood and had already cemented her talent as a singer and dancer. In just a short time she touched our ears and hearts with her angelic smile and soulful voice and we'll be...
According to Idolator, Aaliyah's brother, Rashad Haughton, tweeted Tuesday (March 6) that "no official album [is] being released and supported by the Haughton family," but he did not deny that her label and producers were working on the project.