Monday, August 31, 2020

Aaliyah’s Legacy Celebrated On 19th Anniversary Of Her Death

19 years ago today, R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died in a plane crash at the age of 22. The star had just shot a music video for her single “Rock The Boat” in the Bahamas and sadly passed away on her way back to Miami.

The icon, who is referred to as the Princess of R&B, made a huge impression on the music scene and continues to make an impact on today’s biggest name , the “More Than A Woman” hitmaker has gone on to influence many modern-day artists including Drake, Rihanna, Ciara, Jhene Aiko, and Alicia Keys, to name a few.
On Twitter, her legacy is being celebrated underneath the hashtag “Aaliyah19Years” by her loyal fans.
 Aaliyah was accompanied by seven members of her crew — video director Douglas Kratz, 28, record label executive Gina Smith, 30, bodyguard Scott Gallin, 41, hairstylists Anthony Dodd, 34, and Eric Forman, 29, make-up artist Christopher Maldonado, 32, and her friend Keeth Wallace, 49 — who all perished in the accident.

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