The Death Of Aaliyah, God Bless Baby Girl!

January 16, 2017 is the day the Princess of R&B would’ve turned 38 years old. It is still hard to believe that its been 15 years since her tragic death at the age of 22.

Aaliyah (1979-2001) 1994

Aaliyah (1979-2001)
1994

Signed to a recording contract at the age of 12 and released her debut album at just 14, Aaliyah became an overnight R&B sensation. She pioneered a whole generation of teen stars that proceeded her. In a short amount of time she went on to sell over 20 million records worldwide releasing 3 multi-platinum albums, becoming a style icon, and launching a promising film career. At the height of her stardom, a fatal plane crash ended her life.

 

Take a look back at the short but brilliant life and career of Aaliyah:

 

 

 

 

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