Hard to believe 11 years have passed since the music world was shaken with news of R&B starlet Aaliyah‘s untimely passing. Indeed, the then-22 year old – whose career had already seen itself lined with accomplishments – seemed poise to take her career into the stratosphere.
But, that fateful August 25th day saw an unfortunate, other result.
In her wake, the singer has left many adoring fans and an everlasting impression on R&B. And, with news of unreleased tracks from the songstress soon set to make their way to music shelves, it’s safe to say that we have yet to hear the last of the ‘One In A Million’ maestra.
And while the Twitterverse was set alight this morning with faithful fans mourning and celebrating her life, now the stars have joined the salute to this awesome songstress. See who after the jump:
Drake : “RIP Baby Girl…in my ear at every show letting me know the next move I should make. Love you.”
Missy Elliot :” Aaliyah til this very day u r still in Your own Lane! Ure music is Timeless! We miss u! #WeLoveuAaliyah!”
Timbaland: “#ripaaliyah miss you babygirl”,
Mary J Blige : “Good morning twitter fam. Let’s all take a moment to remember our sister Aaliyah!!! #ripaaliyah”
Nicki Minaj: “#RIPAaliyah We’ll always love you”
Ne-Yo: “Today is the day that the R&B Angel Aaliyah passed on. RT if you loved her the way I did!!WE MISS YOU BABYGIRL!!!!”
Lil Kim: “#RIPAaliyah My Sister ”
Frank Ocean: “RIP to the Beautiful and Talented Aaliyah”.
And with many more sure to come, join That Grape Juice as we remember Miss Haughton. R.I.P.