We celebrate the life and legacy of the late singer.
At the top of January 16, didn’t skip a beat in wishing a Happy Birthday. Thursday marks what would have been the late singer’s 41st birthday and it’s still unbelievable to think that we’re soon approaching the 20-year anniversary of her tragic death. “” Missy wrote on Twitter. “Your edgyness & smooth dancing SO EFFORTLESS your UNIQUENESS & STYLE unmatched 🔥MUSICALLY your songs will 4EVER be NEXT LEVEL! 🕊🙏🏾❤️.”
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Along with her message, Missy shared a video of Aaliyah working behind-the-scenes on one of her music videos. “I’ve always been someone who has had an affinity ” the singer says in the clip. “From to Queen of the Damned to The Matrix, they all kinda represent that for me. It’s very edgy, it’s unique, and it’s a little bit dark, and I like that in my music as well. So, I felt in taking a step into another genre that the flow with me and they know me that way in music so I thought this was the best way.”
Meanwhile, back in November 2019, on streaming services. There were rumors that fans would receive that as a gift on Aaliyah’s birthday, but it’s unclear if that is still something that will happen on Thursday. Check out a few Aaliyah throwbacks in honor of Baby Girl’s birthday.