Eight years ago today, the entertainment industry lost one of its brightest stars when Aaliyah Dana Haughton, 22, was killed in a plane crash in the Bahamas. A multi-platinum recording artist, fashion icon, philanthropist, and burgeoning actress, Aaliyah left behind a body of work that made an undeniable impact on R&B music and remains a testament to her many talents. Today, NewsOne celebrates her life with a look back at some of her best moments.
Discussing her first album, Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number (1994)
Tommy Jeans Commerical
Music video for debut single “Back and Forth”
Music video for “We Need A Resolution”
On the set of her first feature film, “Romeo Must Die”