Singer Aaliyah would have turned 40 on January 16th. She passed away in 2001 after a horrific plane crash that left her and eight others on board dead.
She was a huge influencer in the 90s as her music career took off. Her death was shocking to the music community, some of who are still in mourning.
Happy birthday, Baby Girl ðð¹
Aaliyah would have been 40 today. pic.twitter.com/pPeGU7uWqx
— Complex (@Complex) January 16, 2019
Even to this day, Aaliyah is remembered for her fashion-forward moments and even is a popular Halloween costume. Fans are always paying homage to the iconic artist.
— WORLDSTARHIPHOP (@WORLDSTAR) January 16, 2019
VIBE Magazine featured theirÂ cover from 2001 from shortly before her death.
— Vibe Magazine (@VibeMagazine) January 16, 2019
She’ll forever be one of the most iconic artists to come out of the 90s and will be forever missed!