Aaliyah - Wikipedia
On the day before the tenth anniversary of Aaliyah's death, DMX shares special moments he's shared with the singer. “Baby girl, better known as Aaliyah,” as producer Timbaland so he and Aaliyah would maintain a close personal and musical relationship Tags: aaliyah, Damon Dash, DMX, Drake, Jay-z, R. Kelly, Secret Love, Timbaland. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New Missy Elliott · Timbaland · R. Kelly · Junior Mafia · DMX · Static Major. Website, szsizu.info After facing allegations of an illegal marriage with Kelly, Aaliyah ended her contract with Jive and signed with Atlantic Records. Aaliyah.
She had the leading role in Romeo Must Diewhich was a box office success. She's won numerous awards, several MTV music video awards, and aside from her professional successes, many of her lyrics are very inspirational and uplifting. She also carried herself in a very professional manner.
She was well spoken. She was beautiful, but she didn't use her beauty to sell her music. She used her talent. Many young hip-hop fans greatly admire her. Aaliyah did not have a problem with being considered one. If you embrace it, it can be a very beautiful thing. I am totally cool with that. I see myself as sexy.
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If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and it can be very appealing. She reinforced her mother's belief by saying that she did feel "sexy for sure" and that she embraced it and was comfortable with this view of her. She reasoned this was due to her liking "the simple things in life".
Her mother assisted her in her career while brother Rashad Haughton and cousin Jomo Hankerson worked with her consistently. She ran all of her decisions by Rashad. In OctoberRashad stated: The circumstances surrounding this last video were really strange because my mother had eye surgery and couldn't fly.
That really bothered her because she always traveled. My dad had to take care of my mom at that time.
And I went to Australia to visit some friends. We really couldn't understand why we weren't there.
You ask yourself maybe we could have stopped it. But you can't really answer the question. There's always gonna be that question of why.
One of their last conversations concerned Aaliyah having difficulty with "another young artist" that she was trying to work with.
Knight felt the argument was "petty" and insisted that she remain being who she was in spite of the conflict. As she recalled to Vibe magazine inshe and Kelly would "go watch a movie" and "go eat" when she got tired and would then "come back and work".
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She described the relationship between her and Kelly as being "rather close. Kelly told me that he and Aaliyah got together and it was just magic. Or that she was coming and going in and out of his house. People would see her walking his dog, 12 Play, with her basketball cap and sunglasses on. Every time I asked the label, they said it was platonic. This was noted by biographer Christopher John Farley as being in present-tense, adding that it was not explaining if he meant that he had never been married and that he was only currently not.
Aaliyah did the same for the most part, but denied ever being married, in a interview. According to her biopic, the singer married R.
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Kelly without her parents' knowledge. When she and R. Kelly revealed the marriage to them, her father threatened to press statutory rape charges against R. Kelly if the marriage was not annulled.Aaliyah - Miss You [Aaliyah Tribute] Feat. DMX & Timbaland (Video)
Aaliyah was devastated over the relationship being ended and even further when R. Kelly married Andrea Lee. Brandy remembered being "so excited to meet her because she was the first girl on the scene", explaining that Aaliyah had came out before either Brandy or Monica debuted and she served as an inspiration for both of them.
Personal relationships of Aaliyah
Brandy could recall an industry that did not believe in "kid acts" which only added to how special Aaliyah was at the time. Brandy told Aaliyah how much she loved her and Aaliyah said the same thing in return, Brandy remembering it as "a great moment" she would never forget. The two performed at a radio event together. Brandy had to perform before her and saw Aaliyah in the stand where the artists were sitting, where she was "bobbing her head, really being supportive" of her.
Brandy added, "It felt like [there] was no competition, or any of that.
She was just very, very supportive. Then when she got on to perform, the entire place was singing her songs word for word, and so I was I. I was trying to sing louder than everybody else so she can hear that I knew her stuff and that I was being just as supportive as she was to me.
At the time, the two were put agains each other by the media, a stark contrast to what Aaliyah had done. Brandy thought it was very big of Aaliyah to support her. Brandy would summarize her feelings of Aaliyah, "She will forever be an inspiration to me.
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I love her and want to send love and positive energy out to her family and fans that love her. Timbaland developed a friendship with her that would last until her death.
He was featured in the music video for " We Need a Resolution ". Timbaland admitted in that he was in love with Aaliyah but would not act out on his feelings because of their age difference and because she was underage. Instead, he sought to act in a brotherly role towards her, but found it difficult to control his feelings for her. Immediately after Aaliyah died, Timbaland said he lost half of his creativity to her.
Timbaland said apart from her music, she was a brilliant person. Timbaland was against her television biopic in and held off on seeing the film. When he finally did see it, he was against it further and felt making a film about her without the consent of her family was disrespectful especially since the family had also lost Aaliyah's father Michael Haughton. Edit Aaliyah met Missy Elliott after looking for collaborators for her sophomore album. Missy Elliott worried that she would be a diva, but was surprised by Aaliyah's personality, which was the opposite of her expectations.