Aaliyah, 22 — Died Aug. 25, 2001: Aaliyah Dana Haughton, the R&B star known simply as Aaliyah, had filmed the video for her song "Rock the Boat" in the Bahamas and was flying back to Miami when the small plane she was flying in crashed shortly after takeoff, killing seven of eight people aboard. (The eighth person died from injuries soon after.)
RIP Aaliyah - 25 August 2001.
Aaliyah outside MTV studio promoting her film Romeo Must Die.
Aaliyah She was a triple threat...wearing the ombré before it was a "trend".
Were she alive, alot of female singers now would be fighting for her effortless talent. Gone too soon.