20th Anniversary of Aaliyah’s Tragic Death | Detroit’s Brooklyn-Born Diva Was One In A Million

At the height of a superstar career, Aaliyah died in a horrible plane crash, following a music shoot for a single off her next album, which was sure to be transcending.

The 22-year-old hip-pop star, who was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., but grew up on Detroit’s west side, never got to fulfill her legacy.



Despite her early departure from life, her memory, music and influence on the game lives on.


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