Conspiracy Theories: Aaliyah vs. Beyonce
Beyoncé may be Queen Bey, but she's probably not the leader of the Singer Aaliyah died in a plane crash in , Refinery29 reported. Aaliyah Dana Haughton was an American singer, actress, and model. Born in Brooklyn, New .. Gladys Knight, who had been married to Aaliyah's uncle Barry Hankerson, was essential to the start of Aaliyah's .. was driven by her death and claimed that were she still alive, she would be seen as trying to emulate Beyoncé . The personal relationships of Aaliyah Dana Haughton have garnered attention since her death in Aaliyah met Beyoncé and the rest of Destiny's Child in
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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. 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".
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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.
As you can see, Aaliyah lost. Aaliyah was very quick at recording songs in the studio. If someone was 'irking' Aaliyah, she bent the tip of her index finger to let her team know.
Aaliyah tipped her finger in her familys eyesight when she was stuck with an overzealous production assistant on the set of 'Romeo Must Die' and they couldn't stop laughing. Aaliyah was known for her extremely mysterious aura. She never gave anything away. My mother and father always used to ask me. Missy Elliott and Timbaland, who at the time hadn't produced for anyone of Aaliyah's calibre, presented her with 'One In A Million' prepared to convince her it could be a hit - but as Missy recalls, she didn't need convincing.
I knew then there was a chemistry. She was an artist that got it" Missy told Fader. Aaliyah once prank called Quincy Jones pretending to be Christina Aguilera. Kidada Jones, Quincy's daughter, recalled joking around with her friend: She was asking my dad to do something on her record and she was just singing, and he totally believed it was her. Aaliyah was known for her cool temperament, apparently, she never showed anger. But in her own words; "I never seen Aaliyah get mad.
Aaliyah had four tattoos. Aaliyah was the first female artist to have a posthumous number one in the UK. Aaliyah was the first artist in Billboard history to achieve this feat. The week after Aaliyah's death her third studio album rose from no.
It was Aaliyah's mother's idea for her to drop her surname.
Beyonce Remembers Aaliyah
Inat age 19, Aaliyah became the youngest singer to perform at the Academy Awards. This year Lifetime will be releasing a biopic of Aaliyah called 'Aaliyah: Aaliyah met her best friend Kidada Jones while they were modelling for Tommy Hilfiger.
Kidada described the moment the two girls bonded: It was just easy. 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.
She was intimidated about meeting her as well since Aaliyah already was an established artist and she and Timbaland were starting out. Aaliyah made her along with Timbaland feel like family. Missy Eliott has said she misses Aaliyah every day.
Beyonce remembers Aaliyah 15 years after her death in adorable throwback VMA clip
She denied being involved in a posthumous Aaliyah album in August shortly after the release of " Enough Said ". Aside from Aaliyah, she also has a friendship with her brother Rashad and tweeted him during the premiere of her biopic to make sure he and Aaliyah's mother were alright. According to DMX, she personally approached him about appearing in the film. The two worked on the duet " Back in One Piece " and filmed it together.
After Aaliyah's death, DMX had an emotional message written for her aired on television. He also appeared in the music video for "Miss You" where he spoke before the song played about Aaliyah. DMX has been vocal in his disapproving of Drake using Aaliyah's unheard vocals to make a second posthumous album. DMX named one of his daughters after her as well.
There has been debate that Aaliyah would have become as successful as Beyonce has since her passing.
The picture generated some controversy because Kelly Rowland had been cropped out. Edit Jay-Z was rumored to have dated Aaliyah, which she denied in an interview. The pair were photographed together several times and Jay-Z would say that he felt her death was a precursor to the September 11 attacks that occurred the month after she died on September 11, He made a remix to her song " Miss You ", where he spoke to her and gave sentiments towards her.
He also called Aaliyah "our little angel".