Celebs and Aaliyah’s best friends she considered family tweeted their reflections and we rounded up what they had to say:
Missy Elliot: Aaliyah til this very day u r still in Your own Lane! Ure music is Timeless! We miss u! #WeLoveuAaliyah!
Timbaland: #ripaaliyah miss you babygirl
Mary J Blige: Good morning twitter fam. Let’s all take a moment to remember our sister Aaliyah!!! #ripaaliyah
Uncle Rush: Aalliyah, we miss you baby girl
Drake: RIP Baby Girl…in my ear at every show letting me know the next move I should make. Love you.
Mashonda: I will never forget that evening we sat down with Aaliyah in 1999.It was a creative meeting for her new album. 2 weeks later “Gotta Man”
LaLa: She was so far ahead of her time…ur music & ur spirit still lives on..may u continue to rest in peace..we LOVE u..we CELEBRATE u #Aaliyah
Lil Duval: For my generation Aaliyah was to women what 2pac was to men. #ripaaliyah
Big Tigger: A #Toast to our #Angel watching over us all…. RIP Aaliyah!!! Missing you a decade later!!!
I can’t take @cthagod humping the air to the aaliyah mix right now
Michelle Williams: RIP AALIYAH! Loved and truly missed!
KeKe Palmer: I miss Aaliyah so much.
Alesha Renee:I was working at AGACI2 @the Galleria in Hou when I heard about Aaliyah. I clocked out n went hm crying. I dreamed. Of mtg her She was majic
AJ Calloway: Aaliyah Dana Haughton – One of the most beautiful spirits I have encountered. We are still missing u…
I was in the car with @Ludacris on our way to a Power 106 event when we got the news Aaliyah had died. She was One in a Million.
Ciara: AALIYAH…A PRECIOUS SPIRIT…ONE OF A KIND…CAN NEVER BE REPLACED
Stephen Hill: This Aaliyah show on BET tonight at 8pm. Her story from those who KNOW it. It’s long over due…but right on time.
Tisha Campbell Martin: Go to simplytisha.com homepage now, and check out song by me “The First time…” Think of Aaliyah… S/O to GoodRandomness for the tribute
Royce Reed: Now Playing: Aaliyah…All day Every Album
Maxwell: AALIYAH REST IN PEACE
Q Tip: RIP 2 my girl aaliyah. Man seems like yesterday.
Affion Crockett: When I met Aaliyah, she was so HUMBLE. She spoke 1st, no DIVA ish.. Beautiful person. #Respect
Lil Kim: #RIPAaliyah My Sister 🙁
Frank Ocean: RIP to the Beautiful and Talented Aaliyah
Sole: RIP Babygirl #Aaliyah
(Parts of this article were written with content submitted in a theybf publication)