In a clip posted to Beyonce‘s Instagram, she’s interviewing Aaliyah on the red carpet at the .
"I said to myself, 'I'm just gonna be her brother.' Oh man, I was fightin', I was fightin' a lot—a big war.
Aaliyah Haughton's sudden death has touched fans the world over, but for those who knew and loved her, the tragedy has been almost unimaginably painful. I never met a person like her in my life," Dash said, his voice breaking with emotion. Every memory every day was a special event, whether it was going to a store or going to a movie or just sitting in a house.
Aaliyah's boyfriend, Roc-a-Fella co-CEO Damon Dash, said Tuesday that losing her was heartbreaking. Wherever we were was like our own little party, in our own little world." The couple shared the ability to thrive in varying social settings from Harlem to the Hamptons and beyond as well as a certain sense of humor, Dash remembered.
After Timbaland sings the praises of Elliott ("She was just super dope..was God-sent; that was my sister") and Timberlake ("Me and Justin, it's the weirdest thing.
We just say we're gonna kill them and then we kill them...
At age 12, Aaliyah signed with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson's Blackground Records. Kelly, who became her mentor, as well as lead songwriter and producer of her debut album, Age Ain't Nothing but a Number.
The album sold three million copies in the United States and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
We get together, we break bread and we spill out music.
That's what we do"), he soon turns toward his complicated feelings toward another famous performer."When I first met Aaliyah—it time for the world to hear this, I'm gonna give a little secret—I was in love with her.
“And I was like, ' Don't get on it.' And she was just like, ' You know, I gotta do it.' You know, it was a complicated situation, but she had to go do that video."Aaliyah wrapped shooting for “Rock the Boat” early and decided to leave the Abaco Islands one day ahead of schedule. You know, and what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and you just gotta deal with the cards that life deals you."A few years later after Aaliyah’s death, Dash married fashion designer Rachel Roy.
Instead of hopping aboard the G5 that the pop star and her crew originally intended to use to fly back to the States, they took a smaller jet — a choice that led to one of the music industry’s biggest losses."If I was there, I would have made sure that that jet that was supposed to be for her ... "I wouldn't have got on that plane, you know what I'm saying? The couple divorced in 2009 after four years of marriage and share daughters Ava, 16, and Tallulah, 7.